Pason Systems Inc. has invested US$20 million to acquire the majority interest in a U.S.-based software company that provides products and services for the solar power and energy storage industry.
September 11, 2019, 6 AM MDT
A “Eavor-Loop” pilot project that harnesses heat from the ground that could potentially be used in oil and gas operations is ahead of schedule and on budget.
August 22, 2019, 10:12 AM MDT
When we talk about “energy transitions,” many people think about wind and solar as the energy sources of the future. But more thoughtful conversations recognize that future energy supplies will be like today’s — complex and multifaceted, addressing a huge range of demands and situations.
July 29, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Solar-powered pump jacks? SkyFire Energy Inc. actually has built a couple of solar rays on two wellsites in the Brooks area — a rather novel approach for Alberta oil and gas operations, says the company’s top brass.
July 18, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Renewable energy could become an important tool for oil and gas producers in meeting additional energy demands and stricter environmental standards, while also reducing fuel usage and operating costs — especially as costs fall.
July 17, 2019, 8:31 AM MDT
Implementing renewables simply makes economic sense for oil and gas companies, which is why they have long been among the biggest proponents and purchasers of solar power technology.
July 16, 2019, 8:10 AM MDT
Razor Energy Corp. and its partners, Natural Resources Canada and Alberta Innovates, announce the funding of a co-produced geothermal electricity project using an active oil and gas operation in Alberta.
June 27, 2019, 9:27 AM MDT
June 27, 2019, 10:12 AM MDT
Canada’s innovation ecosystem is about more than just solving challenges facing oil and gas producers. New technologies to improve downstream industries like power generation, transmission and storage are also being created and tested as the global energy market electrifies. The technologies selected as finalists in this category could influence the power sector well beyond Canada’s borders.
April 25, 2019, 6 AM MDT
The federal government is providing funding for the construction of a demonstration facility for a closed-loop geothermal system.
April 25, 2019, 10:54 AM MDT
While it’s likely petroleum-based jet fuels will continue to prevail in the airline business for many more decades, an initiative launched by Calgary-based WestJet is aimed at shifting to a blend of lower-carbon jet fuels that would allow the airline to lower its environmental footprint, while also creating a market for forest and agriculture residue, that would give a boost to Western Canada’s economy.
April 17, 2019, 6 AM MDT
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As the world shifts to the use of more electric vehicles (EVs) and power grids dominated by renewables, fossil fuel-based economies like Alberta’s face challenges and community leaders across the province are asking how they can respond to changes to help their smaller towns and cities thrive in the future.
March 13, 2019, 9:32 AM MDT
Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) announced $100 million in funding through the BEST Challenge, a funding opportunity for biotechnology, electricity, and sustainable transportation innovations.
March 13, 2019, 6 AM MDT
The Alberta government spent a total of $1.19 billion on its Climate Leadership Plan in the 2017/2018 fiscal year, according to the recently released progress report on the plan.
March 12, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT
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Modern Resources Inc.’s chief executive officer wants to change the conversation about energy.
December 12, 2018, 8:02 AM MST
The oil and gas industry is facing massive innovation in energy technology with low cost renewable alternatives to hydrocarbons and Canada must act quickly if it is to benefit from global exports of natural gas, an energy conference heard Wednesday.
October 11, 2018, 8:28 AM MDT
Two new geothermal research reports released by Geoscience BC examine locations and assess the viability for geothermal energy development in northeastern British Columbia.
October 10, 2018, 8:58 AM MDT
August 28, 2018, 8:22 AM MDT
AltaGas Ltd. has successfully completed the sale of a 35 per cent indirect equity interest in the northwest British Columbia hydro electric facilities for $922 million, which implies a value of $2.6 billion on a 100 per cent basis.
June 22, 2018, 10:49 AM MDT
June 13, 2018, 7:22 AM MDT
The rapid transition from fossil fuels to renewables and energy storage is occurring at a rate far beyond the early expectations of the founder of New Energy Finance, who was among the first to predict a peak in oil consumption will occur as early as the mid 2020s.
May 28, 2018, 6 AM MDT