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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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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.

Any suggestions that governments can simply get out of the way, let greener and cleaner technologies develop and see them adopted on their own are simply wrong, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources heard on April 4.