General Fusion Raises $27 Million To Develop Fusion Energy Technology


Burnaby, B.C. based fusion energy pioneer General Fusion has raised $27 million, led by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the Government of Malaysia’s strategic investment fund. Existing investors also participated. “We welcome Khazanah to our team of investors, physicists, engineers, partners and advisors,” said General Fusion Chairman Rick Wills. “This financing reflects the growing global character of […]

Canadians, Is It Sunny Enough Where You Live To Go Solar?


When Elon Musk announced Tesla’s Powerwall home battery in April, many Canadians likely pondered whether a $3,500 pod stuck on the inside of their garage might merit the investment. Musk’s sales pitch avoided the warm and fuzzy altruism usually harnessed to sell solar technology to middle class home owners. His insight has been to coat […]

Endura Energy Project Completes Installation of Two Solar Projects in GTA


Toronto-based solar photovoltaic developer Endura Energy Developments Inc. has announced the installation of two construction projects completed in collaboration with SolarShare Co-op. Both rooftop solar projects, located at 80 Van Kirk Drive and 30 Midair Court in Brampton, add an additional 1.2 MW power generation to a previous two projects in the Endura Energy Project […]

Vancouver’s G-Kup Ready To Disrupt Massively Wasteful Single-Serve Coffee Pod Market


Vancouver-based G-Kup is on the verge of easing that guilt you feel each time you toss a single-serve coffee pod into the trash. Last month, K-Cup inventor John Sylvan expressed regret for his role in creating a single-serve, non-recyclable, extremely convenient monster, which accounted for over 10 billion discarded K-Cups in landfills last year. He […]

Electrovaya spikes after acquisition of Germany’s Evonik Litarion


Shares of Electrovaya (TSX:EFL) are racing today after the company announced it had acquired Evonik Litarion GmbH and licensed intellectual property from Separion. The company says the deals will give it world class capacity to produce lithium-ion electrodes cleaner and more cheaply than its competitors. The acquisition of Evonik comes with a large patent portfolio […]

Ballard rises after getting bus fuel cell orders from China


Shares of Ballard Power (TSX:BLD) are on the rise today after the company received an order for eight of its FCvelocity-HD7 power modules for eight buses in China. “We are now beginning to see meaningful evidence of growing demand for clean energy mass transportation alternatives in China, including both buses and trams,” said CEO Randy […]

Vancouver Vows To Run On 100% Green Energy In Wake of Oil Spill

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While an oil spill spread across Vancouver’s English Bay, Vancouver deputy mayor Andrea Reimer, by a pure accident of timing, was in Seoul, Korea for the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), at which Vancouver pledged to run entirely on green energy sources by either 2030 or 2035, less than 20 years from now. […]

India Looks to Canada To Fuel Its Nuclear Power Ambitions


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Canada next week, for a visit lasting from April 14-16, after touring both France and Germany. His priority on this trip is to foster economic ties and to develop energy partnerships, not least with Saskatoon’s Cameco Corp., the world’s third largest producer of uranium. In 2013, India […]

Ballard Power rises after fuel-cell tram demo in China


Shares of Ballard Power (TSX:BLD) are up today after the company reported it successfully demonstrated the world’s first fuel cell powered electric tram in China. Ballard says the demo took place in March at the head office of CSR Qingdao Sifang Co. and was attended by senior officials of the city of Foshan, which is […]