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Belle River wind power facility completed

October 10, 2017 -

Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) have announced their 100 megawatt (MW) Belle River Wind power facility, based in Lakeshore, Ont., has completed construction and is fully operational. Belle River Wind is expected to generate enough clean energy...

Tags: energy, Pattern Energy, power, renewable, Samsung, wind

New initiative helps communities make stronger infrastructure decisions

September 29, 2017 -

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced a new initiative to help local governments strengthen their infrastructure investment decisions based on sound asset management practices. FCM has awarded $3.6 million to 22 partner organizations from across...

Tags: Amarjeet Sohi, Asset Management, FCM, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, government of canada, MAMP

Bill 137 adopted to support the implementation of the REM

September 29, 2017 -

The National Assembly of Quebec has passed Bill 137 on the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM). The purpose of this legislation is to promote the rapid implementation of the REM, which is the most important public transit project since the creation of the Montréal metro in 1967. “The REM project...

Tags: Government of Quebec, Montreal, REM, Réseau électrique métropolitain, transit

Nova Scotia introduces cap and trade legislation

September 29, 2017 -

Amendments to the Environment Act, introduced today by the Government of Nova Scotia, will allow the province to develop a cap and trade program. “Nova Scotia is a national leader in fighting climate change,” said Iain Rankin, minister of the environment. “Working closely with our stakeholders...

Tags: cap and trade, carbon, emissions, environment, greenhouse gas, Nova Scotia

Nearly $200 million committed to Highway 40 upgrades

September 29, 2017 -

The Government of Alberta is investing nearly $200 million in improvement projects along Highway 40 between the Yellowhead Highway and Grande Prairie that will enhance travel for residents and industries in northwestern Alberta, including the forestry, oil and gas, and tourism sectors. “Our government’s...

Tags: Alberta, Brian Mason, Grand Prairie, highway 40, highways, transportation, Yellowhead Trail

Contract signed for Belfast maintenance and storage facility

September 27, 2017 -

The City of Ottawa has signed a contract as part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) ratified on March 24th, 2017 for a portion of Stage 2 of the Confederation Line. EllisDon, as part of the Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG), is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with the City...

Tags: ACS, Confederation Line, Dragados, EllisDon, LRT, Ottawa, SNC-Lavalin

Shortlist of bidders announced for Rutherford Station project

September 27, 2017 -

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have shortlisted three teams to design, build, and finance the Rutherford Station project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Barrie line. Teams were selected based on criteria identified...

Tags: GO, Metrolinx, RER, Rutherford, transit

Wind energy sector poised for growth in Alberta

September 27, 2017 -

The Alberta Government's plan to add 5,000 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity by 2030 will deliver economic opportunities, in addition to environmental benefits, according to a new report by The Delphi Group for the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), which was produced with funding support...

Tags: Alberta, CanWEA, Delphi Group, energy, renewable, wind

Siemens, Alstom join forces on mobility

September 27, 2017 -

Siemens and Alstom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine Siemens’ mobility business including its rail traction drives business with Alstom. The transaction brings together two innovative players of the railway market with unique customer value and operational potential. The two businesses...

Tags: Alstom, mobility, MOU, rail, Siemens

Opening of Meikle Wind project celebrated in B.C.

September 27, 2017 -

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has announced the opening of its 179 megawatt (MW) Meikle Wind power project located in British Columbia, approximately 33 km north of Tumbler Ridge. “This project has been critical to the community for the past three years when other industries were leaving Tumbler Ridge,”...

Tags: BC Hydro, energy, GE, Meikle, Pattern Energy, Pomerleau, wind

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