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  • H2O Innovation subsidiary lands new deals in US +

    H2O Innovation Inc.’s operation and maintenance (O&M) services subsidiary Utility Partners LLC (UP) has renewed two contracts and extended the Read More
  • EDC offers new green bond +

    Export Development Canada’s (EDC) latest green bond has been priced. Set at $500 million with a 1.8 fixed rate, the Read More
  • Capital Power moving ahead with New Frontier Wind +

    After Capital Power Corp. inked an agreement to sell 87% of the electricity generated from the yet to be constructed Read More
  • General Fusion takes new step towards reactor design +

    Vancouver’s General Fusion has hired two industry veterans to help lead the company through the development of a proof-of-concept fusion Read More
  • Federal, Ontario governments take big step in reducing diesel reliance in FN communities +

    The $60 million in federal funding to connect the Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s electricity grid is a major step Read More
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ECO Canada's Internship Program received $8.9 million from the Department of Natural Resources. The money, which provides up to 50% in salary for environmental jobs in natural resource sectors, is expected to result in fulfilling or creating 650 jobs.

With buildings accounting for upwards of 40% of all energy used and a third of greenhouse gas emissions globally, developing approaches to reduce GHGs from them is critical to meeting climate objectives. A new standard from the ISO is expected to help on that front. 

Late last month, a biosolids project involving source separated organics (SSO) was completed in Calgary. Built by Chinook Resource Management Group, the project is the first composting facility delivered in the P3 model in Canada. Chinook is a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders in a partner. 

A dozen methane emissions reductions projects have received funding from Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA). The amount of funding for the 12 projects is $29.5 million with the total value of the projects topping $83 million.

The federal government is giving Enerlab 2000 Inc. a helping hand in developing an environmentally friendly source of insulation. The company secured $1.34 million from Natural Resources Canada's Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program.