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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Protesters illegally climb Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal to protest Trudeau decisions

Climbers face mischief charges once on the ground – Police say July 19, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Surprise, surprise, protesters feel emboldened by lack-of-action taken against their protests in BC, have now moved their new target to Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. Our activists are climbing the highest inclined tower in the world at a critical moment to fight climate change to send a bold message to the Canadian PM @JustinTrudeau and banks #stopTMX #stoppipelines pic.twitter.com/F8ZnNfcOZM — Greenpeace Canada

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Wind Wednesday – Canada Pension Plan Inks $1.75-Billion Renewable Energy Investment With Enbridge

The CPPIB and Enbridge are set to form a joint venture with for solar and wind energy projects. Calgary, May 9, 2018  – Enbridge Inc. has signed a deal for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to buy 49 per cent of the pipeline company’s interests in a group of renewable power assets for $1.75 billion. Calgary based Enbridge Inc. says the agreement will see the creation of a joint venture that includes all its Canadian

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BP Canada okay to proceed and start offshore oil drilling off the coast of Nova Scotia – Wind Farms? No chance!

While BP Canada gets green light to start drilling of the coast of Nova Scotia, Wind Energy companies told to look elsewhere! Halifax, May 2, 2018  – While I was away on holidays, Canada continued to confuse the heck out of me from afar…  A Community Update from BP Canada on the Scotian Basin Exploration Project –  “On April 21, 2018 the Canada‐Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) granted an Approval to Drill a Well  (ADW) to BP and authorized the commencement of drilling operations for the Aspy D‐11 exploration well.   On April 22, 2018 BP commenced drilling operations at the Aspy D‐11 wellsite. “ Wow! – Drill, baby, drill apparently!  — Good for you Halifax.  From BP, the area in

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Canadian Energy, Mining, and Electricity associations outraged at Liberals enviro rules

The Canada pipeline industry slams Liberals’ environmental assessment rules.. they’re not alone! In a scathing submission to the committee, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association complained the government is chasing away energy-industry investment by creating new hurdles for projects. From the Globe and Mail –  “We have a vast resource base; it’s going to need new infrastructure but it’s really hard to imagine that somebody is going to propose a major new project to ensure that

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