January 3, 2017 - The second phase of a three-year modernization project in St. Catharines, Ont.—totalling $4.8 million—has been completed on time, according to Horizon Utilities.
January 2, 2017 - BC Hydro has submitted a copy of its Site C Annual Progress Report to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC), noting construction is “on track for both schedule and budget”.
January 2, 2017 - Micro-generation is set to take off in Alberta after the government announced more flexible rules recently.
December 15, 2016 - Today, Quebec’s and Ontario’s premiers—Philippe Couillard and Kathleen Wynne—attended the signing of an electricity trade agreement between Hydro-Quebec and Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator that will see IESO purchase a total of 14 TWh of electricity from the utility from 2017 to 2023.
December 15, 2016 - Boralex Inc. and Alberta Wind Energy Corporation (AWEC) have announced the creation of the Alberta Renewable Power Limited Partnership, which is owned respectively 52% and 48% by the two companies, for the development of wind and solar projects in Alberta.
December 8, 2016 - Six months after ratifying its treaty, the Tla’amin Nation in British Columbia says it is moving to the next stage in developing a hydro plant plan.
December 7, 2016 - With the ubiquity of lithium-ion batteries in smartphones and other rechargeable devices, it’s hard to imagine replacing them. But the rising price of lithium has spurred a search for alternatives, and one up-and-coming battery technology uses abundant, readily available seawater.
December 7, 2016 - Josh de Wit—a second-year mechanical engineering student from the University of Sussex—has won the Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award for 2016 thanks to his original idea focusing on stacked graphene batteries, with the objective of improving sustainability in electric vehicles.
December 7, 2016 - Siemens has commissioned its first specialized transport vessel to fulfil the needs for cost-effective transportation of the large nacelles used in Siemens’ direct drive offshore wind turbines.
December 1, 2016 - Can you imagine a battery that won’t reach 50% of its charge until the year 7746 AD? That’s the promise behind new technology that uses nuclear waste to generate electricity in a battery that’s shaped into—believe it or not—a diamond!
December 1, 2016 - Anita Ho-Baillie, a senior research fellow at the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP), says her team at the University of New South Wales in Sydney has achieved the highest efficiency rating with the largest perovskite solar cells to date.
December 1, 2016 - SaskPower is revamping the electrical system in the south area of Saskatchewan currently, including: Melfort, Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Weldon, Naicam, Pathlow and surrounding areas.
November 29, 2016 - A compact, high-voltage DC power supply that "provides high efficiency and reliability" in a small enclosure is being introduced by Diversified Technologies Inc. (DTI).
November 29, 2016 - GE has unveiled a new series of flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems with a range of 50 to 1000 kilovolt-amperes and which integrates patented flywheel technology from Vycon, a subsidiary of Calnetix Technologies, with GE’s TLE series and SG series solutions.
November 28, 2016 - According to NB Power, the process to renew the power reactor operating licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station in Maces Bay is underway and the company is preparing for a two-part public hearing process, set to begin in early 2017.

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