Clean Energy

A Retrospective of Fuel 4 the Future

2024-05-29T01:13:08+00:00May 29th, 2024|Bioenergy, Commentaries, Educational Resources, Featured, Hydrogen, Natural Gas, News|

Commentary by Leah Butler, Manager, Energy Literacy Initiatives, Atlantica Centre for Energy The first iteration of Fuel 4 the Future set out to target the lack of awareness the next generation of the workforce has about opportunities, benefits, and considerations related to adopting clean fuels in Atlantic Canada. Through collaboration

Port of Belledune awarded honourable mention at Canadian Biomass Awards

2024-05-29T01:53:31+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Energy Stories, News|

On Thursday, April 18th, winners of the 2024 Canadian Biomass Awards were unveiled. The Belledune Port Authority was awarded an honourable mention for Community Project of the Year for their work to develop the Port into Atlantic Canada’s biggest exporter of wood pellets and chips. The inaugural 2024 Canadian Biomass Awards celebrates exceptional companies,

Industry, utilities and government align on a clean energy future, so what’s the hold up?

2024-04-23T23:57:21+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Commentaries, Featured, News|

A perspective from the Smart Energy Event from April 15-16, 2024, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Commentary by Michelle Robichaud, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy. Atlantic Canada’s premier energy conference was held in Halifax earlier this month, and the Smart Energy conference delivered a jam-packed agenda and attracted the country’s top energy minds to debate

Member Spotlight: ABO Wind

2024-03-26T23:46:57+00:00March 26th, 2024|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

Atlantica recently interviewed Sean Fleming, Senior Project Manager Renewables, to learn more about ABO Wind’s regional and global stake in the energy sector. Q: Please tell us about ABO Wind. What is your role in the energy sector? Sean Fleming: I’m proud to be among more than 1200 employees who

Member Spotlight: PEI Energy Corporation and the PEI Energy Blueprint

2024-05-29T01:53:43+00:00February 27th, 2024|Energy Stories, News|

Andrew Halliday, Director of Policy and Planning, of the PEI Energy Corporation, the provincial crown utility, presented at the Energy Fundamentals for Leaders, a program offered to professionals through UNB’s Saint John College and facilitated by the Atlantica Centre for Energy. Andrew was asked to discuss the PEI Energy Blueprint Discussion Paper, and the

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

Feedback to the Canada Electricity Advisory Council

2024-04-23T23:59:37+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Energy Stories, News|

On December 12, 2023, the Canada Electricity Advisory Council launched a consultation seeking feedback from the public to help develop the Council’s final recommendations to the federal government. The Council was launched in May 2023 with a year-long mandate to provide independent advice to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources on how to

Member Spotlight: Fundy Engineering

2024-04-23T23:59:28+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Energy Stories, News|

Atlantica recently interviewed Gord Mouland, Chair, and Darryl Ford, President and CEO of Fundy Engineering & Consulting, to learn more about the business’ operations and the firm’s in Atlantic Canada. Q: Please tell us about Fundy Engineering & Consulting. What work do you do to support the energy sector specifically?

Hydrogen 101

2024-05-08T12:12:40+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Efficiency, Energy Stories, Hydrogen, Hydrogen, Intermediate, News, Transportation|

What is hydrogen?  Hydrogen is the lightest element on the periodic table and commonly exists as two hydrogen atoms together (H2). The H2 molecule is a colourless, odorless gas that produces energy if broken apart. Hydrogen is already an important component in some industrial processes in Atlantic Canada and could become an increasingly

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