Economic Development

Recap: Canada’s Budget 2024

2024-04-23T23:57:30+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

Canada’s Budget 2024 was released on April 16, 2024. This Budget includes several new tax changes and incentives which will impact Canada’s energy sector and energy affordability for customers. The Atlantica Centre for Energy reviews the Budget to find out which programs and policies included will impact Atlantic Canada’s energy sector, and how these

Atlantic Canada can win in the energy transition, despite the ‘politics’

2024-03-26T23:47:13+00:00March 26th, 2024|Commentaries, Featured, News|

$40 Billion in energy projects expected to begin construction before 2030 Commentary by Michelle Robichaud, President The Atlantica Centre for Energy’s Chair, Stephen MacMackin, recently wrote 2024 can be a pivotal time in Atlantic Canada’s energy transition if “some of the ‘politics’ can be removed to allow businesses to invest

The race to a green economy

2023-06-27T23:58:13+00:00February 21st, 2023|Commentaries, News|

Commentary by Michelle Robichaud, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy It feels like Atlantic Canada is in a global race to be part of the net zero by 2050 transition. New sources of energy generation, storage and/or transmission seems to be a priority for each and every province and state. For the first time in history,

Clean Growth and a Robust Economy – It is Possible

2022-11-23T15:19:18+00:00September 17th, 2020|Commentaries, News|

The Federal Minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O’Regan, refers to the goal of “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050 as Canada’s “moonshot”. O'Regan says the Federal government is looking at all potential solutions to reduce carbon emissions, including carbon capture, storage, hydrogen, geothermal and small modular nuclear reactors as clean sources of energy. It

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