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  • 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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IBI Group, an integrated design and technology firm with more than 40 years in designing livable and sustainable urban environments, has joined the Smart Cities Council as a North America lead partner.

The StandUp Ventures Fund I, an investment vehicle dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs in the cleantech, healthcare and IT sectors, has achieved its first financing. The Business Development Bank of Canada contributed $5 million to the fund, which is being managed by the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF).

Energy storage company Peak Power Inc. has secured an undisclosed investment from Osmington Inc., a commercial real estate company controlled by Thomson Reuters chair David Thomson.

Eguana Technologies Inc. is getting more orders for its residential energy storage system, AC Battery, from its partner E-Gear LLC. The orders come as a result of the Hawaiian Customer Self Supply program.

LG Chem Ltd. is now offering its range of residential energy storage systems to the North American market, the company announced on April 19.