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Politics, Policy and Regulation of green tech in Canada

News Briefs

  • 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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New data from Lux Research says that Canadian companies developing and selling technology to cut carbon emissions have a big opportunity in front of them. The research firm says the market is estimated to be worth $120 billion.

Speakers during the final session at the Conference Board of Canada’s recent Reshaping Energy 2017 event in Ottawa noted that setting greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and having aspirations for a low carbon economy are a good first step. What Canada needs though is a concrete plan, they said.

Canada’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while at the same time grow the economy through a national carbon price will have mixed results, according to a new analysis from the Conference Board of Canada.

That the bidding for 200 MW of wind energy in Saskatchewan is going to be competitive might be an understatement. At least it is, according to David Warner, manager of development at EDF EN Canada.

The North American renewable energy industry is unlikely to see a big change under US President Donald Trump, according to a panel at last week’s Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) Spring Forum.