Alberta Makes it Happen
Clean Energy Review - May 30, 2016
This week: The International Renewable Energy Agency releases its annual employment report, a startup wants to help office towers generate electricity from their windows, and Alberta takes a great big step into a lower-carbon future.
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Clean Energy Review - May 23, 2016
This week: British Columbia’s Climate Leadership Team says it's time to step up, an ultra-bomber new tidal turbine sets sail for the Bay of Fundy, and 23 energy ministers pack their bags for California.
Into the Heart of the Clean Energy Industry
Clean Energy Review - May 16, 2016
This week: Major oil companies appear to be finally dropping serious coin into low-carbon energy, the United States again tops the clean-power investment podium, and Alberta runs spellcheck on the plan that will ultimately purge coal from its wires.
The Elephant in the Smoke
Clean Energy Review - May 9, 2016
This week: Canadian fund managers get a mediocre grade on carbon-risk disclosure, rooftop solar panels spread through U.S. neighborhoods like crabgrass, and the Fort McMurray conflagration inspires a moment of self-reflection.
Will the Transition Include Canada’s Indigenous?
Clean Energy Review - May 2, 2016
This week: Clues emerge that EV demand is soaring out West, the “Deep Decarbonization” guys run the numbers (and Canada comes up short), and a leaked copy of Ontario’s Climate Action Plan hints that Queen’s Park is about to go big.
India’s $100-billion Idea
Clean Energy Review - April 25, 2016
This week: You can help set Canada’s climate priorities, a B.C. company plans to bring renewable power to far-flung communities–one barge at a time, and those silicon-based solar panels are so 2015.
Fast and Furious
Clean Energy Review - April 18, 2016
This week: Ottawa wants to make it easier for EV owners to power up, wind turbines crank away across the United States, and clean power producers pour cash and jobs into B.C. communities.
Energy Literacy’s “Trojan Horse”
Clean Energy Review - April 11, 2016
This week: Quebec aims to slash its oil consumption, IKEA wants to be the retail king of rooftop solar, and Ontario gets the ball rolling on another 930 MW of utility-scale renewables—in four different flavours.
From Model T to Model 3
Clean Energy Review - April 4, 2016
This week, Scotland pushes the big red STOP button at its last coal plant, renewable power advocates look to the Arctic, and everybody everywhere drools over the new “people’s car” that could, in all honestly, herald the end of the internal combustion engine.
Your Long-Weekend Reading List
Clean Energy Review - March 25, 2016 - Long weekend edition
Head into the long weekend with our essential guide to clean energy commitments in the 2016 Federal Budget, plus five top commentary pieces to round out your holiday reading list.
We're Bending the Curve
Clean Energy Review - March 21, 2016
This week: renewables keep global carbon pollution on the plateau, a British billionaire sets his sights on ocean energy, and the Obama administration moves toward making the Big Apple the new windy city.
Solar Crushes Coal
Clean Energy Review - March 14, 2016
This week: Alberta begins writing coal’s eulogy, Ontario awards a pile of new clean-power contracts and, as commodities slump, demand soars for the metal pegged as the “gasoline of the future.”