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Marine Renewables Canada, the national association for wave, tidal, and river current energy, has added offshore wind energy to its mandate.
Canada's Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr has announced the launch of a CAD 200 million expression of interest for the Emerging Renewable Power Program to expand renewable energy sources available to the country's provinces.
DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group.
Canada's Atlantic Premiers have established the Atlantic Clean Energy Partnership to support the development of renewable and non-emitting energy sources and enhance Atlantic Canada's capacity to generate and export clean energy.
Windstream Energy yesterday filed an enforcement application with the Ontario Superior Court after the Government of Canada failed to comply with the terms of payment following a ruling from September 2016, which awarded the company with more than CAD 28 million in damages for its stalled 300MW offshore wind project in Lake Ontario.
WWF-Canada has launched Renewables for Nature, a new interactive decision-making tool to help identify regions with high renewable-energy potential and comparatively low conflict with nature in and offshore Canada. Energy types included in this interactive mapping tool are wind, offshore wind, solar, tidal, hydro, and biomass. The tool aims to speed the transition to a low-carbon […]
An arbitral tribunal appointed under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has ruled that Canada is to pay around CAD 28 million in damages and legal costs to the U.S. firm Windstream Energy LLC, the developer of the 300MW offshore wind power project in eastern Lake Ontario. A three-member panel appointed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The […]
AXYS Technologies has completed a series of sea trials for its TRIAXYS g3 wave sensor in the German Bight and off the West Coast of Canada. During the trials, both AXYS' own TRIAXYS wave buoy and other industry standard buoys were used as references. The TRIAXYS g3 demonstrated extremely high levels of correlation against all reference […]
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama yesterday released a joint statement on climate, energy and Arctic leadership. The two leaders said they share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth. They emphasised the special relationship between the two countries and their history of close collaboration […]
A panel of international arbitrators will today start the hearing in an arbitration between the Windstream Energy LLC and the Government of Canada regarding the US-based company's CAD 475 million claim for damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011. In November 2009, Windstream submitted eleven FIT […]
Atlantis has formed a joint venture partnership with the DP Energy group to develop a multi-turbine array at the FORCE facility in Nova Scotia, Canada. The two companies have entered into a sale and purchase agreement for the sale of a 50% interest in Atlantis Operations (Canada) Limited (AOCL). AOCL is the lease holder of a […]
Five British companies are celebrating today after they have received grant funding from the Government’s innovation experts at Innovate UK to develop tidal energy projects with Canadian businesses and universities. Split across two projects, worth a combined £700,000, the projects will help governments, industry and academia better understand the impact of tidal technology on the […]
Nova Scotia has launched two new international research grants to further advance its position in the tidal industry. The two projects, worth $1.43 million, will help governments, industry and researchers better understand the effect tidal technology has on the marine environment, and the impact of the marine environment on that technology. This is the first announcement under […]
The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $65,000, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s (ACOA) Innovative Communities Fund (ICF), in support of a new geographic information system (GIS) mapping platform for Bay of Fundy. This online tidal energy atlas will be used to understanding how to harness masive tidal energy poteintial in a sustainable manner and […]
Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]
Canadian government has announced investments totaling over CAD 8 million for two clean technology projects in Nova Scotia, which will support jobs, economic growth and the environment. The funding was provided though Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s (SDTC) SD Tech Fund. The funding was announced by Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Scott Armstrong, […]
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Natural Resources Minister and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced the appointment of Ellen McGregor as Director for Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) for a term of five years. Ms. McGregor is a seasoned leader in the fields of sustainable science, technology innovation and integration, […]
AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy Inc. (AOE) and T’Sou-ke Economic Development Limited Partnership (TED LP), a T’Sou-ke Nation-owned partnership, have completed an agreement to pursue business opportunities located in the traditional territory of the T’Sou-ke Nation (located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada) called the T’Sou-ke Ocean Energy Limited Partnership (TOE LP). AOE is working toward […]
Marine Renewables Canada has issued a request for proposals for research projects to be funded by Marine Renewables Canada in conjunction with the Standards Council of Canada’s Mirror Committee (SMC) to the International Electrotechnical Committee’s (IEC) Technical Committee 114 (TC114) – “Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water current converters”. To ensure that Canada maintains its leading role in the development of […]
Nova Scotia will have an opportunity to showcase the province's marine renewable energy resources, skills and expertise to more than 650 delegates from 25 countries attending the International Conference on Ocean Energy from Nov. 4-6 in Halifax, Canada. The fifth, bi-annual event is being held outside Europe for the first time. It will be hosted […]
John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced an investment of $1.5 million under the Government of Canada’s Clean Energy Fund. The funding will support Water Wall […]
The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and Technology Strategy Board (TSB) of the United Kingdom, are jointly investing approximately $1.4 million CAD (approximately £755,000) in collaborative R&D projects to support the acceleration of the tidal energy sector in both jurisdictions. This competition stems from a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in February […]
The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced a new, additional investment of $600,800 as part of Canada’s comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and […]
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $400 million from NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera Inc., to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission solution creating the first electricity link between the island of Newfoundland and the North American power grid. The order was […]
Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed an MoU to develop a 500kW tidal project in Nova Scotia, Canada’s Petit Passage. Nautricity is completing system testing of its CoRMaT and Hydro-buoy technologies at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The project at Petit Passage provides flows similar to those […]
All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition (AEC) is the third in the All-Energy series, preceded by conferences in the UK and Australia. AEC focuses on fostering international business relationships, financing and managing risk and powering prosperity for companies now and into the future. The conference brings together experts from the entire spectrum of the renewable energy […]