Solar

“E” vs “SG” in ethical investing: how sustainable is mollification-by-cherrypicking

In the great game of whack-a-mole that is capital raising in Canada’s oil patch, it must be frustrating, for those whose full-time job when there isn’t a global pandemic is whacking the moles of ESG criteria on which they feel their companies may be vulnerable to criticism and hence subject to ...

Wind power in Ontario, June 2019: dancing with hydro

Last time I noted the operation of one particular Ontario gas-fired generating plant in relation with provincial electrical demand, total in-province generation, “market” price, and aggregate wind output. I showed that although through the month of June 2019 total generation exceeded Ontario de ...

Brilliant Light Power – Commercialization Status

by Daryl Roberts A potentially paradigm-shifting technology has been under development at an R&D firm in NJ called Brilliant Light Power.   For people monitoring the situation, the question currently is about the status of commercialization.   It is not a publicly held firm, but is in mid-stage ...

Caisse buys more shares of Indian solar company, CPPIB backs Spanish real-estate debt

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is acquiring 717,701 additional shares of Azure Power Global Ltd., bringing its total holdings in the company to ... ...

Why Fuel Cells May Be Key To Zero-Emission Transportation

When it comes to climate change, transportation is a key consideration: it makes up roughly 30% of greenhouse gas emissions in the US, and 14% globally. And yet, electric vehicles — which many believe are necessary to decarbonize the sector — have yet to become mainstream on a global level. Th ...

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2020: Navigating the Storm

by Tom Konrad, Ph.D., CFA This monthly update for my Ten Clean Energy Stocks model portfolio is in two parts.  I published my thoughts on the current market turmoil on March 2nd.  You can find them here.  I’m not even going to get into the Fed slashing interest rates like they were a furniture ...

Suncor Energy Inc. – Site Supervisor, Wind Farm (Generation Site) – Medicine Hat, AB

Why you should join us: Suncor has an exciting new wind power project underway! The Forty Mile Wind Power Project is located in southeastern Alberta on approximately 50,000 acres of private land, south and east of the town of Bow Island and in the County of Forty Mile. Upon project completion (plan ...

Morning News: February 19, 2020

In Coronavirus Fight, China Sidelines An Ally: Its Own People Chinese Companies Say They Can’t Afford to Pay Workers Now Apple Is Handcuffed to the iPhone. Just Like Its Customers Puma Chief Puts Brave Face on Coronavirus Retail Crisis Cruise Giant Carnival Works to Manage Deepening Coronavirus C ...

Should Pattern Energy Shareholders Vote Against the Merger?

by Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA This morning, hedge fund Water Island Capital called on Pattern Energy (PEGI) Shareholders to vote against the merger with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Water Island claims the merger is undervalued compared to the recently surging prices of other Yieldc ...

Earth Tech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

The new Earth Tech accelerator has announced its first cohort, which includes 16 startups and nonprofits that are advancing freshwater and climate solutions. The Centre for Social Innovation’s Climate Ventures aims to facilitate tech-based solutions to climate and freshwater challenges with Ear ...