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Canada pumps $92 million into its electric grid of the future

New Brunswick Power, Nova Scotia Power and Siemens have been awarded $35.66 million for energy transition pilot
USA

VIDEO: Weekly USA energy news wrap up

Keep up to date with the latest power and smart energy developments in the USA. The highlights in this week’s news items, provided courtesy of...
African Utility Week

Canada and UK unveils $30 million initiative for next-gen technologies

The Canadian and UK governments have launched a 30-month transatlantic competition for innovators to create next-generation smart energy solutions. The $20 million Power Forward Challenge...
GE

Alectra Utilities accelerates decentralisation of grid network

In Canada, Alectra Utilities has extended its partnership with Sunverge to increase the decentralisation of grid operations. The partners have launched two new programmes to...
Tata

Canada invests in net-zero retrofit programme for homeowners

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources has announced a $374,830 investment to help homeowners bring their home energy use to the net-zero level.
lithium-ion

Next generation energy storage site to enhance grid stabilisation

Enbridge Gas Distribution, together with Hydrogenics Corporation are now providing regulation services under a contract with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) of Ontario, Canada. This...
cryptocurrency

Hydro-Québec denies crypto miners amid high electricity demand

Canadian electricity provider Hydro- Québec will temporarily cease processing requests from cryptocurrency miners in order to ensure sufficient energy supply to the province. Blockchain companies...
microgrids

Government of Canada invests in next-gen smart grid technology

Michel Picard, member of parliament for Montarville, Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, announced an investment of...
plug-in hybrid vehicles

Vancouver bylaw vote for mandatory EV charge points

The Vancouver City Council will vote this week to amend a bylaw amendment that would require all parking spots in new condos to be...

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