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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has awarded two additional five-year vendor-of-record (VOR) agreements for engineering services to Candu Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin that specializes in nuclear reactor products and services. Aligning with SNC’s strategy to move further toward…
Hatch is supporting industrial gas supplier Air Liquide in the development of a ‘green hydrogen’ production project at its plant in Bécancour, Que. Work has begun to construct a 20-MW proton exchange membrane (PEM) system, the largest of its kind…
On Apr. 2, federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness Bill Blair released “Guidance on Essential Services and Functions in Canada During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” a non-binding, advisory document intended to assist jurisdictions and businesses in determining which employees…
SNC-Lavalin and its project partners have completed construction on the Unit 2 reactor at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Nuclear Generating Station, marking a significant milestone in a major refurbishment project intended to extend the life of the station by…
Nuclear reactor operator Bruce Power, based in Tiverton, Ont., has awarded three contracts in support of its major component replacement program (MCR) to SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy, with a combined value of $34 million. The contracts’ scope of engineering services…
Vancouver-based General Fusion has entered an industrial partnership with Hatch to bring engineering expertise to its demonstration fusion-energy plant project. Under the terms of the deal, Hatch has invested in a round of financing for General Fusion. As a global…
Solar power with battery backup can mitigate traditional risks.
Stantec and KPMB Architects recently completed the Science Commons, a new academic building for Alberta’s University of Lethbridge, which uses light harvesting systems and passive energy design to achieve a projected energy use reduction of 53%. The $280-million, 413,000-sf Science…
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is celebrating a new milestone as the total number of Canadian project registrations for the fourth version of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification surpasses 1,000. LEED is already the world’s most…
Engineers at mcCallumSather and WSP are helping Endress+Hauser Canada target three major sustainability certifications—i.e. net-zero energy, the Zero Carbon Building Standard and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold through the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC)—for the company’s new…
DuPont has recognized building science and construction technology leader Theresa ‘Teri’ Weston with the title of fellow, the company’s highest technical professional level for scientists and engineers, shared by only 12 other active members around the world. Working within DuPont’s…
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is undertaking a US$15.7-million renovation of the building that will become its new global headquarters (HQ), with the goal of achieving—and showcasing—net-zero energy efficiency. The 67,000-square-foot, 1970s-era commercial office building…
A recent Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) study suggests communities across British Columbia that are using the new BC Energy Step Code—which allows them to require builders to exceed minimum legal requirements for energy efficiency—are helping drive a $3.3-billion market for…
The first two projects are in Sarnia and Brockville.
The $1.4 billion natural gas powered cogeneration project will provide steam generation required for Suncor’s extraction and upgrading operations and generate 800 megawatts (MW) of power.
New utility-owned microgrid in North Bay, Ont. is the first of its kind in Canada.
Once operational, the new 60 MW Taltson generating station has the potential to eliminate an estimated 240,000 tonnes of green house gas emissions annually.
The project is being led by Edmonton-based Terrapin Geothermics in partnership with the municipal district of Greenview and PCL Construction.
A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Lulu Island Energy Company to develop a new district energy project in Richmond, B.C.
The company, Comprehensive Decommissioning International, will decommission, demolish and clean up the New Jersey site.
The new 12,000 sq. ft. facility will accommodate growing workforce in support of its Bruce Power Life Extension Program.
The base system includes automatic transfer switches, switchgear, and a power control cabinet.
Integrated microgrid control solution improves power quality while decreasing energy costs
The draft Master Innovation and Development Plan is over 1,500 pages and divided into three volumes.
Every dollar the federal government earns from the project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition.
The federal government has announced an investment of up to $30 million and a partnership with Bill Gates-backed Breakthrough Energy for a new initiative designed to encourage companies to come up with and deliver clean energy innovations to the market.
The firm has launched its power price forecasting (PPF) service to provide customers with greater certainty around the financial return they can expect from investment in renewable energy projects.
The Envision Award-winning project includes constructing a new power receiving substation and replacing 11 substations and all related infrastructure and establishing a new BC Hydro connection.
Canada’s wind energy leaders share a sense of optimism about the growth of wind energy in Canada along with the economic and environmental benefits.