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A wind turbine against a blue sky is part of Phase 1 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan A renewable triple: Canada’s first large-scale wind-solar-storage combo

Saskatchewan Research Council energizes Phase 2 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility

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Cover of the book
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Connecting Canada’s energy efficiency sector

Co-authors Pierre Langlois and Geneviève Gauthier wrote Canada’s first comprehensive book on energy efficiency in our country

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XPRIZE Bloomberg press conference earlier this year.
Education, Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global XPRIZE and COSIA partner to solve the carbon challenge

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance has partnered with XPRIZE to inspire innovators to solve the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenge.

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Kirsten Marcia, P. Geo. President, CEO, Director, of DEEP Geothermal in her yard, where she spends a lot of time.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Saskatchewan Mining for heat: Saskatchewan’s geothermal project

Kirsten Marcia, president and CEO of DEEP Geothermal, talks about the next steps for her company’s project and the support from the province of Saskatchewan.

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Several people are standing together to accept their awards from FortisBC.
Energy, British Columbia Ten top energy savers applauded at FortisBC’s annual awards

FortisBC recognized 10 regional organizations that achieved outstanding energy savings in their sectors over the past year.

John Thompson, Chair of RFG2018.
Energy, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global Sustainability for future generations

The Resources for Future Generations Conference (RFG2018) hopes to kickstart a collective effort to address the challenges we face in our future.

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A drone shot of Resthaven near the end of construction.
Energy, Alberta Excellence is a standard at CSV Midstream Solutions

Strong company values, intelligent design decisions and a cohesive team bring CSV Resthaven gas plant from design to production efficiently and under budget.

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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
Ener-Core is commercializing its two-megawatt KG2-3GEF/PO Power Oxidizer, which can run on waste and low-quality gases from a wide variety of industries, with Siemens/Dresser-Rand.
Energy, Technology Ener-core creates energy from low-BTU gas

Ener-Core is bringing environmental and revenue-generating possibilities to mining operations

by Jessica Kirby
The Pfisterer CrossPower System offers several benefits to remote mining locations, including lower energy costs and portability.
Energy, Technology Are mini-grids the future of energy?

Pfisterer/THEnergy has released a portable solar and wind mini-grid to benefit remote mine sites.

by Jessica Kirby
The Hon. Sergio Marchi, president and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association, spoke with chamber of commerce members, guests and media in Cranbrook, B.C., on October 19, 2016.
Energy Boosting Canada’s power

The Hon. Sergio Marchi spoke in Cranbrook about the massive spending needed to update and expand Canada’s electricity infrastructure.

by Marie Milner
Overhead photo of IsoEnergy site.
Mining Insider, Energy, British Columbia IsoEnergy Completes Amalgamation and Receives Conditional Listing Approval from TSXV

The Company plans to use available funds to explore its Thorburn Lake Project and Radio Project

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Picture of LNG powered haul truck.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, Global LNG becoming increasingly popular in powering the mining industry

The mining industry has seen a steady increase in the use of LNG in various mining applications.

Solar-diesel hybrid power plant.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Global A new, cost-efficient compact hybrid system for solar–diesel microgrids targets the Mining Industry

The system is able to run on 100% solar power during the day, when solar radiation is highest.

Graphic of the Energy and Mines World Congress.
Education, Energy, Mines, Ontario How can mining operators further reduce their carbon emissions?

The Energy and Mines World Congress will be held in Toronto, ON on November 21 - 22.

Picture of Canada Carbon map.
Mining Insider, Energy, Exploration, Products & equipment, Global Canada Carbon to explore testing of thermally upgraded graphite for X-energy’s Xe-100 Reactor Series

X-energy is dedicated to developing transformational nuclear energy solutions that change the world.

Workers tend the Pristine-M test facility operating at the AES Coal Fired Energy facility near Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Keep coal burning, but reduce the footprint

Clean Coal Technologies Inc.’s Pristine M dehydration process reduces the environmental impact of coal mining in North America, sparking global interest.

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Morgan Solar uses Sun Simba CPV modules.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Morgan Solar Wins Contract to Build Largest Solar Project in Alberta

Morgan Solar was awarded the contract to build Alberta Solar One

by Kevin Miller
Pictured left to right: Joe Bacsu, Lliam Hildebrand, Adam Cormier.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Iron & Earth Promotes the Unification of Oil and Gas with Renewable Energies

A focus on retraining and outreach drives this non-profit organization to diversify Canada’s tradespeople to match Canada’s changing economy.

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Solar panels and wind turbine against blue sky.
Energy, Global THEnergy supports off-grid renewable energy projects

THEnergy signed a contract with an international renewable energy finance company to support off-grid renewable energy projects

by THEnergy
An aerial view of the Nanticoke Generating Station in 2007, when it was still operating. The plant will be converted to a 44-megawatt solar panel farm.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Ontario Ontario to convert largest coal plant in North America to solar farm

Nanticoke Generating Station—former serial emitter of greenhouse gasses will be converted to a 44-megawatt solar panel farm.

by Peter Caulfield
FORCE installs one of four subsea power cables in the Minas Passage.
Energy, Maritimes Nova Scotia facility could make Canada a global leader in tidal energy

FORCE is Canada’s leading research centre for in-stream tidal energy.

by Peter Caulfield
EATL line with a canola field under.
Energy, Alberta The Eastern Alberta Transmission Line (EATL) was energized in December 2015

The EATL was energized in December 2015 after an extensive landowner consultation process and three year’s construction using innovative helicopter techniques

by Jessica Kirby
Premier Christy Clark and BC Hydro announced the preferred proponent for Site C’s main civil works contract, which will see 1,500 jobs created during peak construction.
Energy, British Columbia Site C’s main civil works contract will create thousands of jobs

Site C’s main civil works contract will create thousands of jobs and business opportunities in B.C., especially in the Peace River region.

by Jessica Kirby
Photo of heavy-duty mining truck.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology GFS Corp names Wajax and Cullen Diesel Power as new Canadian Distributors

Wajax will represent the EVO-MT® Systems in Eastern and Central Canada, and Northern British Columbia. Cullen Diesel Power will service Southern B.C.

Rod Thomas, president of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
Energy New securities regulations will make it easier for mining juniors to raise money

The amendments were announced in September 2015 by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA)

by Peter Caulfield
Tony Beets, Yukon gold miner and one of the stars of Gold Rush. — Justin Kelly photo
Education, Energy, Sustainability & environment Our Top 10 mining and energy stories from 2015

Check out the most popular articles enjoyed by our readers last year.

La Grande dam in Quebec shown with a skiff of snow on the ground
Energy, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec Top 10 hydroelectric dams in Canada

Hydroelectricity dam construction has led to Canada producing 60 per cent of its power from its waterways.

by Jessica Kirby
Oil barrels stacked on pallets
Energy, Alberta The $9-billion Kearl Oilsands mine: An overview

The Kearl development represents the next generation of oilsands mining

by James Rose
An aerial shot of the Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse before the upgrade project started.
Energy, British Columbia The hydropower boom in British Columbia

Large hydroelectric facilities in British Columbia are being upgraded to meet the growing needs of this province.

by Kirsten Armleder

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