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How a wave of electric-car adoption could strain power grids

Texas plunged into a record-setting deep freeze when a massive winter storm crossed the central plains of the United States in February. Millions were left without power for days after the bitter cold weather led residents to overwhelm the grid by cranking up their heating. As the situation turned deadly, it didn’t take long for […]

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Canada and AfDB sign agreement formalizing gender lens Climate Fund

As a concessional facility, CACF resources will be deployed in innovative low-carbon technologies, renewable energy, climate-smart agriculture, sustainable forestry, water management, and climate-resilience projects. The Government of Canada and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement formalizing the Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF), a transformative special fund aimed at providing concessional loans to […]

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U.S. looks to Canada for minerals to build electric vehicles -documents

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Commerce is hosting a closed-door virtual meeting with miners and battery manufacturers to discuss ways to boost Canadian production of EV materials. The move comes as demand for electrified transportation is set to surge over the next decade. By Ernest Scheyder and Jeff Lewis The U.S. government is working […]

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Renewables Account for 18% of Japan’s Energy Generated in Fiscal 2019

Renewable energy sources made up only 18% of Japan’s total electricity supply in fiscal 2019. According to the 2020 Energy White Paper published by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, major renewable contributors included hydro, solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power sources. Japan’s rate for renewables excluding hydro was 10.3%. By contrast, some major […]

Singapore is recycling less than ever – EQ Mag Pro

Rooftop solar power is on the rise, but Canada has yet to embrace its sunny ways

Canadians seem increasingly interested in living more sustainably, but one option that gets little mention in this country is rooftop solar power. “We have tons and tons of available roof space, plenty of land and a lot of sunlight, [but] we only have around 40,000 solar rooftops in Canada,” said Nicholas Gall, director of Distributed […]

Singapore is recycling less than ever – EQ Mag Pro

Canada: Energy Storage Development: Opportunities For Remote Indigenous Communities

In recent years, technologies related to energy storage and other distributed energy resources (such as renewable microgrids) have significantly improved and become more economical. Several projects across Canada have already leveraged the declining costs and maturing technology of battery systems to store electricity from the grid or from community-based renewable generation. These trends of decreasing […]

Ofgem to aid in energy storage solutions for EV owners – EQ Mag Pro

Air Liquide inaugurates the world’s largest low-carbon hydrogen membrane-based production unit in Canada

Air Liquide has completed the construction of the world’s largest PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer. Supplied with renewable energy, this unit is now producing up to 8.2 tonnes per day of low-carbon hydrogen in Bécancour, Québec. With this large-scale investment, the Group confirms its long-term commitment to the hydrogen energy markets and its ambition to […]

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GM Canada reaches $1B tentative deal for electric vehicle manufacturing at Ingersoll CAMI plant

GM Canada says it has reached a tentative agreement with Unifor at CAMI and will invest $1 billion to transform its plant in Ingersoll, Ont., into a commercial electric vehicle manufacturing plant pending member ratification. Large-scale commercial production of BrightDrop EV 600s, an all-electric van, is set to begin next year. BrightDrop is the all-new […]

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Canada announces Can$590 mn investment in Ford electric car plant

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government and the province of Ontario announced Thursday investments of Can$295 million (US$223 million) each in a Ford factory billed as the largest electric vehicle plant in North America. poCanada announces Can$590 mn investment in Ford electric car plantOTTAWA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government and the province of Ontario announced Thursday […]

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Alberta could lead Canada in wind energy and solar power by 2025

The appearance of the pandemic, announced by the WHO on March 11, caused a massive drop in the demand for fuels in the world. This situation, coupled with the blazing world war on oil prices between Russia and Saudi Arabia, brought the Canadian oil industry to the brink of bankruptcy, hitting the province of Alberta […]

South Africa’s Green Energy Push Hinges on $28 Billion Debt Fix – EQ Mag Pro