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  • Northland Power acquires DeBu offshore wind project +

    Northland Power has completed the acquisition of the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind project from Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The Read More
  • New shore power system operational in Montreal +

    The City of Montreal is now able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cruise ships docked at the Alexandra Pier Read More
  • BioAmber to take full control of Sarnia plant +

    BioAmber Inc. has inked an agreement to purchase Mitsui & Co Ltd.'s minority stake in its Sarnia joint venture. The Read More
  • OCGC names new chief executive +

    The board of directors at the Ontario Capital Growth Corp. (OCGC) has appointed Steve Romanyshyn as its new president and Read More
  • Boralex closes financing for France wind farm +

    Boralex Inc. has closed a $67.9 million financing for the 30 MW Chemin de Grès wind farm in France. The Read More
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Thom Skinner, the CFO at CO2 Solutions Inc. has officially retired. He will work with the company in a consultant role to ensure a smooth transition. Skinner will be replaced by Jérémie Lavoie

Aviva Canada is adding a new category to its Aviva Community Fund, a challenge for budding entrepreneurs to secure funding for their climate change solutions. The Community Legacy category, a $150,000 prize, joins the $1 million Community Fund.  

New Flyer Industries Inc. has won a contract to supply 14 Xcelsior clean diesel powered, 60-foot articulated heavy-duty buses to Brampton Transit. The announcement was made on June 27.

The third phase of the of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai is getting some financial help from Export Development Canada (EDC). The Crown corp’s US$72 million (part of a larger US$655 project financing) contribution comes as a result of the solar park’s use of solar panels from Guelph ON-based Canadian Solar.

S2G BioChem is bringing its green chemistry to Sarnia ON. The Vancouver-based company has kick started work on its first standalone biorefinery demonstration plant to be located in the southern Ontario city.