CO2 Solutions receives $15 million grant from Alberta climate change fund


Quebec City’s CO2 Solutions (TSX-V: CST) has received a $15 million grant from Alberta’s Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) to advance the commercial deployment of the company’s carbon capture technology at a scale of 300 tonne-CO2/day for a major Alberta oil sands company. “CCEMC is pleased to help fund the deployment of this […]

Quebec City’s CO2 Solutions posts results from Valleyfield Demonstration Project


Quebec City-based CO2 Solutions (TSX-V: CST) announced recently the verified results of a carbon capture demonstration project at Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, near Montreal, producing CO2  CO2 suitable for food, beverages and other reuse applications. Overall, the demonstration project showed that the company’s enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology is both reliable and cost-effective, results that CO2 solutions will be […]

Oakville’s Terrestrial Energy raises $8 million U.S. Series A for molten salt nuclear reactor


Oakville, Ontario’s Terrestrial Energy has announced a $10 million Series A fund to help create small, modular nuclear reactors, called Integral Molten Salt Reactors, for use in small to modest energy markets. “Funds will be used to support the Company’s pre-construction and pre-licensing engineering, and to support further engagement with industry and nuclear regulators,” said […]

Canada’s Top 10 Cleantech Stocks of 2015

It was a bounce back year for Victoria's Carmanah Technologies.

Canada’s tiny cleantech sector is marred by a history of misteps into solar and wind energy and today exists as a fragmented collection of companies that might be better described as Special Situations. The S&P/TSX Renewable Energy and Clean Technology Index, which consists of disparate companies such as Ballard Power, Clearwater Seafoods and Cascades, always […]

Saskatchewan’s Boundary Dam carbon capture project is less environmental than ideological


When it opened in October 2014, Saskatchewan’s $1.5 billion Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage (CCS) plant was being watched by the world as a flagship demonstration of an exciting new frontier in cleantech innovation. Despite all of our rhetoric about getting off fossil fuels, the reality is that a huge percentage of energy remains […]

This online tool lets you check your city’s air quality in real time


Paris-based Plume Labs launched their interactive global pollution map earlier this year, and then followed it up co-organizing a presentation at the COP21 U.N. climate summit called “Data Against Climate Change”. Plume Labs sources its data from a diverse range, collecting half a million open data measurements from 11,000 stations each day to build predictive […]

BluMetric Environmental lands two northern Ontario contracts totaling $8.3 million


Ottawa cleantech firm BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM) has landed two contracts in northern Ontario relating to groundwater and surface water monitoring, engineering and remedial services, valued in excess of $8.3 million. One of the contracts, beginning January 1, 2016, is a five-year extension of a previously existing groundwater and surface water testing and management […]

Shell, Canadian Geographic and MaRS hand out inaugural Quest Climate Grants


Shell Canada, in collaboration with Canadian Geographic and the MaRS Discovery District, have handed out six $50,000 grants to young entrepreneurs, aged 18-35, as part of their inaugural Quest Climate Grant award, “to recognize their efforts to lead climate change-oriented businesses.” “The kinds of innovations needed to address climate change come in many different forms,” […]