The federal Department of Natural Resources announced a $25.4-million investment August 23 in Northwestern Alberta's first commercial-scale geothermal facility.
On September 16, TransAlta Corporation released a long-term plan for the strategic management of its generation fleet, titled the “Clean Energy Investment Plan.”
Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi announced a $2.2-million investment August 30 in Alberta’s rural distribution company EQUS for a smart grid project.
At a groundbreaking ceremony August 19, Potentia Renewables's CEO Jeff Jenner announced plans for the 200-megawatt Golden South Wind Project located in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.
Green energy firms Infinergy and Boralex welcomed the Scottish Government's decision June 24 to grant approval of their 21-turbine wind farm at Limekiln, south of Reay in Caithness.
The federal government announced August 15 that Hydro-Québec will receive $11 million for a smart grid project to reduce the combined use of diesel in 13 remote Indigenous communities.
The federal government announced funding August 28 for a five-year research initiative by the University of New Brunswick to address the complex issues involved in moving from conventional electric power systems to smart grids.