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What if Canada had spent $200bn on wind energy instead of oil?

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Government of Canada lends support to Arctic wind energy study

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency has invested $950,000 in a study examining the feasibility of wind turbines and energy storage in Inuvik. The Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Infrastructure will undertake the study, which will examine the feasibility of adding one or more wind turbines to the electric grid. View full post […]

Two thirds of electricity in Canada now comes from renewable energy

The National Energy Board says two-thirds of Canada's electricity supply now comes from renewable sources such as hydro, wind power and solar energy. The board says renewable energy production jumped 17 per cent between 2005 and 2015 and now provides 66 per cent of the country`s electricity, compared with 60 per cent a decade earlier. […]

Canada well on its way to a renewable-energy future

A wind farm is pictured in Alberta. Green-power developments are gearing up in the west even as Ontario cuts back on its early support for wind and solar projects. View full post on Wind Power News

Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms “Outperform” Rating for Pattern Energy Group Inc

's stock had its “outperform” rating restated by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a report released on Friday, reports. Pattern Energy Group traded down 0.48% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $31.40. View full post on Wind Power News

US, Canada and Mexico pledge 50% of power from clean energy by 2025

Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto to announce new ‘aggressive but achievable’ goal at ‘Three Amigos’ summit in Ottawa Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto will commit to a new regional clean power goal at a summit this week in Ottawa, the White House has said. The leaders of the US, […]

The clock is ticking for Canada to capitalize on renewable energy

Merran Smith is executive director and Dan Woynillowicz is policy director at Clean Energy Canada, a program of the Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University. Bad news dominated energy headlines in 2015: plunging oil prices. View full post on Wind Power News

NextEra Energy Canada announces commercial operation of its East Durham Wind Energy Centre

NextEra Energy Canada, LP, announced that its affiliate has achieved commercial operation at its East Durham Wind Energy Centre. The 22.2-megawatt wind energy centre is capable of generating enough electricity to power more than 5,500 homes via its 14 GE wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Canada Could Go 100 Percent Renewable By 2035 If Its Government Gets Serious About Climate Change

Canada can be a world leader in emissions reductions and renewable energy use, but only if its federal government decides to take climate change seriously, according to a new report. The report , published Wednesday by 70 Canadian academics, looked at Canada’s potential to shift its electricity production to renewable sources and cut its emissions. […]

Edf En Canada Announces the Commissioning of the First Phase of Rivi re-du-Moulin Wind Project

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, is pleased to announce the commissioning of Riviere-du-Moulin Phase 1 . Once completed Riviere-du-Moulin Wind Project will be the largest wind energy facility in Canada at 350 MW total under a single Power Purchase Agreement. View full post on Wind Power News