Cheap wind and solar power, eventually backed by energy storage, offers the best route to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, the CEO behind Canada’s largest solar project told a Calgary Chamber of Commerce audience.
March 10, 2022, 12:47 PM MST
Projects to reduce the land footprint of seismic surveys and oilsands tailings ponds are two of 17 projects to receive federal funding this week.
March 10, 2022, 10:37 AM MST
A new technology said to be 30 per cent more efficient than conventional carbon capture methods is on track for commercialization in 18 to 24 months.
March 9, 2022, 12 AM MST
Contrary to perceptions that pursuing net-zero emissions in Alberta would be a drag on the province’s oil and gas-dominated economy, a recent report suggests it could be a boon on the order of eight times more cleantech jobs created and 15 times higher GDP contribution to the economy by 2050 than the business-as-usual scenario.
March 8, 2022, 8:52 AM MST
March 8, 2022, 11:19 AM MST
NGIF Cleantech Ventures announced an equity investment in actuator company Kinitics Automation Limited.
March 8, 2022, 9:04 AM MST
Keyera Corp. and Shell Canada Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on potential low-carbon projects in Alberta's Industrial Heartland.
March 8, 2022, 6:26 AM MST
There may be no technical reason Canada’s highest greenhouse gas emitting province cannot reach net-zero emissions by 2050, but there are political obstacles that make it a challenge, according to a panel examining making Calgary a net-zero leader.
March 7, 2022, 6 AM MST
Reducing your carbon footprint can be a lot harder than it looks. If you’re a refinery, you can install a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) module. If you make nitrogen fertilizer, you can deploy new catalysts that reduce the amount of natural gas consumed per tonne of output.
March 7, 2022, 6 AM MST
March 7, 2022, 6 AM MST
The CEO of one of the founding members of the Pathways To Net Zero Alliance says the group continues to advance discussions with federal and provincial officials as momentum continues to build, though a timeline for the group’s proposed projects has yet to emerge.
March 4, 2022, 4:36 PM MST
An agreement with Cheniere Energy Inc. will help Tourmaline Oil Corp. break new ground in the international market next year.
March 3, 2022, 3:55 PM MST
The Business Council of Alberta has released a new paper with policy recommendations to “reduce carbon and grow the economy."
March 3, 2022, 8:20 AM MST
In the fall of 2021, the U.K. energy grid suffered a major meltdown, with natural gas shortages causing price spikes, renewables dying out and gasoline bottlenecks creating long lineups at the pumps.
March 1, 2022, 6 AM MST
A major equipment enhancement by Trican Well Service Ltd. is giving the company a leg-up in the marketplace while cutting carbon emissions considerably.
March 1, 2022, 12:35 PM MST
When aerial survey company Bridger Photonics Inc. was asked to overfly oil and gas facilities in northeast B.C., company officials had no idea researchers on the ground were releasing precision volumes of methane to test the technology’s sensitivity to leaks.
February 24, 2022, 4:02 AM MST
Traditional accounting methods are missing 1.5 to two times the volumes of methane emissions from oil and gas operations, an underestimate that complicates mandated requirements to cut emissions 40-45 per cent by 2025 and 75 per cent by 2030.
February 23, 2022, 6 AM MST
Chevron Corporation announced a pilot project with Project Canary to independently certify operational and environmental performance in the company’s North American upstream region.
February 23, 2022, 7:34 AM MST
The federal government announced that the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) Onshore Program is providing $20 million dollar to Steel Reef Infrastructure Corporation to partner with energy companies in Saskatchewan to significantly reduce methane emissions.
February 22, 2022, 2:18 PM MST
An increased focus on reducing carbon emissions presents an opportunity for Alberta and its primary industry to lead the charge in energy transition, says a new report.
February 18, 2022, 9:44 AM MST
North American Construction Group Ltd. is basing its long-term emissions-reductions targets on actual allocation of technology the company thinks will be available within the desired timeframes, says top brass.
February 17, 2022, 3:05 PM MST
During 2021, Kelt Exploration Ltd. says it replaced its remaining high bleed methane-venting pneumatic valves in Alberta, reducing approximately 1,000 tonnes of methane emissions annually.
February 17, 2022, 7:21 AM MST
Calling it a “complex process," the CEO of one of the founding corporate members of the Oilsands Pathways to Net Zero alliance says the group is making “really, really good” progress.
February 9, 2022, 12 AM MST
NGIF Cleantech Ventures announced an equity investment in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company Galatea Technologies.
February 1, 2022, 10:18 AM MST
Methane emissions reductions are the fastest, most cost-effective approach in reducing GHG emissions and present an opportunity for Canada to lead on the world stage, according to the Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) president.
January 27, 2022, 6 AM MST