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TransCanada Corporation announced plans to terminate its Alberta Power Purchase Arrangements (PPAs).
March 7, 2016, 8:57 AM MST
January 22, 2016, 6 AM MST
Alberta must take credible action on climate change in order to secure its economic future, according to the province’s environment and parks minister.
September 14, 2015, 8:05 AM MDT
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World consumption of the top six primary sources of energy — oil, coal, renewables, hydroelectric, natural gas and nuclear — grew by 0.9 per cent last year, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2015. That marked the slowest growth rate since 1998 other than the decline in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
June 15, 2015, 11:28 AM MDT
The Daily Oil Bulletin’s new Daily Infographic feature is a fresh way to gain a deeper understanding of oilpatch trends, current news topics and market intelligence.
June 12, 2015, 11:07 AM MDT
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September 10, 2014, 10:48 AM MDT
AltaGas Ltd. says that with the start of waterflow at its 195-megawatt Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric facility in British Columbia it expects to start generating power in mid-2014, subject to the availability of the Northwest Transmission Line.
April 28, 2014, 11:08 AM MDT
(Reuters) -- Southeast Asia's power sector will tilt away from gas to use more coal by the end of this decade, chipping away at demand for liquefied natural gas as the region of more than 600 million people tries to cut costs to meet soaring electricity needs.
December 9, 2013, 12 PM MST
(Reuters) -- Japan is burning so much coal as it tries to lower the cost of replacing nuclear energy that it may see a surprise dip in imports of liquefied natural gas in 2013, the first in four years.
November 29, 2013, 12 PM MST
(Reuters) -- Japan plans to start up 14 new gas and coal-fired power plants by the end of 2014, allowing a switch away from pricey oil, as Tokyo struggles with a shutdown of nuclear reactors and energy imports drive a record trade deficit.
October 16, 2013, 12 PM MDT
(Reuters) -- Cheaper, dirtier Illinois coal is giving cleaner burning natural gas a run for its money as a fuel for electric power plants, helping the coal market slow the rate at which utilities are switching to abundant, less-expensive gas.
September 23, 2013, 12 PM MDT
(Reuters) -- Ontario's power grid operator said about 3,300 megawatts of renewable energy will connect to the province electric system over the next 18 months, while most of its coal plants will shut.
September 10, 2013, 12 PM MDT
Washington (Reuters) -- The World Bank's board on Tuesday agreed to a new energy strategy that will limit financing of coal-fired power plants to "rare circumstances," as the Washington-based global development powerhouse seeks to address the impact of climate change.
July 17, 2013, 12 PM MDT
(Reuters) -- U.S. utilities will use more coal and less natural gas to generate power as coal becomes cheaper and gas more expensive, electricity traders said on Friday.
March 15, 2013, 12 PM MDT
Power generators in the United States that switched to natural gas from coal would switch back if gas prices rose to US$4-$4.50 in the near term, an analyst says.
November 23, 2012, 12 PM MST
TransCanada Corporation announced Friday the return of Bruce Power's Unit 2 to commercial operations.
November 5, 2012, 12 PM MST
(Reuters) -- A partnership between a subsidiary of Southern Co. and KBR Inc. will market a coal-gasification technology to power companies worldwide, the companies said in a release on Monday.
October 30, 2012, 12 PM MDT
Bruce Power's Unit 1 is now in commercial operations, the final milestone in the refurbishment of this unit, TransCanada Corporation has confirmed.
October 25, 2012, 12 PM MDT
(Reuters) -- Undercut by competition from cheap and cleaner-burning natural gas, analysts believe the expensive technology needed to make "clean coal" plants is unlikely to become commercialized in the United States without heavy government subsidies.
October 19, 2012, 12 PM MDT
(Reuters) -- Ontario shut the 211-megawatt Atikokan coal-fired power plant on Tuesday as part of the province's plan to stop burning coal to generate power by 2014, the government of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty said in a release Wednesday.
September 13, 2012, 12 PM MDT