Headlines from the clean energy transition

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On the job with a clean energy developer in Alberta

On the job with a clean energy developer in Alberta

Gareth McDonald Job Title: Senior Lead, Development Company: BluEarth Renewables Inc. Education/Credentials: BSc Honours, Environmental Science, University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) and 11...

On the job with a solar technician in Alberta

On the job with a solar technician in Alberta

Moni Kawtharani Job Title: Solar PV Technician, Crew Lead Company: SkyFire Energy Education/Credentials: First Year Electrical Apprentice (SAIT) Walk us through a day in the life of your job. What...

Sparwood, B.C., shifts from coal town to solar hotspot

Sparwood, B.C., shifts from coal town to solar hotspot

The town of Sparwood, B.C. is known for its Rocky Mountain lifestyle, its humble roots—and the 350-tonne 1974 Titan truck that looms as a symbol of the region's mining past. But the town is now...

Sparwood, B.C., shifts from coal town to solar hotspot

Sparwood, B.C., shifts from coal town to solar hotspot

The town of Sparwood, B.C. is known for its Rocky Mountain lifestyle, its humble roots—and the 350-tonne 1974 Titan truck that looms as a symbol of the region's mining past. But the town is now...

Could Renewables Foil B.C.’s LNG Dream?

Could Renewables Foil B.C.’s LNG Dream?

In energy markets, a few years is a lifetime. Fast fluctuations in supply or demand—among myriad other factors—can send oil and gas prices skyrocketing, or into the cellar. And the results can...

Keystone? Nah. Energy Ministers are ready for Clean XL

Keystone? Nah. Energy Ministers are ready for Clean XL

This week, North America’s energy ministers are getting together in Winnipeg for something that would have been unimaginable a year ago: a meeting that won’t include the Keystone XL pipeline...

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Can B.C. LNG Really Compete?

VANCOUVER — Merran Smith, executive director of Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. Speech from the Throne: “Today’s throne speech emphasized just...

Canada has energy export opportunities beyond pipelines

Canada has energy export opportunities beyond pipelines

The big energy story in Canada continues to be pipelines. Still. Why? There’s controversy, for starters, but it’s also the fact that energy exports – especially oil – make up a big chunk of...