9 Results for GHG

Lafarge Canada Inc. and its partners—University of Calgary, Queen’s University, and Pembina Institute—are conducting a million-dollar study on the environmental benefits of introducing lower carbon fuels at its Exshaw Cement Plant in Alberta. Building from previous research, this multi-partner, multi-site lower carbon fuels project is the most significant of its…

January 11, 2018 @ 9:56am

City Council has approved Toronto's long-term path to reduce city-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050. The TransformTO Pathway to a Low Carbon Future report recommends ambitious strategies and long-term goals to transform Toronto's urban systems – specifically buildings, energy, transportation, and waste. "I am proud that…

July 05, 2017 @ 7:31am

Strong sustainable communities, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and projects that grow the economy will be the focus of federal government investment in infrastructure in the years ahead. In a panel discussion alongside Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi discussed how the government…

April 07, 2017 @ 7:18am

The City of Toronto has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking partnerships and ideas for large-scale development of low-carbon thermal energy networks/district energy solutions. The RFQ, currently listed at merx.com, states that: “The purpose of this RFPQ is to establish a list of up to five pre-qualified respondents and…

November 22, 2016 @ 7:31am

An open source guide, the Community Energy Implementation Framework, designed to help communities move Community Energy Plans from a vision to implementation, was released in beta at QUEST2016 — Smart Energy Communities for Jobs, Infrastructure and Climate Action by the Community Energy Association, QUEST — Quality Urban Energy Systems of…

October 18, 2016 @ 8:25am

This week, news outlets are reacting to documents showing that the federal government hired a special adviser on climate change and energy to lobby U.S. players over energy and environmental issues. Headlines highlight the $1 million spent on promoting carbon capture and storage (CCS). This is not the first time scientists…

June 20, 2011 @ 2:09pm

British Columbia’s Green Energy Advisory Task Force released a report this week with a number of recommendations that had already been made to the Province to help build its new Clean Energy Act. Blair Lekstrom, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, said in a release this week, “We are…

April 30, 2010 @ 1:56pm

NB Power is getting $2.4 million from the New Brunswick Climate Action Fund to develop smart grid technology. The utility will work with its customers to install devices lets it control their electricity consumption remotely. The goal is to accommodate more wind energy into the grid by helping consumers control…

April 01, 2010 @ 5:49am

Alberta-based think tank Canada West Foundation (CWF) has issued a critique of the recently released Pembina Institute/David Suzuki Foundation study on climate change. The joint study, Climate Leadership, Economic Prosperity, found that with strong federal and provincial government policies (much stronger than current policies), Canada can meet the 2°C emissions…

December 10, 2009 @ 8:03am