July 20, 2018, 8:11 AM MDT
June 28, 2018, 11:14 AM MDT
With U.S. shale natural gas production reaching an estimated record of 66.1 bcf/d this month, Mexico’s growing demand for gas has been a welcome safety valve that a new report says will continue to be a growing market.
April 18, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Siemens Canada has received an order from Inter Pipeline Ltd. to supply two industrial gas turbine generators for a Central Utilities Block (CUB) which is part of its Heartland Petrochemical Complex.
April 4, 2018, 7:47 AM MDT
Divestco Inc. and Bird River Resources Inc. are forming a cogeneration joint venture which will convert natural gas to electricity via a boiler-turbine.
March 26, 2018, 3:14 AM MDT
Canada could play a major role as part of the “clean tech” revolution, helping to export “a whole lot of ideas” that the world will need to meet the huge challenge of more and cleaner energy, says the head of Shell Canada Limited.
March 20, 2018, 3:32 AM MDT
The Alberta government of Premier Rachel Notley has reaffirmed that it will do “whatever it takes” to ensure that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets built to ensure access to export markets for Alberta oil.
March 9, 2018, 3:05 AM MST
Hydro power is, by far, the most significant power generation source in Canada’s electricity system. Every Canadian province except Prince Edward Island has operating hydro power plants, and hydro provides about 60 per cent of the power generated across Canada.
January 30, 2018, 6 AM MST
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January 26, 2018, 7:55 AM MST
TransCanada Corporation has entered into an agreement to sell its outstanding U.S. retail power contracts to EDF Energy Services, LLC.
December 28, 2017, 6 AM MST
December 19, 2017, 10:37 AM MST
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. and TransAlta Corporation have entered into a letter of intent (LOI) for Tidewater to construct a 120-kilometre natural gas pipeline from its Brazeau River Complex (BRC) to TransAlta’s generating units at Sundance and Keephills.
December 6, 2017, 4:59 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc. is planning to add enough cogeneration capacity to fuel approximately seven per cent of Alberta’s current electricity demand at its oilsands base plant in a move that could help the industry keep growing under the province’s oilsands emissions cap.
December 5, 2017, 10:56 AM MST
Energy security becomes a vastly more important issue for Canada assuming carbon policies increase reliance on the electricity grid in accordance with reduced fossil fuel consumption and the emergence of such technologies as the electric car, heard a recent University of Ottawa panel discussion regarding the nation’s climate change response.
November 9, 2017, 6 AM MST
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October 24, 2017, 8:36 AM MDT
October 18, 2017, 8:29 AM MDT
A little noticed forecast of power system growth in Alberta for the next 20 years, released this past summer by the Alberta Electricity System Operator (AESO), which manages the province’s electricity system, visualizes a dramatic slowing in demand, as a result of a shift to renewables and slower economic growth.
October 13, 2017, 6 AM MDT
The energy makeover underway to transition off carbon offers a massive opportunity to those in the clean energy and innovation space, says former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, but it also offers plenty of prospects for relatively clean burning natural gas.
October 10, 2017, 9:20 AM MDT
The term “alternative energy” is no longer appropriate considering capital volumes flowing into new renewables currently outpaces what is going into building new fossil fuel projects globally, suggests Ethan Zindler.
September 29, 2017, 9:08 AM MDT
The proponent of Canada’s first offshore wind farm off the B.C. coast has attracted the interest of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm developer, advancing a proposed 400 megawatt project that could feed green power to nearby liquefied natural gas project.
September 13, 2017, 11:31 AM MDT
Coal and natural gas generated 30 per cent and 34 per cent of U.S. electricity in 2016, respectively—the first year that natural gas-fired electricity generation exceeded coal-fired generation. The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) most recent Electric Power Monthly data show that coal provided 30 per cent of utility-scale U.S. electricity generation over the first four months of 2017, while natural gas provided 28 per cent.
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