clean energy

Are small nuclear reactors the solution to Canada’s net-zero ambitions?

Are small nuclear reactors the solution to Canada’s net-zero ambitions?

Nov 25, 2023 | 5:00am
As Canada grapples with the imperative to meet its net-zero carbon emission targets, a new player has emerged on the energy scene: Small Modular Reactors (SMRs). These compact reactors present a modern twist on traditional nuclear technology, which has languished without significant new developments for three decades.   By promising faster construction, lower costs and […]

Construction officially underway at new gas-powered Great Plains Power Station

Jul 9, 2021 | 1:37pm

Government officials were on hand to officially kickoff the construction of the new Great Plains Power Station near Moose Jaw. The plant, expected to be operational by 2024, will add 360 megawatts of electricity to the provincial grid, enough to power Saskatoon. Minister Responsible for SaskPower, Don Morgan says the gas-powered plant will generate cleaner […]

SaskPower unveils plans for new wind-power facility in province’s Southeast

Jun 19, 2021 | 11:24am

SaskPower’s latest utility-scale wind facility has been announced. Dubbed the Bekevar Wind Energy project, the wind facility will generate 200 mega-watts of clean and renewable energy in southeast Saskatchewan. It will be constructed north of Moose Mountain Provincial Park, in the R.Ms of Hazelwood and Kingsley , and on the Cowessess First Nation. When finished, […]

Ottawa opens new farm clean technology program to applications

Jun 16, 2021 | 11:58am

  The federal government says the new 166 million dollar Agricultural Clean Technology Program is open to applicants. The new program provides farmers and agri-businesses with access to funding to help develop and adopt the latest clean technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It focuses on 3 priorities, green energy and energy efficiency, precision agriculture […]