New Life for $500M EV Plant in Quebec
Revive and upgrade an old plant in Quebec with C$750 million, partly funded by the Canadian and Quebec governments. Production has capacity for 2.5 million electric vehicle batteries and is expected to begin in 2026. Solus Advanced Materials Co. unit Volta Energy Solutions leading the project.
Sep 6, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, Quebec, EV Plant
Heliene Secures Historic 1.5GW Solar Module Order
Heliene Inc, a Canadian solar panel maker, has secured an order from US-based Nexamp Inc for 1.5 GW of solar modules - the largest community solar order in US history. Nexamp is financing the construction of 250 MW of PV parks across 6 states. Heliene has 3 production facilities in the US and Canada.
Sep 1, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Canada, PV module, North America, heliene
Rio Tinto Powers Up Solar Park for Canadian Diamond Mine
Rio Tinto - the world's second-largest miner - is launching the largest solar PV park in Canada's North to provide electricity to its diamond mine in the Northwest Territories. The project will reduce diesel consumption & GHG emissions by 50% by 2030.
Aug 11, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, North America, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto
Heliene Expands to Minnesota: 1-GW Solar Plant, 1.5-GW Cell Factory
Heliene, a Canadian solar panel manufacturer, is expanding its operations to Minnesota, investing $145 million to build a 1GW solar panel and 1.5GW solar cell manufacturing plant. Production will begin in 2024/2025, with updates to existing facilities also taking place. Learn more about Heliene's ambitious expansion to the Midwest.
Jul 25, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Canada, solar cell, solar panel, North America, heliene
Sustainable Power: Northvolt Secures $400m
Northvolt has secured a $400M investment from IMCO to expand their battery production capacity, with a focus on clean energy manufacturing, regional sourcing, and closed-loop circularity through recycling. This investment supports meaningful capital deployment for the energy transition and managing ESG risks.
Jun 21, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, NORTHVOLT, Sweden, Europe, North America, Imco
Atura, Ameresco granted 250-MW BESS project in Canada
Canadian combined-cycle gas plants operator Atura Power, a subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation, has been picked to construct a 250-MW/1,000-MWh battery energy storage space system (BESS) in east-central Canada in partnership with United States renewables business Ameresco Inc (NYSE: AMRC).
Jun 9, 2023 // Storage, Canada, North America, ameresco, BESS Project, Atura
Mytilineos gets 1.4-GW solar portfolio in western Canada
Greek industrial group Mytilineos SA (FRA: MYH) has actually consented to obtain a portfolio of 5 solar projects in Alberta, Canada with an anticipated consolidated capacity of 1,410 MWdc from local solar as well as energy storage space designer Westbridge Energy Corporation (CVE: WEB).
Jun 1, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, Mytilineos
Northland reaches FID on 250MW Canadian battery
Oneida energy storage space project in Southern Ontario will get to full commercial operation in 2025
May 18, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Canada, North America, Mike Crawley, Northland
380MW Boralex storage projects win Canadian contract
Two schemes represent practically half of the complete capacity selected by the Ontario IESO
May 17, 2023 // Storage, Canada, North America, Boralex
Boralex Sets Sights on 2025 Strategic Plan. Surpasses 3GW Milestone
Canadian energy company Boralex has achieved a major milestone, surpassing 3GW of installed capacity in renewables. The company is now setting its sights on its 2025 strategic plan, which includes a portfolio of 5.5GW in renewable energy projects.
Feb 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, France, Europe, North America, Boralex, Patrick Decostre
Westbridge Renewable Acquires Canadian Battery Energy Storage PV Project
Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation has acquired the 295MWp Red Willow Project in Alberta, Canada, including 100MW/200MWh of battery energy storage system (BESS). This solar energy news highlights the potential of renewable energy sources and the commitment to sustainability.
Feb 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, North America, PV Power Plant, Westbridge Renewable
Neoen begin on 93-MWp solar plant in Canada
France's Neoen SA (EPA: NEOEN) announced last week it has commenced the construction of a 93-MWp photovoltaic (PV) park in Canada's Alberta province.
Dec 26, 2022 // Plants, Canada, neoen, North America, PV Power Plant
Neon begins building Canadian solar farm
Fox Coulee is scheduled to start operating in 2024
Dec 23, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, North America, solar farm, Xavier Barbaro, Emmanuel Pujol, Neon
Westbridge acquires Canadian solar-storage project
Eastervale site in Alberta will certainly comprise 300MW PV and 200MW BESS when developed
Nov 3, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, Canada, North America, PV Power Plant, Stefano Romanin, Westbridge, Maggie McKenna
Canada's Brookfield Invests $2 Billion in Scout Clean Energy, Standard Solar
The purchases will be invested via the Brookfield Global Transition Fund I (BGTF I), which it declares to be the biggest fund worldwide concentrated on the energy transition. Both Scout and Standard Solar will certainly continue to operate as independent businesses within the Brookfield Renewable US platform.
Oct 3, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, Standard Solar, energy transition, Scott Wiater, Connor Teskey, Scout Clean Energy, Michael Rucker, Brookfield acquisition, Entropy