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PEI gathering public feedback for new energy strategy

2023-08-29T20:22:40+00:00May 31st, 2023|Energy Stories, News|

The Government of Prince Edward Island released its Energy Blueprint Discussion Paper on April 26 to gather feedback from Islanders for the province’s new energy strategy. The consultation includes an online survey and community meetings, in addition to the Discussion Paper.    The PEI Energy Corporation (and the Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action)

Fluor’s carbon capture technology selected for renewable diesel facility in Canada

2023-06-27T23:59:02+00:00April 26th, 2023|Energy Stories, News|

Fluor has provided engineering, procurement and construction services for more than 110 years. The company is a leader in the energy sector across North America and the world. Fluor has a presence in New Brunswick and experience working on projects in Atlantic Canada.  Fluor’s expertise in the energy sector runs deep including a wealth

Shifting the Atlantic Loop into gear

2023-06-27T23:58:58+00:00March 29th, 2023|Commentaries, News|

Commentary by Stephen MacMackin, Chair Potential clean energy investments in Canada have been stalled. Francis Bradley, the President and CEO of Electricity Canada, recently commented “We’re kind of stuck in neutral right now and we need to get this into gear.” Investment decisions have been waiting, in large part, for a clear path forward

Federal budget delivers Canada’s response to United States’ push for green investments

2023-05-31T01:24:20+00:00March 28th, 2023|Energy Stories, News|

On March 28, the federal government released its 2023 Budget. The 2023 Budget provides expanded funding streams to encourage clean energy investments across Canada, and new tax incentives to grow regional electricity infrastructure.  In the coming days, this article will be expanded to share more information announcements from the 2023 Budget, and to include

Uranium: The Fuel for Clean Energy

2022-11-23T00:14:42+00:00September 6th, 2022|Infographic, Publications|

Uranium: The Fuel for Clean Energy Global demand for electricity is set to grow around 50% by 2040. As the only energy source of low-carbon, scalable, reliable, and affordable electricity, nuclear is set to play a prominent role in meeting this growing demand while satisfying decarbonization objectives globally. In this infographic from Skyharbour Resources, we take a closer

Ambitious climate targets need bold energy innovation

2022-11-23T15:30:00+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

COMMENTARY: Michelle Robichaud, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy It seems we don't hear the word energy without climate change alongside it. In the face of the unmistakable consequences of climate change, society expects actions toward our clean energy future. Canada's goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is ambitious and important. There are less

Exporting LNG: Good for Europe… and New Brunswick

2022-11-21T20:57:42+00:00August 16th, 2022|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

COMMENTARY: Michelle Robichaud, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy What if Atlantic Canada could make a meaningful contribution to global energy security and prosper from a significant economic investment in our region, while responsibly addressing our climate action goals? Simply put, that is what is on the table with a liquified natural gas (LNG) export

Bioheat: A Natural Solution for the Maritimes

2022-11-21T20:58:32+00:00July 26th, 2022|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

Around three-quarters of the world’s renewable energy is from biomass.  Bioenergy accounts for about 10 per cent of total final energy consumption and two per cent of global power generation. In the United States and the European Union, bioenergy accounts for 60 per cent of all renewable energy. In fact, over the past 20

Are advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMR) part of the Climate Change solution?

2023-03-17T17:19:19+00:00June 28th, 2022|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

Michelle Robichaud, Commentary We have less than eight years to reach the ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets Canada has put in place (cutting emissions by 40 to 45 per cent below 2005 targets by the year 2030). Following this, there will likely be a Clean Electricity Standard in place that will further require a net-zero electricity

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