EU clears Advent’s buyout of GE Distributed Power business

The acquisition includes the latter firm’s manufacturing sites in Austria, Canada and the US

Canada invests $1.4m in smart grid project

The project will allow extra renewable power generated by consumers to be sent back to Calgary’s grid

Canadian firm granted $375k for carbon capture technology

The government says the project in Quebec City could cut costs for future commercial projects

Canadian utility revs up EV charging network

BC Hydro says its fast chargers can fuel a battery to 80% in 30 minutes or less

Sky’s the Limit for cleaner aviation fuel innovators in Canada

Businesses are being challenged to develop the ‘most economical and environmentally sustainable’ fuel

Canada chips in $1.89m for greener pulp mill

Domtar aims to transform woody biomass into value-added bio-products, such as biofuels

Next-gen tidal turbine washes up in Nova Scotia

Cape Sharp Tidal says its new energy facility aims to make use of the region’s massive tidal potential

First multi-megawatt gas-to-power plant in North America enters operation

The 2.5MW facility produces renewable hydrogen whilst also providing grid services to Ontario’s System Operators

Canada invests $2.2m to reduce methane emissions

It will improve the environmental performance of the oil and gas sector and support the nation’s climate goals

Starbucks pledges to ditch plastic straws globally by 2020

They will be replaced with new lids designed for use without straws and paper or compostable alternatives