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Canada’s Trent University signs energy performance contract with Ameresco

Trent University has selected Ameresco to implement a smart energy project to optimise energy management and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Green Button advances in Ontario

Ontario electricity distributors will be required to implement the Green Button Download My Data and Connect My Data.
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PUC Distribution selects Black & Veatch to design smart grid project Ontario

PUC Distribution selected Black & Veatch for the design of a smart grid project to enhance energy resilience in Ontario, Canada.

Ontario distributors investigate local transactive energy market

Three Ontario distribution companies are to demonstrate the potential for customer owned distributed resources to provide services to the networks.

Ontario’s Alectra launches blockchain transactive energy platform

Ontario municipal utility Alectra Utilities is piloting a customer energy marketplace with its GridExchange platform.

SaskPower reports smart meter supply chain delay

Canadian provincial power utility SaskPower has extended its residential smart meter pilot rollout to yearend.

Hydro-Québec uses smart meters to shut down electricity theft network

Analysis of smart meter data has demonstrated its power in detecting theft of electricity in 10 Quebec homes.

Quebec’s Lac-Mégantic microgrid inaugurated

Quebec state utility Hydro-Québec and Lac-Mégantic have formally launched the energy microgrid in the Canadian city’s new downtown.

Canada invests in smart grid modernisation and renewables

Canada’s Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways (SREPs) programme is to award Ca$960 million (US$795 million) over next four years.

Smart grid community in development in Ontario

The Altona Towns development is being constructed as Canada’s first nested microgrid with a full-scale smart residential energy system.