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Clear Blue Technologies is a five-year overnight success story. CEO Miriam Tuerk said startups are created by communities, not individuals.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global Creating firsts in smart off-grid technology

Miriam Tuerk, CEO of Clear Blue Technologies, talks about her solar power startup and its success with smart off-grid technology.

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Rodger McLean, Chair of the Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC) was one of industry leaders who responded to Tuesday's BC budget.
Energy, Mines, British Columbia Mining, Construction, Taxpayers and Accountant Associations respond to BC budget

The BC Budget 2018 was released on February 20th and reaction was swift from provincial associations.

a collage image with pictures of mining sites and people at work
Energy, Mines, Technology Mining and Energy’s 10 most-read stories of 2017

Check out some of the most popular Mining and Energy articles we published last year.

by Danielle Cameron
Left to right: Ben Marken (Selkirk College), Blair Weston (FortisBC), Roger Austin (Austin Engineering), Darren McElhinney (FortisBC), Mary Austin (Austin Engineering) and Jason Taylor (Selkirk College)
Energy, Technology, British Columbia 3-D printing innovation in engineering

Selkirk College and Austin Engineering worked together to create a 3-D printed model of the proposed Corra Linn dam upgrades for FortisBC.

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Inproheat
Energy, Technology Efficient hot water production with SubCom®

Inproheat uses sixty years of experience and refined SubCom® technology to compete in the final phase of Foresight’s ARCTIC challenge.

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Near Pincher Creek with Livingston Range in background.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Energy winds are changing

CanWEA reports on wind energy in Alberta

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Rob Miller worked with 3G Energy when they were Vector Wind Energy Inc., before returning to take the role of Vice President with 3G.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global, Ontario Renewable winds blow across Canada

3G Energy creates wind and solar energy projects from start to finish with a focus on aboriginal engagement wherever possible.

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Dave Rogers, founder, president and CEO of Amp Solar Group Inc.
Company Profiles, Energy, Ontario Amp Solar powers change

Amp solar and Alectra Energy Solutions create a battery storage solution for their Ontario Class A customers.

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Pictured is a piece of construction equipment in the foreground with a view of the Peace River Valley beyond.
Energy, British Columbia Let’s talk jobs at Site C dam in Fort St. John

BC Hydro's Site C Clean Energy Project is providing lots of jobs.

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Waneta Dam in Trail, B.C.
Energy, British Columbia Trail mayor Mike Martin speaks to Waneta Dam’s sale to BC Hydro

What does BC Hydro’s purchase of Waneta Dam mean for the West Kootenay? Trail mayor Mike Martin explains how the sale will affect the community

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Three wind turbines are located on flat land near an irrigated field with mountains in the background.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global New winds are blowing: Canada’s energy shifts to renewable resources

According to the National Energy Board, Canada ranks higher than other developed countries in regards to its energy derived from renewable resources

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Graphic from Scotiabank, showing the prices of industrial commodities.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Global Digging deep into metals & minerals: Scotiabank Special Report

A renewed sense of optimism is expected in the global mining industry as industrial commodity prices are beginning to rise.

Ikea Canada is set to purchase a $58.6 million wind power facility near Drumheller, Alberta.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta IKEA makes move to purchase second wind farm in Alberta

IKEA creates a sustainable future for their shoppers

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Picture of gloved hand, displaying a piece of glass with a wafer-thin piece of silicon on it.
Energy, Products & equipment The Age of Solar? Cutting-edge technology is helping to usher in a new era of alternative energy use

California-based Rayton Solar aims to create the world's most cost-effective source of energy, and is proving as a catalyst for other innovative entrepreneurs.

by Elizabeth James
Valemount Marina
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Geothermal sustainability closer than ever in British Columbia

The forestry town of Valemount has been slowly re-inventing itself for a sustainable future with their plans to become Canada’s first geothermal village.

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An aerial view (via drone) of the Tecolutla onshore oil and gas development block in the Tampico-Misantla Basin, located within Mexico’s Veracruz state.
Energy, Alberta, Global Mexican energy reform: follow “first movers” to find oil and gas opportunities in the south

International Frontier Resources of Calgary has been awarded an onshore oil & gas development block in Mexico because of the de-nationalization of the industry.

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2017 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductee, James 'Jim' Carter.
Energy, Alberta Oilsands pioneer James “Jim” Carter inducted into the 2017 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

A pioneer of the oil sands, education advocate, and respectful leader is inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

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Robin Campbell, President of the Coal Association of Canada.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global Coal Association of Canada “disappointed” with federal coal phase-out announcement

CAC is disappointed in the federal government's announcement to accelerate the phase out all traditional coal-fired generation by 2030.

This aerial shot of Nelson Hydro's Bonnington generating station shows the clearcut where the solar garden has been built.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia A successful sunny garden

Nelson, B.C., grew a solar garden in a year and a half with the help of its citizens

by Virginia Rasch
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