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Energy East challenged in court motion by Quebec environmental groups

Energy East challenged in court motion by Quebec environmental groups

Groups look to subject Energy East to Quebec’s environmental regulations MONTREAL _A coalition of environmental groups is taking legal action in the hopes of subjecting the Energy East pipeline project to Quebec’s environmental regulations. The group filed a court motion Thursday and argued TransCanada Pipelines Ltd., the company behind the project, has ignored repeated government […]

February 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
National energy strategy a big win for Alberta’s Notley

National energy strategy a big win for Alberta’s Notley

National energy strategy gives Alberta framework within which to work out compromise between energy development, climate change As of this morning, Canada has a new national energy strategy. Why should anyone care? Because it turns out that if you want to build oil pipelines across the country, politics really really matter. What sort of politics, you ask? […]

July 17, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Wind power is 7% of Canadian electrical generation capacity

Wind power is 7% of Canadian electrical generation capacity

All-in cost for Alberta wind power is $84 per megawatt-hour Canada now has almost 10,000 megawatts of wind power electricity, representing about seven per cent of total generating capacity. Over 1,800 megawatts of wind power capacity was installed in 2014, somewhat more than the 1,600 megawatts added in 2013, according to the National Energy Board. Electricity […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More