Renewable Energy

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

Offshore wind regulations taking shape in Newfoundland and Labrador

2023-12-12T23:27:34+00:00December 12th, 2023|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

On December 6, the Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on offshore wind to enable the province to take the regulatory lead on offshore wind projects within its inland bays. This MOU outlines a process by which the province can administer leases and life-cycle regulation, including revenue

Member Spotlight: Natural Forces

2023-10-24T17:06:18+00:00October 24th, 2023|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

Atlantica recently interviewed Amy Pellerin, Director of Canadian Developments for Natural Forces, to learn more about the business’ operations in the Maritimes and elsewhere in the world. Q. Please tell us about Natural Forces. What do you do in the energy sector? A. Natural Forces is a privately owned power producer that collaborates with local

Offshore Wind Energy 101

2023-08-29T20:22:45+00:00April 26th, 2023|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Stories, Intermediate, News, Wind, Wind|

Offshore wind turbines convert wind energy to electricity similar to how onshore wind turbines operate, which are common across Atlantic Canada. What is the opportunity for offshore wind turbines in Atlantic Canada?   What is offshore wind energy?  Like onshore, offshore wind turbine blades spin from the force of wind (turning

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

Nova Scotia’s Wind Power

2022-12-08T03:09:33+00:00January 1st, 2022|Beginner, Educational Resources, Webpages, Wind|

We all want a cleaner, greener future for our province—and that's why transitioning to renewable energy is our priority. It's a journey we've been on for over 15 years. Now, we're working towards 80% renewable energy by 2030 and phasing out coal. That means when you plug in your appliances, heat your home using

Atlantic Canada’s Wind Projects

2022-12-08T03:10:06+00:00January 1st, 2021|Educational Resources, Intermediate, Webpages, Wind|

The Energiewende (German for energy transition) is a concept that describes the transition to a low carbon, sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy supply. In the not too distant future our energy systems will rely on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy demand management. Dirty coal and oil fired generation will be retired. Visit Webpage

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