Energy & Power

May 1, 2018 — Siemens has received an order from Inter Pipeline Ltd. to provide long-term service for two SGT-800 gas turbine generator sets in Canada.
April 30, 2018 — Bruce Power has signed $914 million in advanced manufacturing contracts for its Major Component Replacement, which gets underway in 2020 and will allow the site to provide low-cost, carbon-free electricity to Ontario through 2064, the company says.
April 9, 2018 - Bruce Power, Mirarco Mining Innovation and Laurentian University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will enhance “strategic research opportunities”—including the long-term potential for small modular reactors (SMRs)—to generate “clean, low-cost and reliable electricity” in rural/remote regions.
March 26, 2018 - ENMAX reports that it and the Government of Alberta have agreed to withdraw the utility from the Power Purchase Arrangement (PPA) legal action initiated in 2016 by the Attorney General.
March 26, 2018 - Since operations began in October 2014, the carbon capture & storage (CCS) process at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam power station has prevented a total of more than 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.
March 12, 2018 - Progress toward the long-sought dream of fusion power—potentially an inexhaustible and zero-carbon source of energy—may be about to take a dramatic leap forward thanks to a collaboration between MIT and Commonwealth Fusion Systems.
April 6, 2018 — Hydro Quebec and the Government of Quebec recently announced the opening of the centre of excellence in transportation electrification and energy storage, with the “mission of maintaining and enhancing Quebec’s global leadership in the field of battery materials.”
March 27, 2018 — ABB’s new React 2 inverter and energy storage solution includes a high-voltage Li-ion battery with a storage capacity of up to 12 kWh.
March 8, 2018 - “GE’s Reservoir delivers the new type of energy system that customers are looking for to help manage electricity’s next chapter,” said Russell Stokes of GE Power, speaking of the new energy storage platform.
March 6, 2018 - Automobili Lamborghini, in collaboration with two laboratories of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently marked the first steps of a possible future Lamborghini electric supercar: the Terzo Millennio.
March 6, 2018 — According to a new “Leaderboard Report” from Navigant Research, LG Chem and Samsung SDI are the leading manufacturers of Li-ion batteries.
March 1, 2018 - Energy storage experts from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the U.S. recently joined forces with their international counterparts to forge a new organization called the International Coalition for Energy Storage & Innovation (ICESI).
April 9, 2018 — Competition is now open for the second and third rounds of the Renewable Electricity Program.
March 26, 2018 — Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (KZA)/Gull Bay First Nation (GBFN) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) are co-developing a microgrid that will use solar, battery storage and grid technology to help reduce diesel use at KZA.
March 9, 2018 - Farm manure could be a viable source of renewable energy, and University of Waterloo researchers are developing technology to produce renewable natural gas from manure so it can be added to the existing energy supply system.
March 1, 2018 - GE Renewable Energy unveiled its plan to develop the Haliade-X, saying it will feature a 12-MW direct drive generator and produce 45% more energy “than any other offshore turbine available today”.
January 18, 2018 — The Government of Canada has launched a $200 million expression of interest for the Emerging Renewable Power Program to expand renewable energy sources available to provinces.
January 12, 2018 — Nexans has acquired a controlling interest in BE CableCon, a Denmark-based manufacturer and supplier of cable kits for wind turbine companies.
May 18, 2018 — Nexans has completed a six-year project to design, manufacture, supply and install approximately 100km of subsea HVDC cable and accessories for Nalcor Energy’s Strait of Belle Isle Marine Cable Crossing in Newfoundland and Labrador.
March 29, 2018 — Novinium recently presented an environmental stewardship award to Alectra Utilities.
March 28, 2018 — Fortis Inc. recently announced a funding framework among Wataynikaneyap Power, the government of Canada and the government of Ontario for the Wataynikaneyap Power project.
March 2, 2018 — Ontario is supporting 12 projects that aim to improve the delivery of electricity to customers, reduce costs and create over 100 jobs across the province.
March 1, 2018 — Ville de Lac-Mégantic and Hydro-Québec are partnering to build a microgrid in the municipality’s new downtown.
February 22, 2018 — Engineers in Canada and India are working together under a new research partnership agreement between Toronto, Ont.-based energy consulting company Kinectrics and the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU).

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