Renewables


​Saskatchewan to develop plan around small modular nuclear reactors

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

Saskatchewan is taking another step in its march to bring small modular nuclear technology to the province.The Ministry of Environment…

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​Third phase to make Capital Power's Whitla Wind project Alberta's largest

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 11:26 AM MDT

Capital Power Corp. says a $92-million expansion of its Whitla Wind power facility in southern Alberta will make it the…

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​An influx of stimulus cash could turn green tech into a nightmare

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:32 AM MDT

Green industries are about to be flooded with billions from governments eager to simultaneously stimulate economies and fight climate change.These…

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​Electric car charging stations are finally about to take off

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

The electric vehicle sector has been stuck for years with a chicken-and-egg problem. Until there were extensive networks of public…

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Renewable-energy spending will surpass oil and gas for the first time ever in 2021: Goldman Sachs

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Spending on renewable power is set to overtake oil and gas drilling for the first time next year as clean…

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​The electric car battery boom has screeched to a halt, for now

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 6:40 AM MDT

Three decades of advances took lithium-ion batteries from powering handheld Sony camcorders to propelling Tesla’s popular electric vehicles. The rapid…

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​Tesla strikes deal to buy cobalt from Glencore for EV plants

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

Tesla Inc. will buy cobalt from Glencore plc, the world’s biggest miner of the metal, as the carmaker looks to…

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Scotland launches $10 billion contest to build wind farms at sea

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:19 AM MDT

Scotland, home to a quarter of Europe’s offshore wind resources, is seeking proposals to install turbines off the coast in…

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Floating wind farms could supply the world's electricity by 2040

Friday, June 5, 2020, 6:28 AM MDT

The turbine inventor Henrik Stiesdal is small in the shadows of gigantic curves of steel, watching workers weld towers that…

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​New York approves construction of state’s biggest wind farm

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6:11 AM MDT

New York regulators approved the state’s largest wind farm to date on land, covering 30,000 acres southeast of Buffalo.The $454…

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​Oil major Total shifts to clean energy with U.K. wind farm stake

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 12:07 PM MDT

French oil company Total SA has bought a 51 per cent stake from utility SSE plc in the development of…

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​Pandemic shows a low-carbon future in dire need of batteries

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Coronavirus has exposed a lack of investment in the big batteries crucial to unlocking solar and wind power.A drop in…

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