The energy decisions we make today will have significant economic and environmental implications for many years to come, below are the stories on how Canada’s energy roadmap is shaping the clean energy landscape.

EDMONTON — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the first round results of Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program: “These results were literally record-breaking—the lowest wind power prices in Canadian history. It just goes to show that when you combine a great renewable energy resource, steadily falling technology…

  When I called Jake Kubiski of Edmonton’s Kuby Renewable Energy, he needed a few minutes to deal with his growing solar company. Kuby was undergoing Alberta Labour’s Certificate of Recognition, a government safety audit for firms with more than 10 employees. The certification opens opportunities to bid on larger public projects and “separates the…

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s decision to complete the Site C dam: “This decision was clearly difficult for Premier Horgan and his government, and hopefully no future government finds itself in a situation like this. “The priority now must be…

We’ve reached peak Site C. You can’t turn on the TV, open a newspaper or scroll through Twitter without hearing about B.C.’s multi-billion-dollar Site C mega-dam. And depending on the day and who’s being interviewed, it’s either the best or worst thing possible for the province. Central to the debate is whether or not B.C….

Company name: ecobee Job title: Director Product Management Amount of time with company: 2 years Education/Training: MBA, Schulich School of Business; BEng, India At ecobee, a Toronto cleantech upstart, Sahaj Cheema found the right place to realize her passion: building products that solve problems for people. Sahaj leads development on the affordable ecobee 3 Lite…

TORONTO—Sarah Petrevan, senior policy advisor for Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the release of Ontario’s 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan: “Ontario’s long-term energy plan provides more direction than details, but it stays the course in building a modern, affordable and flexible energy system. “The plan reflects some key changes ahead in the…

Merran Smith and Dan Woynillowicz at a solar panel manufacturing facility in China. Clean Energy Canada, 2017.

What does Canada’s energy future look like over the longer term? It’s a critical and timely question—made even more relevant as our country, at least many of our political and business leaders, gets embroiled once again in a polarized debate about pipelines. And it’s the central topic of discussion this week at Generation Energy, an…

This weekend, members of the Ktunaxa Nation and residents of Cranbrook, B.C., will gather to celebrate the unveiling of a new solar electricity system on the roof of the Ktunaxa government building. The project was made possible through the leadership of the Ktunaxa Nation Council in partnership with Solar Now, the Columbia Basin Trust and…

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