Ontario Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging Systems Program Unveils Global Partners


Global company Tech Mahindra Ltd today revealed its partners for its Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging System (IEVCS), a pilot project which launched this past March in Niagara-on-the-Lake and is slated to finish in September 2016. Tech Mahindra is partnering with Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Nissan Canada, and SAP Canada, whose HANA […]

Dartmouth’s CarbonCure Partners With Las Vegas Concrete Firm Cind-R Lite


Halifax’s CarbonCure has announced a partnership with Las Vegas-based concrete company Cind-R Lite, who have decided to use CarbonCure’s carbon dioxide sequestration techniques to make their product more environmentally friendly. Established in 1946, Cind-R Lite is recognized as Nevada’s first established masonry manufacturer. “Cind-R-Lite has been a family business for over 60 years,” said company […]

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 […]