2018 Wind Energy Forum in Calgary – What we learned

Week long international Wind Energy Forum and seminar hosted in Calgary, AB  brings global support, and domestic potential Series highlights Canada’s diverse energy markets, from Coastal provinces to landlocked prairies that all have unique culture, geographic, and governmental concerns CanWEA President Robert Hornung launched A Wind Energy Vision for Canada. The new Vision, highlights the demand for low-cost wind energy in Canada’s ongoing transition to an affordable, reliable and sustainable non-emitting electricity grid. What’s that mean exactly?

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Trade talks with China – How Canada can weather the storm

Canada’s Ambassador to China tells CBC we are trying to persuade China to “behave in a more reasonable way” Canada faces a series of challenges with trade with China, as trade deals look to take shape. (AND $40 billion LNG project looks to start digging) Earlier in October, while the ink was still dry on Canada’s late night NAFTA deal (Now the USMCA), China’s Embassy in Ottawa blasted the controversial clause that requires the countries

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Canada and US strike late-night NAFTA deal

Canada agreed late Sunday to sign on to the trade deal between the United States and Mexico, changing the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after more than a year of tough negotiations. The name of the new deal: The “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” … Or Uz-Ma-Ca , as no one will likely call it except me…. “It will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jobs and new opportunities for the nearly half

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Shell’s LNG Canada project gets go-ahead from Asian partners – Moving closer to $40 billion final approvals

Approvals could see investment opportunities for Canada again September 29, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The board of PetroChina Co.,  approved its US$3.46 billion share of the LNG Canada project, the company said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange Friday. Korea Gas Corp. did the same in Seoul.  Investment approvals help to move multibillion-dollar development one step closer to a final approval. (Shell said that the project could cost as much as $40 billion CAD.) 

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Travel Tuesday – Alberta Cree Nation turns on Solar power system for local Mall

Ermineskin Cree Nation partnered with Alberta government for new solar power system at the Maskwacis Mall September 25, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The 61.2-kilowatt solar panel system will save the community nearly $8,000 a year in utility costs, allowing Ermineskin Cree Nation to invest in other community priorities. The solar array, which consists of a group of solar panels, will produce the equivalent energy of powering 10 homes over the course of a year. “Ermineskin Cree

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