Canada

Blockchain technologies set to help grow electric vehicle adoption

A new blockchain solution out of Canada is aimed to grow electric vehicle (EV) adoption by reducing the transactional costs.
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NB Power to modernise grid with 350k Itron smart meters

New Brunswick Power will deploy Itron’s multi-purpose solution as part of efforts to modernise its electricity network.

Hydro-Québec to lead development of smart grid co-simulation platforms

Smart grid modelling is set to benefit from a new Canadian R&D partnership established by Hydro Quebec’s research centre.
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Enel partners to accelerate battery energy storage adoption in Canada

Enel X has partnered with Ardian Infrastructure to accelerate the development and adoption of battery energy storage technologies in Canada.

NB Power receives go-ahead for rollout 360,000 smart meters

The New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board has approved NB Power’s CA$110 million (US$84 million) smart meter project.
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Canada backs Climate Finance Access Network for developing economies

Canada funds the Climate Finance Access Network, a programme designed to unlock climate finance for vulnerable and least developed economies.
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Trilliant acquires Quadlogic multi-tenant panel and ANSI socket-based metering solutions

Trilliant Networks have acquired rights to Quadlogic’s multi-tenant panel and ANSI-based metering for Canada and international markets.
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Energy System Integration – what, why and where…

Madeleine McPherson, Assistant Professor from the University of Victoria in Canada speaks about Energy Systems Integration - what is it, why is it important and how will it benefit utilities, consumers and the environment?
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McDonald’s releases PLT animal-free burger, with free side order of irony

McDonald’s has warned vegans and other strict vegetarians that the PLT will be cooked on the same grill as meat and eggs, making it unsuitable for strict adherence to the lifestyle choice
Nova Scotia

Dorian messed up my donair – 65,000 Nova Scotians still without...

NS Power restores services to 85% of the more than 400,000 customers who lost power due to Hurricane Dorian.

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