Energy Efficiency

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

Natural Gas 101

2024-02-28T00:13:10+00:00February 28th, 2024|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Stories, Featured, Intermediate, Natural Gas, Natural Gas, News|

What is natural gas and how is it processed? Natural gas is an energy source found underground in sedimentary basins and is colourless and odourless. It primarily consists of methane, with smaller amounts of ethane, propane, butane, pentanes, and other hydrocarbons. There are three extraction methods of natural gas in Canada, including conventional drilling,

Member Spotlight: PEI Energy Corporation and the PEI Energy Blueprint

2024-02-28T16:01:47+00:00February 27th, 2024|Energy Stories, Featured, 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

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?

Peak energy shaving: how it saves you money and helps lower emissions

2024-04-23T23:59:07+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Efficiency, Energy Stories, News|

As Atlantic Canada enters its coldest season, there are still ways homeowners and businesses can save money and contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions when electricity demand hits its peak. Peak demand occurs when homes and businesses use the most electricity at the same time, typically on the coldest days and during certain times

Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series Part 2: Electricity Demand

2022-11-23T02:35:58+00:00September 27th, 2022|Discussion Papers, Publications|

The purpose of the second discussion paper in Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series is to help Atlantic Canadians better understand how federal regulatory changes and policies aimed at achieving net-zero emission by 2050, as well as evolving consumer behaviours, will likely increase electricity demand across the Atlantic provinces. Like the first paper in

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

Powering New Brunswick’s future with advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMRs)

2022-11-22T23:38:31+00:00April 1st, 2022|Infographic, Publications|

Canada is on a mission to lower its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 45% below 2005 levels by the year 2030. New Brunswick has proudly lowered its emissions more than any other province. Now, New Brunswick is leading the charge towards a clean energy future with the newest generation of nuclear: advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMRs).

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