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Photo Essay: Backstage At A Wind Tower Assembly Plant

Photo Essay: Backstage At A Wind Tower Assembly Plant

Inside a pair of enormous buildings on the outskirts of Windsor—just across the river from Detroit—an army of workers is at this moment forging a cleaner energy future for Ontario and the...

Québec is Making a SWITCH

Québec is Making a SWITCH

Equiterre's Steven Guilbeault (left) with Denis Leclerc, President and CEO of Écotech Québec. Photo: Le Devoir. With abundant hydro-electricity, a thriving clean-tech cluster, a province-wide EV...

What Debate? Canada is Ready for a Clean Energy Future

What Debate? Canada is Ready for a Clean Energy Future

Over the past year energy issues have featured heavily in political and public debate across the country. And Canadians might be forgiven for feeling confused (if they haven’t tuned out) given how...

The Case For a National EV Charging Network

The Case For a National EV Charging Network

When we first started out with our goal of accelerating the adoption of EVs in Canada, the task seemed somewhat daunting. There were only three battery-powered vehicle models available, if you could...

Could Alberta's Crisis Help Us Head Off A Global One?

Could Alberta's Crisis Help Us Head Off A Global One?

Photo: Yahya Khwaja, Flickr Early Thursday morning, my dad texted me to say he fled his home in Canmore, Alberta shortly before the town declared a state of emergency. By noon, my brother was told...

Cutting Carbon: The Heart of a Canadian Energy Strategy

Cutting Carbon: The Heart of a Canadian Energy Strategy

If we don't prepare to compete in the global low carbon economy, then we're liable to get left behind. Fortunately, the Canadian energy strategy—currently under development by the premiers of all...

Ontario Empowers Local Governments on Wind, Solar

Ontario Empowers Local Governments on Wind, Solar

On Thursday, the Province of Ontario gave local governments new authority over utility-scale energy projects. Energy developers must now work directly with municipalities to identify appropriate...