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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to provide units for Suncor cogen plant

Deborah Jaremko, JWN Summary Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) says that Suncor Energy has placed an order for two of its advanced class gas turbines and two heat recovery steam generators for a cogeneration facility at the company's oilsands Base Plant. Suncor gave the go-ahead to the...


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Hybrid geothermal energy plant to connect to Alberta power grid

Angie Bergenson, Hydrogen Fuel News Summary Geothermal power technology to be retrofitted onto an existing oil and gas battery. A hybrid geothermal energy plant is being constructed in Swan Hills, Alberta, Canada. A team of scientists from the University of Alberta is collaborating with...


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Energy from waste project gets funds to find site

Jenna Dulewich, Rocky Mountain Outlook Summary EXSHAW – One community’s waste could soon become another’s energy source. Officials from Southern Alberta Energy from Waste Association (SAEWA) announced this week they will be moving forward with finding a location for the project after being...


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11 GHG reduction techs awarded new Alberta funding

JWN Staff, JWN Summary The Government of Alberta has announced up to $70.2 million in funding for 11 projects developing technologies to reduce GHGs from industrial development. Seven of these technologies are directly tied to upstream oil and gas production. The funding, which comes from...


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Cogeneration Channel: Energy Efficiency Alberta: the organization promoting energy efficiency in the Canadian province

Cogeneration Channel: Interview Ben Burger - Senior Engineering Manager, Energy Efficiency Alberta What does the Energy Efficiency Alberta organization do? What is the Custom Energy Solutions program and who can join it? What benefits does this program bring to cogeneration? Ben Burger...


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Edmonton’s Blatchford development to be a leader in sustainability

Mona Saeed, Journal of Commerce BLATCHFORD — Envisioned as a carbon neutral community using 100 per cent renewable energy, the Blatchford development in Edmonton will include two residential areas on the east and west sides, a town centre, an 80-acre central park and a civic plaza connecting...


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Edmonton: Building a more sustainable future across Canada

Conference & Meetings World Summary Barb Stuhl-Smith, the business development account manager at Edmonton Tourism, explores how Edmonton is building a more sustainable future by fostering alternative energy innovation across Canada. With over 2,300 hours of sun per year, solar energy as...


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Edmonton to receive $878 million for transit projects under federal-provincial deal

Elise Stolte, Edmonton Journal Sandra Jansen, Alberta Minister of Infrastructure (left) and Amarjeet Sohi, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, sign a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $3.3 billion in federal funding for infrastructure at the Edmonton Transit...


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Investing in geothermal clean tech opportunities - Exploring the viability of capturing geothermal heat from re-purposed oil and gas wells

Press Release, Newswire HINTON, AB , Feb. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Supporting technologies that advance environmental objectives, create jobs and stimulate growth in the clean technology sector is a priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of...


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Reduce or reuse? Edmonton aims for both in new downtown energy scheme

Elise Stolte, Edmonton Journal The sun shines through steam as it rises high above the roofline of the London District Energy building. CRAIG GLOVER / CRAIG GLOVER/THE LONDON FREE PRE Summary An expert citizens’ panel just saved the city from what could have been a major...