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  • TMX looking for ways to increase access to capital for innovation companies +

    The TMX Group is attempting to find ways to increase access to growth capital for companies in Canada’s innovation economy. Read More
  • Gemini offshore wind project completes turbine installation +

    All 150 wind turbines have now been installed at the Gemini offshore wind energy project, Northland Power announced on August Read More
  • Lewis tapped to head Canadian and US sales for Enphase +

    Enphase Energy Inc. has a new head of sales for the Canadian and US markets. The company named Mike Lewis Read More
  • Mustang Solar reaches commercial operation +

    Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Canadian Solar Inc., has announced that its Mustang Solar Power Project in Kings County Read More
  • New higher density lithium ion batteries from Litarion to be available this quarter +

    Litarion GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toronto-based Electrovaya Inc. Is introducing a new higher energy density lithium ion battery. Read More
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The end of Ontario’s FIT Program appears to be in sight. The provincial government is proposing to changes to current net metering rules that make the self-consumption program more palatable to home and business owners, while also facilitating the deployment of energy storage.

The City of Montreal is looking to gain some energy efficiency improvements from a new smart streetlighting initiative. The city has awarded a $28-million contract for the project to Energere.

Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries Inc. is part of an international effort to define en-route and overhead charging standards for electric buses. The company is working with the likes of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Volvo and Siemens.

Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co Ltd. has purchased 17.25 million shares of Ballard Power Systems Inc. for a total of $28.3 million. Ballard will use the money for general corporate purposes, but also potential acquisitions or investments.

Federated Co-Operatives Ltd.’s refinery in Regina SK will become the first in North America to recycle all of its wastewater for steam production, which is used for heating, hydrogen production, to power equipment and for cooling towers. To do this, the company will install advanced water recycling technology from GE.