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

‘World’s largest’ airport-based solar farm is ready to take off in Canada

The project is expected to have an annual energy production of 200,000MWh, which will result in an annual offset of 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Canadian packaging company acquires plastic recycling firm to further circular economy

TC Transcontinental seeks to make 100% of all plastic packaging eco-friendly by 2025

US ethanol exports witness ‘first dip in four years’

Brazil, Canada and India remain the largest import markets of US ethanol, despite registering a demand shortfall in 2019

Wärtsilä’s smart energy storage solution ‘to slash college’s power consumption’

Smart software charges the lithium-ion batteries when the energy price is low and discharges them when the price rises

Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls for a freeze on carbon tax during Covid-19 crisis

It said: ‘With many Canadian businesses shuttered and millions of people losing income, the last thing Canadians need right now is higher taxes’

Canada’s ‘first net zero college building’ to absorb thousands of tonnes of CO2

Centennial College in Toronto is expected to open the new timber-based structure in 2023