Canadian companies are increasingly focused on making long term improvements in their environmental and social performance, in some cases upping the ante to levels never before seen.
The magazine of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario
- Advice from Quinn & Partners on greening up corporate portfolios, including long term Power Purchase Agreements.
- Shaking up grid management and market design
- Support for gender diversity in the energy sector on the rise
- The next phase of the Cyber Security Framework is being rolled out.
- A new web tool will serve as a curated platform providing easy access to information on export-ready energy companies.
- While the US electricity industry debates the options for keeping baseload nuclear plants operating during an era of low power prices, a similar debate is brewing over gas plants, with potentially greater implications for reliability.
- The potential growth of new class of utilities at a scale well below anything that was possible before.
- A review of the practical effects of CHP on the emission profile of a power system. Why CHP can bring down emissions even in a relatively low carbon system like Ontario.
- Utility-scale PV prices drop below the psychological barrier of $1 per watt for the first time.
A range of stakeholders across North America are starting to consider some challenging new principles for managing the grid and planning the continental electric system.
A new online service is making it easy to find useful verified information on Canadian energy innovations and the companies behind them.
Based on numerous published reports, interest in the advancement of women in the energy sector is reaching unprecedented levels.
Merchant generators are increasingly unable to recover fixed costs in electric power plants, an economic reality eroding their financial viability and grid reliability, according to a study released June 21 by the Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP law firm and the Power Research Group.
On June 1, the Ontario Energy Board released the proposed Cyber Security Framework for the Ontario electricity sector, along with a set of related documents.
The electricity sector, which always seems to be responding to changes of one sort or another, may have a fresh challenge on its doorstep. A new category of players could soon be entering the field.