Energy Efficiency
Reducing and conserving existing energy resources

News Briefs

  • 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

A supermarket in Minnesota is the first location for Smartcool Systems Inc.’s latest energy conservation deployment. The Vancouver-based company teamed with Airtest Technologies Inc. and Total Energy Concepts on the installation of a wireless demand control ventilation (DCV) system.

Figures released by Hydro Ottawa this week show the municipally-owned electric utility is doing its part of reduce energy consumption and demand. The utility says it saved approximately 415 GWh of electricity between 2011 and 2014. This exceeds targets established by the province and resulted from an increase in customers using conservation programs.

The Climate Group has called on every single city and utility around the world to schedule the switch of their street lighting to LED by 2025 and launched its new major global campaign called “LED = Lower Emissions Delivered” to encourage local governments, cities and utilities to embrace the carbon and cost benefits of switching to LED.

Neurio is taking smart home energy monitoring product to the next level. The Vancouver-based company unveiled its Home Energy Monitor, a device that allows users to track their electricity use in real time without having to install multiple sensors.

REGEN Energy Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against eCurv Inc. REGEN alleges that eCurv, a Cambridge MA firm that sells energy management products, has infringed on two of its core demand management patents.