Transportation
Electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, fuel cells and other forms of clean transportation

News Briefs

  • 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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GreenPower Motor Company Inc. has kicked started a demonstration tour of its Synapse 72 all-electric school bus. The Vancouver-based company is showcasing the Type D bus to 31 organizations in California that have secured funding to buy all-electric school buses.

Solar Ship and Zenair Ltd. are taking their partnership to the next level, teaming up to convert the latter’s short take-off and landing (STOL) CH750 aircraft into an electric bush plane. This new aircraft, capable of taking off in areas without runways, will be recharged by either a battery swap or electric vehicle rechargers.

Salt Spring Island, the largest of the Southern Gulf Islands just off the coast of mainland British Columbia, has installed its 100th electric vehicle charging station.

Generally, Plug’n Drive’s electric vehicle driver report concludes that more people aren’t buying EVs because they lack the knowledge to make informed decisions. The Driving EV Uptake in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) report was released on May 30.

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Ballard Power Systems has teamed up with Kenworth Truck Company on a demonstration of fuel cell powered trucks. The class 8 drayage truck, which will be powered by a FCveloCity-HD 85 kW fuel cell engine, will haul shipping containers from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to area warehouses and intermodal facilities during a two-year demonstration program.

Ballard Kenworth image