Energy Stories

The Atlantica Centre for Energy is committed to helping foster sustainable growth related to energy opportunities in Atlantic Canada by proactively engaging with industry, the education and research sectors, government, and the public. Featured energy stories present an opportunity to reflect on various important energy topics.

Member Spotlight: Kinectrics

August 29th, 2023|

Atlantica recently sat down with Julie West, the Senior Vice President of Business Improvements and Compliance for Kinectrics, to learn more about the business' operations in New Brunswick and across Canada.

Hydroelectric Power 101

July 25th, 2023|

What is hydropower? Hydroelectric power, or hydro power, is a clean, renewable and consistent source of electricity generation which uses the natural flow of water downhill. There are several types

Biomass 101

June 27th, 2023|

Bioenergy is energy produced from renewable, biological sources such as biomass. Biomass is plant material that can be turned into fuel to supply heat and electricity. This article will focus on forest biomass, which

Net Zero 101

May 31st, 2023|

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

My energy knowledge shift

May 31st, 2023|

Student Perspective by Yeasmin Ibrahim I am Yeasmin, I will be graduating from the NBCC Business Administration: Marketing Diploma program in June. I consider myself a creator at heart with many mediums including food,