Tech Innovation


​Is Climate tech different enough from the Cleantech of old?

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 6:53 PM MST

As a (relatively) seasoned observer of investment in technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, I’m delighted to see investors expressing…

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​B.C.’s cleantech sector continues to grow

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 1:23 PM MST

British Columbia's cleantech sector has grown in the last three years as the world looks for sustainable solutions to address…

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Boston Dynamics robot dog goes on patrol at Norwegian oil rig

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5:32 AM MST

Meet Spot, the first robot to get its own employee number at Norwegian oil producer Aker BP ASA.Developed by Boston…

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The humble urban garbage truck gets a high-tech battery makeover

Monday, February 10, 2020, 1:25 PM MST

Automakers from Tesla Inc. to Ford Motor Co. are developing ever-sleeker, futuristic-looking electric cars. Volvo AB has something a little…

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​Britain is getting ready to scale up negative-emissions technology

Sunday, February 9, 2020, 3:18 PM MST

British companies are preparing for the U.K. government to decide how to spend more than $1 billion on infrastructure capable…

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​Bid to cut carbon-capture cost 80% gets nudge in joint venture

Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:59 PM MST

Two companies that come at carbon capture differently will be working together with a goal to lower the cost of…

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Innovative casing flotation device adds recoverable gas value in Appalachian Basin well

Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:10 AM MST

For oil and gas operators today, remaining competitive means drilling longer laterals with less downtime, while creating the best possible…

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Tools of the trade: Industry finding new methods to manage legacy assets

Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:10 AM MST

A vast number of inactive wells certainly does challenge Western Canada’s energy sector, but new technologies and process improvements help…

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​Project to convert 20,000 tons of waste to energy wins regulator approval in Melbourne

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 2:34 PM MST

The environmental regulator of Australia’s Victoria state has approved a project in the Melbourne suburbs that will convert 200,000 tons…

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Energy chiefs tout CO2 capture as Thunberg slams lack of action

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 6:53 AM MST

Capturing carbon dioxide from the fossil-fuel industry is key to slowing dangerous global warming, energy chiefs said in Davos as…

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‘Rising tide’ to float all battery-metal boats

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7:19 AM MST

Rising electric vehicle (EV) adoption is driving a massive transformation in lithium-ion battery production. “Back in 2015, there were three…

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Chevron joins Hydrogen Council

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:51 AM MST

Chevron Corporation has joined the Hydrogen Council, a global advisory body providing a long-term vision for the role of hydrogen…

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