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Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Sustainable fuels, not just electric cars, are important to reduce transport emissions

Sustainable fuels could play an important role in reducing transport emissions even as electric vehicles become cheaper, says a new study

Sun Flower, a kinetic sculpture, designed by Ricardo Solar Lezama, Viktoriya Kovaleva, and Armando Solar.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Technology, Global Winning designs for Energy Generating Public Artwork announced at the 24th World Energy Congress

LAGI 2019 Abu Dhabi challenged design teams to create large-scale works of public art that also produce clean kilowatt-hours for the Masdar City grid

Geir Bjørkeli, CEO of Corvus Energy, addresses the 450 guests at the opening ceremonies of the new Corvus battery factory in Bergen, Norway.
Energy, Products & equipment, Global Corvus Energy opens a new battery factory in Norway

Norwegian-Canadian designer and manufacturer of energy storage solutions for marine propulsion and electrical systems opens second factory to meet demand

Inside view of Veolia Water Technologies processing plant.
Energy, Global Veolia selected by Toyota Tsusho and Orocobre to supply lithium refining technologies

Thanks to low-cost operations and strong demand from Japanese battery makers, lithium carbonate volumes have been steadily increasing

Control room at IESO.
Energy, Ontario IESO Demonstration Project to Test Ontario’s First Local Electricity Market

A key learning from this pilot will be how local electricity markets can be integrated with the provincial electricity market

Aerial view of Nuclear reactor plant.
Energy, Global World Nuclear Performance Report 2019 launched

Currently over two billion tonnes of CO2 is avoided by nuclear power each year, by helping to reduce our global dependence on coal

Derek Wilson, Chief Engineer and Vice-President of Contract Management of the NWMO, and Dr. Sung-Soo Cha, President and CEO of KORAD.
Energy, Global Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization renews co-operation agreement with South Korea

The Korea Radioactive Waste Agency (KORAD) and Canada's NWMO have renewed their co-operation and knowledge-sharing agreement

Steel fuel container being electroplated with copper in factory.
Energy, Global The NWMO continues to lead with technical innovations

The NWMO worked with an industry partner to develop the innovative electroplating technologies.

Logo of Shell Ventures with picture of Corvus Energy cell.
Energy, Global Shell Ventures invests in Corvus Energy

Corvus Energy announces major investment from Shell Ventures to support the global development of its maritime energy storage solutions.

The Nelson Hydro dam.
Energy, British Columbia BCUC Establishes Process for Inquiry into the Regulation of Municipal Energy Utilities

The BCUC is a regulatory agency responsible for the oversight of energy utilities and compulsory auto insurance in British Columbia

Aerial view of the Resthaven natural gas plant.
Energy, Global CSV Midstream Solutions Corp. acquires Karr 6-18 natural gas facility from Paramount Resources Ltd.

The acquisition was made possible through the strategic investment partnership between CSV Midstream and Northleaf Capital Partners

Urbino 12 hydrogen model fuel cell electric bus.
Energy, Global Ballard announces order from Solaris for 12 fuel cell modules to power Bolzano buses

Ballard Power Systems' vision is to deliver fuel cell power for a sustainable planet

Two trades workers walking along a steel walkway.
Energy, Ontario TC Energy reaches agreement to sell Ontario natural gas-fired power plants for $2.87 billion

The transaction is expected to close in late 2019 subject to a number of closing conditions which include regulatory approval

Aerial view of the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric facilities.
Energy, British Columbia Tahltan Nation makes largest clean energy investment by a First Nation in BC history

Tahltan Nation Partners with Axium Infrastructure, Manulife Financial and AltaGas Canada

Ken James is the President & CEO of West Coast Olefins Ltd.
Energy, British Columbia West Coast Olefins taking first steps towards the construction of petrochemical facility

The company has secured a 300-acre site in the BCR industrial area within the City of Prince George in preparation for the construction of the facility

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Energy, Alberta, Global Teck Resources’ proposed huge oil sands project deemed in the public interest

The Federal government panel files a positive report about the massive project

A rock sample containing lithium.
Energy, Global Far Resources extends relationship with BattMat Technologies Inc. and files patents

The two companies have signed a Letter of Intent and are filing patents for seven battery and marine related technologies

Air Liquide Scotford facility, near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada.
Energy, Alberta Air Liquide strengthens its long-term relationship with Shell Chemicals in Canada

Air Liquide and Shell Chemicals signed renewal contracts for the supply of oxygen, nitrogen, steam and electric to Shell's Scotford facility

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