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

Eco-Shift Power Corp. has landed another big contract in the United States, this time a 38-site project in Washington State to begin later this quarter. This adds to two contracts with the same customer, a national retailer, in Utah and Wyoming.

Smartcool Systems Inc. has inked an agreement with SmartACR to bring the company under the Smartcool banner. SmartACR has had success in the SME market with companies such as Dunkins Donuts, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Nestle Foods, Campbell's and Victoria Stations. The distributor was also successful at receiving rebates and subsidies from utilities in the US Northeast.

Preliminary results from the Independent Electricity System Operator reveal that Ontario has done a good job of achieving some fourth quarter 2014 energy conservation goals, but failed in others.

An event that was seeking new and innovative products and services from Canadian technology firms to meet challenges in the UK green building and sustainable design sector saw Eco-Shift Power come in second.

Electric utilities working with Simple Energy now have an added tool to help their customers reduce energy consumption. The Boulder CO-based company unveiled Marketplace on February 24, a new piece of software that allows utilities to connect their customers to rebates on energy efficient products.