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Sault Ste. Marie capitalizes on Clean-Tech

Sault Ste. Marie capitalizes on Clean-Tech

An executive from a Spanish solar panel manufacturer intending to set up shop in Sault Ste. Marie this summer will be speaking this week at an alternative energy workshop in the city.
Green tech company ready to expand Sault waste-to-energy plant

Green tech company ready to expand Sault waste-to-energy plant

A southern Ontario green technology company is poised to begin construction of a large waste-to-energy gasification plant in Sault Ste. Marie to handle all of the city's household garbage. The Elementa Group Inc.
New Sault solar panel operator has Spanish connection

New Sault solar panel operator has Spanish connection

Sault Ste. Marie is entering the North American solar panel supply chain market in a big way using some leading-edge European-style technology. Heliene Canada Inc.
Hydro projects flow $2B down the Mattagami River

Hydro projects flow $2B down the Mattagami River

Nearly $2 billion worth of hydroelectric developments underway is set to provide a financial shot in the arm for two Northern Ontario communities along the winding Mattagami River.
Thunder Bay poised for oil sands rebound

Thunder Bay poised for oil sands rebound

Industry promoters of the Alberta oil sands are predicting gradual growth in the latter half of 2010 as development projects, shelved by the recession and dipping oil prices, come back to life.
Nipissing First Nation has green energy strategy

Nipissing First Nation has green energy strategy

A northeastern Ontario First Nation community is aiming to crack the biomass market. Nipissing First Nation, just west of North Bay, has unveiled plans for a small wood pellet mill with a target of producing 24,000 tonnes of material annually.
Old technologies lead to new techniques for renewable energy

Old technologies lead to new techniques for renewable energy

While other companies worry about wasting energy, the team at the Sudbury-based Renewable Resource Recovery Corp. is fine with seeing it go down the drain – literally.
Cambrian to start Sustainable Energy Centre in 2010

Cambrian to start Sustainable Energy Centre in 2010

After years of discussion, planning and false starts, Sudbury’s Cambrian College is finally looking to make its $6-million Xstrata Nickel Sustainable Energy Centre a reality in the spring of 2010.
North Bay conference targets wood waste for energy, heat

North Bay conference targets wood waste for energy, heat

Northeastern Ontario is being billed as the 'Saudi Arabia of biomass' and delegates who attended a North Bay conference heard of the opportunities and challenges to heat and power the region with this green crude.
Rainy River farmers, AbitibiBowater team up for bio-fuel trial

Rainy River farmers, AbitibiBowater team up for bio-fuel trial

The jury is still out on a bio-fuel trial to determine if two types of grass can be mixed in with wood waste to fuel Abitibi-Bowater's new biomass boiler in Fort Frances.