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Ontario has issued a call for innovative projects that will help the grid adapt to electric vehicles and thermal storage technologies, with a plan to invest at least C$9.5 million this year in winning proposals.

Ontario Offers $9.5M for Grid Innovation

Ontario has issued a call for innovative projects that will help the grid adapt to electric vehicles and thermal storage technologies, with a plan to invest at least C$9.5 million this year in winning proposals.

In the newest wrinkle in Li-Cycle’s recent ups and downs, the Toronto-based company has laid off 17% of its work force, including three senior executives, following a construction pause at its new facility in Rochester, New York.

Canadian Battery Recycler Li-Cycle Sheds 17% of Staff

In the newest wrinkle in Li-Cycle’s recent ups and downs, the Toronto-based company has laid off 17% of its work force, including three senior executives, following a construction pause at its new facility in Rochester, New York.

The future of North America’s first solar heating community in Okotoks, Alberta, remains in question as its directors grapple with aging technology and cost concerns, pledging full transparency with concerned homeowners.

Pilot Solar Community in Alberta Fears Potential Shift to Gas Heating

The future of North America’s first solar heating community in Okotoks, Alberta, remains in question as its directors grapple with aging technology and cost concerns, pledging full transparency with concerned homeowners.

Zeroing in on the connection between resilient healthcare and a reliable electricity supply, United States charity Direct Relief is providing US$10 million in solar+storage microgrid grants to Native American communities.

$10M in Microgrid Grants Deliver Resilience to Native American Communities

Zeroing in on the connection between resilient healthcare and a reliable electricity supply, United States charity Direct Relief is providing US$10 million in solar+storage microgrid grants to Native American communities.

Stable, affordable electricity prices for all! Local, sustainable investment opportunities! Increased community wealth and good local jobs! Cleaner air and lower greenhouse gas emissions! A more resilient, reliable local energy system! No NIMBY! These are some of the benefits of community-owned and -governed “distributed” power generation, writes energy transition veteran Roger Peters.

Energy for All: Local Ownership Builds Community Wealth, Peters Says

Stable, affordable electricity prices for all! Local, sustainable investment opportunities! Increased community wealth and good local jobs! Cleaner air and lower greenhouse gas emissions! A more resilient, reliable local energy system! No NIMBY! These are some of the benefits of community-owned and -governed “distributed” power generation, writes energy transition veteran Roger Peters.

China has outpaced the United States and Europe in a global “race to the top” to transition off fossil fuels, but there is still time for others to close the gap, says a team of U.S. analysts.

China Leads ‘Race to the Top’ as Cleantech Shift Gains Strength

China has outpaced the United States and Europe in a global “race to the top” to transition off fossil fuels, but there is still time for others to close the gap, says a team of U.S. analysts.

Analysis of a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pilot in Australia found that fleet operators stand to earn an equivalent of C$10,700 per EV annually by helping to maintain grid frequency in one of the country’s wholesale electricity markets.

EV Fleets Earn More Than $10K Per Vehicle in Australian V2G Pilot

Analysis of a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pilot in Australia found that fleet operators stand to earn an equivalent of C$10,700 per EV annually by helping to maintain grid frequency in one of the country’s wholesale electricity markets.

With electricity demand surging, old-school system planning has U.S. utilities falling back on their old standby: Fossil fuels

Economic Boom, Energy-Guzzling Data Centres Drive Up U.S. Power Demand

With electricity demand surging, old-school system planning has U.S. utilities falling back on their old standby: Fossil fuels

A new study out of Stanford University that tested combinations of hydropower, batteries, and green hydrogen as storage options for global grid stability pinpoints conventional hydropower as the lowest-cost pathway for Canada.

Canada’s ‘Immense’ Hydropower Offers Sufficient Grid Backup, U.S. Researcher Suggests

A new study out of Stanford University that tested combinations of hydropower, batteries, and green hydrogen as storage options for global grid stability pinpoints conventional hydropower as the lowest-cost pathway for Canada.

While electric vehicles are an obvious choice in many parts of Canada, they’re often a very bad fit in more rural, northern, and isolated parts of the country and for households and communities that can’t afford any car, much less a new one, according to participants in a series of community listening sessions hosted by the Transportation Shift initiative.

Rural, Northern Communities Detail Pitfalls in Transition to Electric Vehicles

While electric vehicles are an obvious choice in many parts of Canada, they’re often a very bad fit in more rural, northern, and isolated parts of the country and for households and communities that can’t afford any car, much less a new one, according to participants in a series of community listening sessions hosted by the Transportation Shift initiative.