Tech Innovation

Ottawa invests $50.5 million in Moltex Energy Canada to develop nuclear reactor technology

Friday, March 19, 2021, 6:22 AM MDT

Ottawa is investing $50.5 million in Moltex Energy Canada Inc. to help in the development of the company's stable salt…

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Suncor invests in carbon capture technology firm Svante

Friday, March 19, 2021, 6:05 AM MDT

Suncor Energy Inc. says it is investing in carbon capture technology company Svante Inc. as it looks for ways to…

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Funding gained for commercial pilot to test radio frequency oilsands tech: Acceleware

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 6:10 AM MDT

A company investigating the use of radio frequency energy as a cleaner and cheaper way to produce bitumen from the…

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Canada ‘concerned’ Mexico electricity law will harm clean energy investments

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 7:08 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is worried that a recently amended electricity law in Mexico will harm Canadian investments in…

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Canada, Germany sign green energy deal in bid to power fledgling hydrogen sectors

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 6:29 AM MDT

Canada and Germany have signed an agreement to team up on green energy innovation and trade, with an eye to…

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French oil giant backs startup recycling CO₂ into animal food

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 7:08 AM MDT

U.K. startup Deep Branch secured funds from backers including French oil giant Total SE for its plan to turn carbon…

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Quebec, federal governments invest $100 million in Lion Electric battery plant

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 6:17 AM MDT

Montreal-area electric vehicle maker says the $100-million investment from Ottawa and Quebec announced Monday for a battery pack assembly plant…

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Russia’s getting left behind in global dash for clean energy

Monday, March 15, 2021, 6:50 AM MDT

As the man in charge of developing Russia’s vast Arctic north, Aleksey Chekunkov faces more climate-related challenges than most, from permafrost…

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VW to reveal how much its future revolves around batteries

Monday, March 15, 2021, 6:39 AM MDT

Volkswagen AG will dedicate three hours Monday to briefing investors on the batteries that will power the world’s largest electric-car…

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Ottawa funds development of First Nations owned B.C. geothermal project

Monday, March 15, 2021, 5:55 AM MDT

Ottawa has committed more than $40 million to fund the development of geothermal power from a diminishing natural gas field…

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Saudi Arabia’s bold plan to rule the $700 billion hydrogen market

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:48 AM MST

Sun-scorched expanses and steady Red Sea breezes make the northwest tip of Saudi Arabia prime real estate for what the…

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NextEra bets on new power generator that runs without combustion

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:39 AM MST

Startup Mainspring Energy Inc. has landed a $150 million deal with a unit of renewable giant NextEra Energy Inc. to deploy…

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