Energy & Power

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.
March 9, 2018 — Kohler recently announced the expansion of its KD Series industries generators, which now includes models ranging up to 3250kW.
March 2, 2018 — On January 28, 2018, Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) went live with Innovus Power’s Variable Speed Generator (VSG) Project in Aklavik Northwest Territories.
February 23, 2018 - NRCan announced a “road-mapping process” under the Energy Innovation Program to explore the potential for on- and off-grid applications for small modular reactor (SMR) technology in Canada.
February 6, 2018 — Caterpillar Inc. has added the Cat XQ125 mobile diesel generator set to the company’s line of Tier 4 Final rental power solutions.
Kohler is rolling out three new portable generators capable of running on gasoline, propane and natural gas.
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).
February 21, 2018 - SNC-Lavalin is collaborating with Highview Power to deploy liquid air energy storage (LAES) solutions for utility-scale applications in Canada and the States.
February 8, 2018 - Nova Scotia Power has launched a pilot project to learn more about how battery storage can help it deliver “cleaner, affordable and more reliable energy to Nova Scotians”.
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.
December 21, 2017 — On behalf of Minister Bain, Minister Hussen recently announced a $9.5 million investment in two Toronto companies, Morgan Solar Inc. and NRStor Inc., to develop new solar power and energy grid technologies.
December 18, 2017 — Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has announced the commissioning of the Rougemont-2 (44.5 MW) wind farm located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France.
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).
January 31, 2018 - ABB says it recently achieved a major milestone with the successful testing of the Maritime Link: a 500-MW HVDC (high-voltage direct current) connection enabling Emera Inc. to exchange electricity between The Rock and Nova Scotia for the first time in history.
January 25, 2018 - Hydro-Quebec announced Massachusetts utilities have selected the generator’s proposal to supply 9.45-TWh of hydropower.
January 18, 2018 - Nexans announced it has completed delivery of two 200-kV mass impregnated (MI) HVDC submarine cables as part of the Maritime Link Project conducted by NSP Maritime Link Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Emera Inc.

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