Gaz Métro LP is acquiring Standard Solar, a move that expands the former’s US solar energy business. It also gives Gaz Métro the opportunity to combine solar with other energy sources such as natural gas.
General Fusion says its plasma injector technology has reached the minimum performance levels required for a larger scale, integrated prototype. This marks a significant step in the company's progress toward development of its fusion energy technology.
Pattern Energy Group LP's nearly 185 MW Meikle Wind project is now fully operational in British Columbia. The addition of the project to the provincial grid increases BC’s installed wind energy capacity by more than one third.
The commissioning of the 18 MW Gunn’s Hill wind energy project in Oxford County in Ontario is significant in a number of ways. It’s the province’s largest and first community and Indigenous peoples owned wind development. As well, it was able to overcome opposition within the community to get built.
Data from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) reveals the growth of solar energy in the US continues unabated. According to figures released contained in a soon-to-be-released report, more than 14,600 MW solar energy capacity was added in 2016 compared to nearly 7,500 MW in 2015.