Canada’s energy transition ‘could threaten 460k jobs’

As many as three-quarters of the country’s oil and gas workers could be displaced in the next 30 years, new report estimates

New 695MW hydropower plant in Canada starts generating electricity

When completed, the Keeyask Generating Station will produce enough electricity to power around 400,000 homes

Energy majors bp and Chevron back start-up focused on geothermal energy

Eavor says its technology differs from other forms of geothermal in that it is a scalable ‘go anywhere’ solution, harvesting geothermal heat to generate dispatchable power with zero emissions

Drax to buy Canadian biomass supplier for £422m

The acquisition is expected to more than double Drax’s biomass production capacity

Canadian firm wins $1m for fully compostable and plant-based coffee pods

NEXE Innovations’ coffee pods achieve 100% breakdown by composting within 10 weeks, with no negative effects on the quality of the resulting compost

Canada to become home of ‘one of the world’s biggest’ green hydrogen plants

The water electrolysis plant will be built in Quebec and is predicted to produce 11,100 tonnes of green hydrogen annually

Siemens Gamesa bags 130MW order for subsidy-free Canadian wind project

The firm will supply 26 turbines to a wind farm, which is predicted to generate enough energy to power 79,000 homes

New US energy-focused joint venture formed with $200m investment

Apollo Funds expects to invest up to $200m and will have the opportunity to buy up to a 50% stake in Great Bay Renewables to help accelerate its growth

German utility RWE inks solar PPA with Direct Energy

The 25MW Canadian Hull solar plant, which is located in Southern Alberta, is expected to supply up to 50,000MWh of electricity annually under the 10-year contract

Shell CCS facility soaks up five million tonnes of CO2

The oil giant says this was achieved in less than five years of the plant’s operations and it is equivalent to the annual emissions from about 1.25m cars