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Nova Scotia Clean Electricity Solutions Task Force releases report

2024-02-28T13:17:21+00:00February 28th, 2024|Beginner, Clean Technology, Clean Technology, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Energy Stories, Featured, Intermediate, Press Releases|

On February 23, 2024, Nova Scotia’s Clean Electricity Solutions Task Force released a report: Modernizing Energy from Transmission to Transformation. The Task Force spent the last roughly 10 months consulting with stakeholders and exploring ways to modernize the province’s electricity infrastructure and regulatory environment. Launched in April 2023, the Task Force includes Alison Scott,

Updates on Nova Scotia Power’s clean electricity transition

2024-04-23T23:59:46+00:00February 17th, 2024|Beginner, Clean Technology, Clean Technology, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Energy Stories, Intermediate, News, Press Releases|

Nova Scotia Power is busy preparing for a transition away from coal-fired electricity generation and to meet provincial mandates to provide 80 per cent renewable electricity sales by 2030, as well meet the federal government’s incoming Clean Electricity Regulations, which will require the utility to meet net-zero by 2035. Read below for a synopsis

Net Zero 101

2023-07-25T23:34:15+00:00May 31st, 2023|Beginner, Clean Technology, Clean Technology, Educational Resources, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Energy Stories, Intermediate, News, Plans & Roadmaps|

What does net zero actually mean?  Achieving "net zero" means equalling the difference between the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced by human activity and the amount removed from the atmosphere. GHGs in Canada include carbon dioxide (80%) and methane (14%), among others. Net-zero emissions is similar to carbon neutrality, which is often

Nova Scotia Power’s Integrated Resource Plan Process

2023-03-01T18:19:39+00:00January 24th, 2023|Clean Technology, Commentaries, Educational Resources, Energy Efficiency, Energy Stories, News, Plans & Roadmaps, Policy, Policy, Wind|

Commentary by the NS Power IRP Project Team Nova Scotia Power’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) presents a long-term strategy for delivering safe, reliable, affordable, and clean electricity to customers across Nova Scotia.  It is undertaken through a consultative process together with interested parties, the energy community, and our regulator to plan for the long-term

Prince Edward Island’s CleanTech Park

2022-12-08T03:12:15+00:00February 15th, 2022|Clean Technology, Educational Resources, Intermediate, Webpages|

Government announced the development of a Clean Tech Park that includes a Clean Tech Academy and a Clean Tech Learning and Innovation Centre. The vision for this project is to establish an industry-led cluster and destination that attracts and facilitates the growth of companies, entrepreneurs and talent focused on advances in technologies, processes and

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