New off-grid solar project powers telecommunication site near Grande Prairie

ATCO announces its new off-grid solar project, located at the Saddle Hills Telecommunication Site northwest of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Solar Power on the rise in Ontario

Last year, Ontario installed 168 megawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity, surpassing New Jersey as the second leading North American jurisdiction for new solar projects during 2010.

Liberal Party Platform

Greenpages contributor Jen McLaughlin interviews party candidates in advance of the Ontario election. Her summary of the Liberal platform is below. The Liberal Party platform focuses on education, job creation, health care, transportation and energy. It highlights what they have achieved in the last eight years and the programs they will continue to work on…

A Primer on Energy Systems in Canada

Pollution Probe released the Primer on Energy Systems in Canada. It’s the first educational resource of its kind that gives readers a comprehensive look at energy in Canada, including an overview of the resources, challenges and opportunities related to energy in Canada.

Who’s stopping the winds of change?

We have now discovered, thanks to work by Toronto Star reporter Tyler Hamilton, the cost two proposed nuclear reactors at Darlington: 26 billion dollars. This is the reported cost of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, the only of the three bids that met the Government’s standards, though not accepted by the McGuinty-Smitherman Liberals.