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  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    New project to create national energy framework

    September 15, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Montreal, Que: Environmentalists and engineers are teaming up on a $2.5-million project to develop a sustainable energy strategy for Canada. The Trottier Energy Futures Project will identify energy systems that could be implemented between now and 2050 to reduce the

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    Is Nuclear energy making a comeback?

    September 14, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    Nuclear energy is in the midst of a modest resurgence, according to a new report by Toronto-based think tank Ernst & Young. The group unveiled the study—which states Canada is among 15 countries worldwide considering nuclear reactors in the largest

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Connacher’s plant goes off the regional grid

    September 8, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff

    CALGARY: Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd., a Calgary-based crude oil, bitumen, natural gas and natural gas liquids production company, has completed its 13.1 megawatt cogeneration facility at its Algar steam-assisted gravity drainage bitumen extraction plant in the Great Divide region

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    Researchers find plants could have long-term solar potential

    September 7, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    Cambridge, Mass.: New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found the solution to degrading photovoltaic cells could be harvested in plants, as reported by MIT News. The sun’s rays can damage materials that are used to harvest

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    Exelon to buy Deere’s wind energy portfolio

    August 31, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    Moline, Ill.: Deere & Company is selling its wind energy business to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for $9 million. John Deere Renewables consists of 36 completed projects in eight states with a total operational capacity

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    A bump in the road to sustainability

    April 21, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    For many, driving over speed bumps, potholes and cracks in highways causes irritation, but for a Welland, Ont., based inventor a bump in the road gave him an idea. After spending 11 years as a robotic welder at the now