Posts tagged: wind

Renewable Energy is a Huge Opportunity—With or Without Donald Trump

By: Dan Woynillowicz and Merran Smith The U.S. president is moving to roll back climate-change related regulations, but clean tech is an international growth area for ambitious Canadian firms “We are witnessing a transformation of global power markets led by renewables.” Those were the words of Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency—an institution […]

Indigenous Communities Get Clean Energy Boost in Budget, New Network

Indigenous communities in Canada are at the forefront of the transition to a clean energy economy, representing an investment of more than $30 billion in the past five years alone, and leaders in the Indigenous Clean Energy sector have two more reasons to celebrate this week: on Wednesday the federal budget included commitments of $715 […]

SaskPower Moving Forward with 10 MW Solar Energy Project

By: David Giles SaskPower is going ahead with a utility sized solar energy project, the only one outside of Ontario. The Crown corporation has announced plans for a 10 megawatt (MW) project to be located somewhere in Saskatchewan. “This solar power project is part of our government’s commitment to reach 50 per cent renewable energy […]

US, Canada and Mexico Pledge 50% of Power from Clean Energy by 2025

Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto to announce new ‘aggressive but achievable’ goal at ‘Three Amigos’ summit in Ottawa Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto will commit to a new regional clean power goal at a summit this week in Ottawa, the White House has said. The leaders of the US, […]

Making Green Fuels, no Fossils Required

Efficient, potentially inexpensive reduction of carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide with nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes as electrocatalyst Using solar or wind power to produce carbon-based fuels, which are commonly called fossil fuels, might seem like a self-defeating approach to making a greener world. But when the starting material is carbon dioxide, which can be dragged out […]