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The head office of BC Hydro in downtown Vancouver.
Energy, British Columbia BCUC establishes Public Review Process for BC Hydro’s Fiscal 2020–2021 Rate Application

The BCUC has established a public proceeding that includes an opportunity for public comment and participation

David Ningeongan, president of the Kivalliq Inuit Association, MP Yvonne Jones and associates at Hydro link announcement.
Energy, Nunavut Government of Canada supports Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link work to bring clean energy to Nunavut

The Government of Canada, through the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), is supporting two-years of technical and feasibility work

An aerial view of A 2.8 MWp floating solar plant in Cambodia.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global Ciel & Terre partners Cleantech Solar for flagship floating solar plant in Cambodia

The floating solar farm installed in Cambodia (2.8 MWp) is a world-premiere for several reasons

Havila Kystruten’s coastal vessels.
Energy, Global Corvus Energy awarded the marine world’s biggest battery package by Norwegian Electric Systems

The equipment from Corvus Energy is scheduled for delivery in 2020 and the coastal route vessels will be in service from 2021.

The National Energy Board (NEB) Reconsideration report on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.
Energy, Global NEB releases reconsideration report for Trans Mountain Expansion Project

The overall recommendation is that the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is in the Canadian public interest and should be approved.

Ken Kobly, Alberta Chamber of Commerce President and CEO
Energy, Alberta Alberta Chambers of Commerce sound alarm at Canada’s growing divisions over infrastructure projects

There is enormous demand for Canadian energy products, which are some of the cleanest and most ethically-produced in the world

by Ken Kobly, Alberta Chamber of Commerce President and CEO
Members of the H2PORTS working team in Valencia, Spain.
Energy, Global Ballard is a member of H2PORTS Project to demo hydrogen as alternative fuel to European ports

Ballard Power Systems provide clean energy products that reduce customer costs and risks, and help customers solve difficult technical challenges.

Aerial view of the Revelstoke Dam.
Energy, British Columbia BC Hydro’s internal review: cut costs and develop new revenue streams

Part of making sure BC Hydro works better for customers is expanding oversight of the Crown corporation by the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC).

A New Flyer Xcelsior fuel cell electric bus.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global Ballard-powered New Flyer fuel cell electric buses ready to deliver zero-emission transit in U.S.

Fuel-cell electric buses (FCEB) are anticipated to offer a one-to-one replacement for diesel and CNG buses as they are zero-emission vehicles

Petro-Canada EV fast charger located in Milton, ON.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global Petro-Canada to provide EV drivers with Canada’s first coast-to-coast network of fast chargers

More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway at strategically located Petro-Canada stations from Nova Scotia to British Columbia.

Group of workers using mining equipment in the field.
Energy, Global Energold announces new contracts for $21 Million combined – oil/gas and green energy divisions

Energold provides a comprehensive range of drilling services from early stage exploration to onsite operations as well as manufacturing

The abandoned Redwater oil well site in Alberta.
Energy, Alberta Supreme Court rules companies must fund reclamation of abandoned oil and gas wells, even if bankrupt

The Alberta Energy Regulator requires that licenses for extracting, processing, or transporting oil and gas include an obligation to plug and cap wells

Win turbines, with graph showing growth of wind energy over 10 years.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Global 2018-in-review: Wind energy on track to add approximately 1,000 MW of new capacity in 2019

With a 10-year average annual growth rate of 20 per cent, wind energy has been the largest source of new electricity capacity for over a decade.

Picture of executives announcing merger of two companies, standing outside on snowy day.
Energy, Ontario Thunder Bay Hydro and Kenora Hydro announce merger that will improve efficiency and delivery

The merger to SYNERGY NORTH is set to significantly change and improve the electricity landscape in Northern Ontario

Waneta Expansion.
Energy, British Columbia Trust, Columbia Power purchase Waneta expansion

The Trust and Columbia Power, which currently own 49 per cent of Waneta Expansion, worked closely with the BC Government to make this purchase possible.

Logo for the Prairie Climate Centre.
Energy, Manitoba Exploring the impact of winter climate change

A presentation on climate change will be held on January 30 at Richardson College in Winnipeg.

Graphic showing a cloud-based Energy System platform - an aerial view of a cityscape with green energy details.
Energy, Technology, Maritimes Siemens Canada, NB Power and Nova Scotia Power to develop the electrical grid of the future

The pilot, officially called the Smart Grid Atlantic project, is being funded in part by the Government of Canada's Strategic Innovation Fund.

Allen Schaeffer
Energy, Technology, Global Davos: Shaping the Future of Mobility, Energy, Infrastructure and Manufacturing

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting is held annually in Davos, Switzerland

by Allen Schaeffer
Carbon Engineering plant.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Carbon Engineering announces investment from Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures

These investments highlight the first significant collaboration between the air capture field and two energy industry leaders

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