Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: solar

Canada, Alberta invest in Fort Chipewyan solar project

Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $4.5-million investment in a solar energy and energy storage project in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta. The...

OPG opens first solar project

OPG’s first ever solar power facility is now online and harnessing the sun’s rays to generate clean, renewable electricity for Ontario. The new 44-megawatt Nanticoke...

B.C. First Nations receive clean energy funding

Seven First Nations communities have received a combined $2.24 million to provide new clean energy opportunities and reduce reliance on diesel-generated power. Funding is provided...

Ontario repeals the Green Energy Act

The Government of Ontario has followed through on one of its key election promises in announcing the repeal of the Green Energy Act, 2009, "The...

Indigenous communities choosing local renewable energy solutions

Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social...

CPPIB acquires renewable energy projects from NextEra

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of six Canadian operating wind and...

BC Hydro proceeding with First Nations’ energy projects

BC Hydro has announced it plans to pursue negotiations for electricity purchase agreements with five First Nations’ clean energy projects through its Standing Offer...

Partnerships for clean energy

Developing clean energy assets for Indigenous communities across Canada is integral to meeting our national needs for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and...

Growth continues for non-hydro renewable power

Canada’s non-hydro renewable power capacity grew by more than eight per cent in 2016, adding nearly 1,300 megawatts (MW) of solar, biomass and wind-generated...
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