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Canadian REA forecasts ‘bright’ future despite challenging 2020

The trade group revealed the country’s solar, wind, and energy storage stats and explained why it’s optimistic about the year ahead.

Major solar EPC firm Blattner explores strategic sale or merger

The company installed more than 400 utility-scale wind and solar projects across the United States and Canada.

Canada Infrastructure Bank inks MOU for massive energy storage project

The federal corporation said the Ontario project will be the largest battery energy storage facility in Canada and among the largest in the world.

Canadian trade minister takes U.S. to task over solar tariffs

Canada has deemed the tariffs “unwarranted” and requested consultations with the United States.

Carlyle Group makes $374m investment in Amp Energy

Canada-based Amp Energy has developed over 1.8 GW of projects globally and is eyeing more, according to the partners.

This open source tool maps Canada’s solar potential

The tool allows users to collect data on single municipalities from a dataset of 3,500 places. Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan have the country’s highest solar radiation levels.

Canada maps a path to its hydrogen energy future

The zero-emission fuel is expected to satisfy around 6% of Canada’s end-use energy by 2030 and about 30% by the end of the first half of the century.

Hydro-Québec launches grid-scale energy storage business

EVLO Energy Storage has signed an MOU for a 9 MWh storage system in the transmission system operated by France’s national transmission provider.

Canadian Solar to launch 600+ W photovoltaic module

Bigger PV module designs are now hitting the market, but the production of larger, more powerful solar panels is challenging. Canadian Solar is launching its new Series 7 modules with pv magazine in a webinar on Oct. 29. Our editorial team recently caught up with Canadian Solar’s chairman and CEO, Shawn Qu, and director of module R&D, Alan Xu, to discuss the company’s latest efforts to shake up the market.

The oil and gas industry is ‘not simply going to roll over’

If you think the oil and gas industry is going to allow itself to be made obsolete by renewables and the energy transition, think again. Smart people are innovating in every industry in order to be able to thrive in a low-carbon world.

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