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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.

Electricity is a big deal in Ontario. Whether driven by public outcry over rising rates or the propensity of politicians to respond, you can’t turn a corner—let alone the pages of a newspaper—without hearing something about electricity. So perhaps it’s not surprising that Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault spoke Monday at what the Empire Club…

OTTAWA — The Government of Canada announced today that it will accelerate investments in clean electricity by phasing out traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, increasing the country’s supply of non-emitting electricity from 80 to 90 per cent over the same period. Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response…

If you work in clean energy, chances are your inbox and Twitter feed have been overwhelmed with stories about the implications of a Trump presidency for the renewable energy sector. If you were watching markets, no doubt you took note of falling stock prices for clean energy companies. The prospects seem grim. And that won’t…

VANCOUVER—Jeremy Moorhouse, senior analyst at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Woodfibre LNG facility will run on electricity: “Designing this facility to run on electricity will reduce on-site carbon pollution by up to 80 per cent. By using electricity instead of natural gas, Woodfibre has set the bar…

EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta announced today that it will introduce a Renewable Electricity Act and initiate a competitive bidding process in 2017 to deliver 400 megawatts (MW) of renewable power, en route to 5,000 MW of renewable power by 2030. QUOTES “By legislating Alberta’s target of generating 30 per cent of electricity from…

OTTAWA—Sarah Petrevan, senior policy advisor at Clean Energy Canada, responded today to the federal government’s commitment to cut carbon emissions from government operations by 40 per cent by 2030, and use 100 per cent clean power in all operations run by Public Services and Procurement Canada by 2025:     “By committing to use more…

Fall economic statement includes significant support for green infrastructure to accelerate Canada’s transition to clean power OTTAWA—Merran Smith, executive director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement released today: QUOTES “The federal government is taking a smart and forward-thinking approach, investing in the infrastructure we…

Every year, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance travels across Canada to hear from Canadians on their priorities for the federal budget. Clean Energy Canada was invited to present to the committee in Ottawa on October 27, 2016. Our opening statement makes the case that Budget 2017 needs to accelerate Canada’s clean energy…

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