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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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Stock Market

The governments of Canada and Quebec are contributing $4.4 million in funding to two water projects in the Municipality of Magdalen Islands. The federal money comes from its Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF).

Ottawa has kicked started its search for senior executives to lead the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, made the announcement on May 8.

Telecommunications equipment and service provider Huawei introduced its wireless eLTE SmartGrid system at the Hannover MESSE 2017 last month. The company said in a news release that the solution will help accelerate the digital transformation of electric power companies.

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is giving small and medium businesses in several sectors in Atlantic Canada additional financial assistance. In support of the Atlantic Growth Strategy, BDC is providing a $280 million financing package for SMEs in the information and communication technology (ICT), agri-food, ocean technology and tourism industries.

SolarWindow Technologies Inc.’s transparent, electricity-generating coatings have completed freeze-thaw performance testing, a necessary step for the commercialization of the product. The coatings have the ability to turn windows into electricity generating devices.