When Extinction Rebellion protesters descended on streets and bridges outside the London offices of Volans Ventures consulting agency, the company’s co-founder and executive chairman, John Elkington, chose not to rage about the disruption and economic cost of the protests.
January 6, 2020, 8:47 AM MST
Proponents of a transition to a new, “green” economy like to promote wonderful new business and employment opportunities that will arise as we abandon fossil fuels to power humanity with solar, wind, biomass and the like.
December 17, 2019, 12 AM MST
The payback on renewables currently is not very enticing, says Ryan Pereira, with it taking 10 to 20 years for investors to make back their money on wind turbines and solar panels in many regions of the world — a timeframe approaching the lifecycle for many of these renewable energy assets.
December 5, 2019, 12 AM MST
December 5, 2019, 8:05 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc.’s 2020 corporate guidance focuses on driving its $2 billion of incremental free funds flow target by 2023, achieving its 2030 sustainability targets, and reflects the company’s recent 800 MW cogeneration investment announcement.
December 3, 2019, 6:33 AM MST
Terrapin Geothermics has been granted the rights to conduct testing operations and explore the geothermal potential for renewable energy of an area near Grande Prairie, says the Alberta government.
October 31, 2019, 5:32 AM MDT
A Vancouver-based clean energy start up has demonstrated forest waste can be turned into pipeline-quality renewable natural gas.
October 30, 2019, 2:51 PM MDT
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October 15, 2019, 10:35 AM MDT
There has been a resurgence in interest in hydrogen as the clean fuel of the future, driven by rapidly falling costs of renewable energy and technology advances that are forecast to make “green” hydrogen production cost competitive with natural gas derived hydrogen in a decade.
October 10, 2019, 11:16 AM MDT
October 10, 2019, 11:09 AM MDT
Razor Energy Corp. announced a financing for its geothermal power projects in Alberta.
October 1, 2019, 8:35 AM MDT
The push to cut greenhouse gas emissions may be receiving a shot in the arm recently with growing student protests, Green New Deal awareness and promotion in the U.S., and United Nations sponsored scientific reports and high level meetings, such as those taking place in New York this week, seeking to address climate change.
September 25, 2019, 8:37 AM MDT
Alberta has every right to be proud of the innovation and entrepreneurial prowess that has created, in many ways, a world-leading oil and gas sector. But that success doesn’t give it the right to disregard environmental limits and carry on business as usual in an increasingly climate conscious world, says the founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
September 25, 2019, 7:19 AM MDT
Long-term energy industry growth lies in electricity supply and distribution as changing technology and climate concerns drive strategy to electrify everything, an energy analyst told a Calgary conference last week.
September 24, 2019, 12 AM MDT
A depleted natural gas field in the Horn River Basin in northeastern British Columbia has been identified as a prospective site for a geothermal power plant, says a new pre-feasibility study published by Geoscience BC.
September 20, 2019, 6 AM MDT
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