Can Solar Sells GoldLight; Graphene Light Bulbs

Canadian Solar Inc is selling its 10MW AC GoldLight solar power plant at Georgina in Ontario, to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III. The plant is valued at more than 68 million Canadian dollars and uses about 46,800 CSX6-300|305|310P panels produced by Canadian Solar. Goldlight project began commercial operation on January 30 and is to […]

SH#2 Offline, BR#4 Online; Photovoltaic Power Jumps Worldwide

Sheerness#2 went offline at 01:11 Saturday, Battle River#4 came back online at 07:31 Saturday. The International Energy Agency’s Photovoltaic Power System Program IEA PVPS published its new Snapshot report on March 30th, 2015. At least 177 GW of PV capacity are now installed worldwide, while in 2014, 38.7 GW of PV capacity were installed in […]

HRM Online; NWT Let’s Northland Deal Expire; Clean Energy Investments in Canada; Tucson Wants Rooftop Price Dropped

HR Milner came back online at 08:00 yesterday morning. Hay River will let its deal with Northland expire in November 2016. In the meantime, the town’s legal team is putting together a request for proposals. It hopes a competitive bidding process will drive down the price of power for residents struggling to meet the cost […]

BR#3 Online, BR#4 Offline; Samsung Pattern Sign New Wind Farm Agrmt

Battle River#3 came back online at 01:01 and Battle River#4 went offline at 04:36 both this morning. Chatham-Kent, Samsung, and Pattern Energy have officially signed an agreement for the North Kent Wind Project in Ontario. North Kent 1 would place approximately 40 to 50 wind turbines on private lands in both of the former Dover […]

TransAlta Loses 75% of Privileged Documents; TransAlta Renewables Big Down Under

On March 17, 2015 Justice Erb of the Court of Queen’s Bench issued a Memorandum of Decision with respect to whether certain records of TransAlta Corporation should continue to be withheld from the MSA because of TransAlta’s claim that they were protected by litigation privilege. After completing a document by document review, Justice Erb ruled […]

HRM, BR#5, KH#2 Offline; Med Hat Thermal Solar; Atlantic Wind & Solar Ready

HR Milner went offline at 13:20 Friday, Battle River#5 went offline at 16:00, and Keephills #2 went offline at 21:00 Friday. Canada’s first concentrated solar 1MW thermal plant is opening up in Medicine Hat making this the most northern-based concentrated solar thermal plant and also one of the smallest ones out there. Medicine Hat began […]

NB Unfair Commercial Price; US Reliability Looks Good

An effort to undo decades of unfair pricing of electricity for thousands of commercial businesses in New Brunswick may power down, just a month before scheduled hearings into the issue were to begin. In November, the Energy and Utilities Board scheduled a long-delayed hearing for April into NB Power’s practice of overcharging some customers and […]

MKRC Offline; Genalta Solution Gas Power; NB’s Point Lepreau Offline; NWT’s Hydro Repair

MacKay River went offline at 20:28 last night. The first phase of Genalta Power Inc.’s Three Creeks Project, an electrical power generating facility that’s part of the Peace River Power Centre, in conjunction with Baytex Energy Corp., has been completed. The facility is located near Baytex’s Three Creeks Field east of Peace River. The new […]