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  • 18 October 2012

    While delivering the welcoming remarks at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Dublin, Ireland, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie) announced that Halifax, Nova Scotia has been selected to host the next edition of this event in 2014. He also highlighted […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 5 November 2014

    World industry leaders and academic experts in marine renewable energy are gathered in Halifax this week thanks in part to a $150,000 investment from the Government of Canada. The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is welcoming over 600 participants from 40 countries, is focused on the industrial development of renewable marine energy. Now in its […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    Marine Renewables Canada, the national association for wave, tidal, and river current energy, has added offshore wind energy to its mandate.

  • 28 November 2013

    Marine Renewables Canada has released its first “State of the Sector” report which provides an overview of the current status of Canada’s marine renewable energy sector in context with global activity. It details Canada’s perceived strengths and weaknesses in contrast to challenges and opportunities presented by the advancement of the global sector. Analysis presented in […]

  • 27 April 2015

    A new study commissioned by the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) shows tidal energy could reduce Canada’s dependence on fossil fuels and create a new industry that offers significant socio-economic benefits across the nation. The study, Value Proposition for Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada and Canada, describes the potential opportunity […]

  • 1 June 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Beothuk Energy has chosen Fugro GeoSurveys to carry out bathymetric and geologic compilation, hydrographic data reprocessing, assessment of stability and seismicity, GIS analyses of seabed morphology, and routing options for the proposed 180MW demonstration offshore wind farm in St George’s Bay off Newfoundland and Labrador. The wind farm is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, off western Newfoundland and […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, was joined by the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, on February 15th, to announce an important investment to support 23 clean technology projects in communities from coast to coast. Funding for the projects, which totals $61.8 million in areas such as agriculture, transportation, mining […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    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, […]

  • 13 May 2015

    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 […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    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 […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the development and funding application for a 5MW CETO demonstration project off British Columbia, Canada. Carnegie, through its British Columbian based subsidiary Pacific Coastal Wave Energy Corporation (PCWE), has been developing the Ucluelet Wave Energy Project for over two years. Significantly, the Project is supported by the […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    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, […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    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 […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Marine Renewables Canada invites firms to submit a proposal for trade consulting services to provide matchmaking support for Canadian marine renewable energy companies who will be participating in the upcoming 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE). The event will take place at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, NS Canada from November 4-6, […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Training & Education

    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. 

  • 5 March 2010

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today expressed its serious disappointment with the federal government’s failure to expand and extend its very successful ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program in the 2010 federal budget. Despite its expressed desire to harmonize climate change and clean energy policies with the United States, the federal government is now clearly […]

  • 26 October 2012

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the election of the following industry professionals to its Board of Directors for 2012-2013 at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto Oct. 16: Adarsh Mehta, Director of Development, Acciona Wind Energy Canada – Ms. Mehta has been involved in the wind industry for the past 14 […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), yesterday announced federal support for a study to assess the potential economic impact of the tidal energy sector in Atlantic Canada. Marine renewable energy represents a significant emerging global market, and it is estimated that tidal energy has the potential to generate billions of […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc., an international producer of wind, solar, and thermal power in business for over 25 years, was named Business of the Year by the Netherlands-Canadian Chamber of Commerce at its annual luncheon in the Hague on November 12, 2014. The award recognizes companies who have advanced the relationship between Canada and the Netherlands. […]

  • 11 February 2011

    A growing body of scientific evidence clearly indicates there is no causal link between wind turbines and health effects in humans. This has been supported by a large number of studies and panels of international experts, including a study by the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) (National Public Health Institute of Québec). […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Today thousands of people in more than 30 countries around the world will hold events to celebrate wind energy and its environmental, social and economic benefits during the third annual Global Wind Day. The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and DMI Industries are teaming up to celebrate with a tour of DMI’s Fort Erie manufacturing […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Growing the economy is the only thing that’s going to pay for everything that all are screaming for in this paper.   By Casey Timmermans ( canada ) [mappress] Source: canada, January 13, 2012

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    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 […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Some of Canada’s leading young researchers were honoured today for applying their leading-edge research to real-world situations. Their work includes the development of a new self-propelled sea vessel to serve offshore wind turbines, creating a new platform technology to produce bacterial vaccinations, and enhancing the capabilities of Atomic Force Microscopes. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    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.