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Sudbury company tests solar panel design in U.S.

Sudbury company tests solar panel design in U.S.

A Sudbury-based green technology company is making inroads in the U.S. with the testing of their innovative solar devices in Arizona. Crystal Green Energy has been working on their Solar Optic Modules (SOMs) for five years now.
Appeals court sides with Northland on global adjustment case

Appeals court sides with Northland on global adjustment case

Northland Power has won another judgment in its global adjustment dispute with the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation (OEFC) The Toronto-headquartered independent power producer announced April 19 that an Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed
The sun shines on Sachigo Lake

The sun shines on Sachigo Lake

Solar farm developer SkyPower announced it’s partnering with Sachigo Lake First Nation to develop a “multitude of utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Ontario.

A green thumbs up to innovation fund

The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers applauded Queen’s Park’s plan to invest $74 million in cleantech innovation from the province’s Green Investment Fund to reduce greenhouse gas pollution by encouraging industry to adopt leading-edge techn
Energy group holding Sault workshop

Energy group holding Sault workshop

Members of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) are being invited to Sault Ste. Marie to provide feedback on the organization’s policies and long-term strategy.
Tire-recycling plant to process OTR tires

Tire-recycling plant to process OTR tires

Success for Ellsin Environmental has come in incremental steps — inches as opposed to leaps and bounds —but Bob MacBean recognizes that’s the way it goes when you’re innovating new technology.
Container farms enable indoor growing

Container farms enable indoor growing

For two friends named Eric, food production wasn’t even on their radar until a few years ago when they alighted on the idea of shipping container farms.
Marijuana facility promises jobs for Wahgoshig

Marijuana facility promises jobs for Wahgoshig

A former federal government-run forestry nursery in Swastika will soon be the home of a medicinal marijuana production facility, which represents a unique collaboration between industry and the Wahgoshig First Nation.
Dig the proposed regs on aggregate pits

Dig the proposed regs on aggregate pits

Changes are coming to the province’s Aggregate Resources Act. Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Bill Mauro announced Oct.
Canadian Solar acquires Sault solar farms

Canadian Solar acquires Sault solar farms

Guelph-based Canadian Solar has acquired three solar farms located in Sault Ste. Marie in a deal worth $270 million. The solar farms, which have a total capacity of 59.