June 18, 2013 - A million electric cars could be on roads across North America before the end of the decade with the help of research by the University of Waterloo, U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) and Los Alamos National Laboratory.
June 18, 2013 - The Rexel Group headquarters has moved to what it calls “a more collaborative environment” for its 400 employees: the Rexel Campus.
June 18, 2013 - Trent Energy Inc. celebrated the grand opening in Peterborough, Ont., of the Stanley Adamson Powerhouse—a hydroelectric project developed by Trent Energy (a subsidiary of Peterborough Utilities Inc.) together with Trent University. This marks the redevelopment and expansion of a hydroelectric facility that has been in operation…
June 18, 2013 - CSA Group announced the recipients of the 2013 Award of Merit, which honours individuals who have “demonstrated leadership in developing voluntary standards and who, through technical, administrative or special standards activities, have advanced the purpose of CSA Group”. Among the 2013 Award of Merit recipients are:
June 18, 2013 - One of the least expensive, most reliable distributed generation (DG) technologies available today, Navigant Research says diesel gensets have expanding opportunities ($41.2 billion by 2018 globally) among homeowners and commercial facilities that require mission-critical power in the event of a grid outage.
June 18, 2013 - CableOrganizer.com, an online retailer of electrical, telecom/datacom/networking and home theatre, cable and wire management products, has announced the majority stake investment and acquisition by KT Capital Partners LP and CapitalSouth Partners Funds.
June 17, 2013 - ABB has appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer (in photo), head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as CEO, where he will succeed Joe Hogan beginning September 15, 2013. Hogan will continue with ABB for some months as senior advisor to the board, said the company.
June 16, 2013 - Horizon Utilities Corp., Brookfield Renewable Energy Group and BC Hydro all received Sustainable Electricity Awards from the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) for their commitment to sustainable development.
June 16, 2013 - Ontario Power Generation (OPG) says its commitment to nuclear safety and emergency preparedness was recently recognized by the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) as Fred Dermarkar, OPG VP of engineering strategy, was named the recipient of the Nuclear Excellence Award for OPG’s contributions to the…
June 16, 2013 - Dave Chomiak, Manitoba’s innovation, energy and mines minister (and minister responsible for Manitoba Hydro), and Manitoba Hydro president Scott Thomson announced that residents of the Peguis and Fisher River First Nations will be converting 100 homes in their communities from electric heat to geothermal heating and…