Solar

A pleasantly surprising, and new, long player: welcome to nuclear power, Brookfield

After years of enduring tiresome greenwash-laden press releases about wind and solar power from rentseeking billion dollar companies like Berkshire Hathaway, Loblaw, and Tesla, I was refreshed and encouraged to see Brookfield Business Partners, a subsidiary of Canadian Brookfield Asset Management, ...

'Clean Energy Is a Fundamental Civil Right': Major Campaign to Expand Access to Solar

By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch. Reposted with permission from EcoWatch. The NAACP is launching a major environmental justice campaign on January 13 to mark the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. The “Solar Equity Initiative” aims to provide solar job skills training to 100 individ ...

Stormwater Infrastructure Support for Atlantic Canada Village

Today the federal government and the government of New Brunswick announced support for water and solar projects in Atlantic Canada. Improved stormwater infrastructure in New Maryland, NB will help curb flooding.   Matt DeCourcey, Member of Parliament for Fredericton; the Honourable Stephen Horsma ...

Junior/Senior Wind and Solar Resource Analyst

Summary:  A Resource Analyst is an analyst who does analytical works, supports the Wind & Solar Resource Analysis and development team. Specific Duties: Quality control of wind/solar data prior to analysis Early/late phase and simple/complex wind/solar resource assessment in Americas market Techn ...

China and US Treasuries

The US Treasury market was consolidating yesterday's 7.5 basis point jump in 10-year yields when Bloomberg's headline hit.  The claim was that Chinese officials are "wary of Treasuries".  Yields rose quickly to test 2.60% and the dollar moved lower.   It is difficult to determine the sig ...

Morning News: January 10, 2018

World Bank Raises Outlook as Growth Hits Fastest Pace Since 2011 Bond Yields Hit Multi-Month Highs on BOJ Tweak, Heavy Supply Saudi Aramco Working to Raise Cheap Loans Before IPO Kodak Surges After Announcing Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency Called ‘Kodakcoin’ No, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon H ...

Morning News: January 9, 2018

How China’s Stifling Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: QuickTake Q&A Ether Tops Ripple to Reclaim Second Spot in Crypto Rankings India Proposes 70% Duty on China, Malaysia Solar Imports Regulators Reject Perry’s Plan to Help Coal and Nuclear Plants Alibaba’s Return Home Would Carry a Sting Samsun ...

18 Things to Watch for in 2018

by futurists Richard Worzel & Kit Worzel 2018 is going to be remarkable in many different ways. Indeed, when we put together our lists for the most important changes ahead in 2018, we wound up with so many we decided we couldn’t discuss them all, and settled on 18 things for 2018 (catchy, right?) ...

The Maple Syrup Miracle and other Canadian science breakthroughs that happened in 2017

Science certainly had its share of newsworthy items in 2017, from the solar eclipse to the first gene editing of a human embryo, to the discovery of Earth-like planets around a nearby star to the expanding powers of artificial intelligence and the success of the first artificial womb. And Canadian ...

These Canadian cleantech stocks will go up in 2018, analyst say

UGE International CEO Nick Blitterswyk Cleantech stocks have not captured the imagination of Canadian investors for some time. It’s not that there aren’t reasons. Perhaps some got burned by Timminco, the shrouded-in-mystery solar player that soared and then crashed when its “revolutionary ...