Tag: renewables

With or without Site C, the future of B.C. is electric

With or without Site C, the future of B.C. is electric

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...

Making clean energy Canada's global brand

Making clean energy Canada's global brand

When it comes to taking a pan-Canadian approach to climate action, a Chinese proverb says it all: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” The math is...

Why Electrification Matters Now

Why Electrification Matters Now

I know electricity seems mundane to most Canadians. We’re lucky enough to have reliable and predictable power, so as long as your phone is charged and your toaster works, there’s usually no need...

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Turning Green to Gold

Not long ago, renewable energy was considered a boutique industry—an opportunity for investors to “green” their portfolios and the world’s wealthy to feel better about their energy-intensive...

A Clean Energy Agenda for Canada

A Clean Energy Agenda for Canada

With the longest election campaign in more than a century now behind us, our newly elected federal government has a clear mandate to get moving on a climate change and clean energy agenda. Prime...

Why Texas Beats Alberta With Wind Energy

Why Texas Beats Alberta With Wind Energy

Were Alberta and Texas separated at birth? It’s actually not that much of a stretch. Both share a deep appreciation of prime rib, free enterprise, and rodeos. Both have prospered from their...

The Future Belongs to Those Who Show Up

The Future Belongs to Those Who Show Up

If you want to be a player, you have to show up and play. For business leaders, that means you attend and speak at industry conferences. For academics, it means you press the flesh at key...