Hydrogen

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

Member Spotlight: Eastward Energy

2024-05-29T01:52:57+00:00November 20th, 2023|Energy Stories, News, Uncategorized|

Atlantica recently interviewed Derek Estabrook, Vice President of Business Development for Eastward Energy, to learn more about the business’ operations and future in Nova Scotia. Q. Please tell us about Eastward Energy. What do you do in the energy sector? A. Eastward Energy is Nova Scotia’s natural gas distribution utility.

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,

Deloitte: Hydrogen – Making it happen

2023-01-19T16:19:38+00:00January 19th, 2023|Publications, Reports|

Clean hydrogen will play a key role in the future energy system—particularly in decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors. By 2030, clean hydrogen is expected to be used in sectors such as aviation, refining, and road freight, and expand into others such as shipping thereafter. Through interviews with over 350 CEOs, executives, and leaders across the private

Deloitte: 2023 power and utilities industry outlook

2022-12-19T16:33:35+00:00December 15th, 2022|Publications, Reports|

In 2023, supply chain snags, rising costs, and extreme weather are likely to continue plaguing the power and utilities sector. But promising trends in innovation and investment, buoyed by recent legislation, can help the sector fulfill its mission to provide increasingly secure, reliable, clean, and affordable electricity. Deloitte’s 2023 outlook examines the latest power

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

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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