Speaking at the Canadian Power Conference on November 20, Jan Vrins, leader of Navigant’s global Energy practice, sketched a picture of pervasive change ahead, both conceptual and practical, for the energy sector.
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Combined heat and power, known also as cogeneration, has experienced a modest period of growth in Ontario over the last two years.
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened what Statoil is calling the world’s first floating wind farm on October 18.
In his address to the annual conference of Ontario power producers on November 20, Ontario’s Minister of Energy Glenn Thibeault outlined the broad directions the government has set for development of the province’s electricity sector.
To improve on the resiliency of power grids, in response to the rapid increase of intermittent renewable energy, Dutch energy infrastructure expert Alfen announced the launch in mid-October of a platform that allows local parts of the grid to disconnect from the central grid and “self-heal.”
Oakville, Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy, a developer and vendor of advanced nuclear reactors, announced November 8 that it has successfully completed the first phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) pre-licensing vendor design review for its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) nuclear power plant design.