Market Monday – International Pipeline Conference in Calgary this week

Amidst the frustration from people and businesses alike regarding Alberta’s pipeline future… ‘the show must go on’, as they say! The 12th edition of IPC (International Pipeline Conference) takes place this week in Downtown Calgary, bringing in companies and leaders from Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Finland, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Canada and the United States and more!  This year focuses on a series of topics, from Safety, to maintenance, offshore and environmental measures will all highlight

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Provinces prepare for Ottawa’s Sept 1st submission deadline on carbon tax pricing strategy

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil said last week – Nova Scotians won’t be informed what the plan looks like ahead of Ottawa’s Sept. 1st submission deadline According to the Canadian Press – He told reporters there’s no point in showing it to Nova Scotians before the plan gets approved by Ottawa. – “Once we know what the final system is, then of course we’ll take that to Nova Scotians, but we can’t take a system to

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TransCanada selling ownership of Quebec wind farms to Innergex for $630-million

TransCanada selling ownership of Quebec Wind Farms – TCPL has a 62 per cent stake of the project that includes five wind farms with a total generating capacity of 590 megawatts. CALGARY — Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. will become the owner of five wind farms in the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec under an agreement announced last week to buy out TransCanada Corp.’s 62 per cent stake of the project for $630 million. In a news

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Canada fights back with NAFTA review of U.S. tariffs on Canadian solar panel products

Ottawa will challenge U.S. safeguard tariffs on Canadian solar products July 29, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – I’ve been harping on this for months! So I’m glad to see some action – Steel and aluminum were stealing Tariff headlines, but Solar tariffs needed addressing Ottawa is requesting a NAFTA review of U.S. tariffs targeting Canada’s solar power industry under the so-called Chapter 20 dispute settlement provisions of the free trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico,

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First Nation Friday – Indigenous blessing for Trans Mountain construction

Premier Rachel Notley joined Enoch Cree Nation Chief, the federal government and Trans Mountain officials for a special blessing ceremony near the site that will store pipe needed to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. July 27, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The site, just west of Edmonton, will be one of the four staging areas in Alberta that will receive and store materials needed to build 980 km of new pipeline. “Today’s blessing is an important step

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