April 5, 2013 – Mindfirst Inc. (M1) announced the next M1 Seminar to be held on April 24 will discuss nuclear power in Ontario. The upcoming refurbishment project at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station is intended to provide secure, safe, clean and economical energy for future generations.
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EDMONTON — Bob Weber – Pressure over environmental concerns has forced Germany’s largest scientific organization to pull out of joint research with Alberta on better ways to upgrade oil sands bitumen.
German scientists with the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative will no longer work on such projects, Bernd Schneider, lead scientific co-ordinator for the Helmholtz Association, said Tuesday.
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail, November 3, 2011
North American gas producers are aggressively pursuing projects to sell large quantities of liquefied natural gas to Asia, raising alarm among U.S. consumer groups that rising exports could drive up domestic prices.
The U.S. Senate energy committee will hold a hearing next week to consider the benefits and […]
ON, July 1, 2012 – Last week Canadian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver came to Israel and met with numerous Israeli leaders of clean-tech and environmental policy, including Uzi Landau, Israel’s Energy and Water Minister, Shalom Simhon, Israel’s Industry, Trade and Labor Minister; representatives from the solar company HelioFocus and […]
June 29, 2012 – According to a new study from Frost & Sullivan’s U.S. Energy Challenges for 2020 research, energy consumption in the United States will rise by 7.3% over a 10-year period when compared to 2010 levels.
To fulfill this raising demand, the market has seen significant development in renewable technologies, with focus […]
Global Information (GII), an information service company, has announced the release of two market research reports on smart grids and smart metering. The reports find that deployments of smart grids are softening all over the globe due to lack of government stimulus funds and completion of existing projects.
However, the Fukushima nuclear disaster has led […]
Washington, June 18, 2012 – Until 2008, most people paid for their rooftop solar panels upfront, usually laying out at least $15,000 and sometimes as much as $60,000. Such a hefty cost limited the market for residential solar installations to cash-rich homeowners, restricting the potential for growth.
Then came solar leases, which allow customers to make […]
June 15, 2012
With Rio 20+, the latest United Nations organized Earth Summit, less than a week away, the Natural Resources Defense Council has released a scorecard ranking the G20 nations and their commitment to clean energy development.
It comes as no surprise […]