Legacy hydroelectricity — clean, dispatchable and cheap — has long dominated the renewable energy sector as a dependable workhorse. But by the decade's end, wind may end up wearing the capacity factor crown.
Four utilities led by plant operator Salt River Project have decided to shutter the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station (NGS) near Page, Arizona, by 2019. The 2,250 MW plant is the largest coal generator in the western United States.
Recent blackouts and electricity problems have highlighted the cold, hard economics of power supply in Australia. South Australians were left to swelter on a hot day last week when the electricity of more than 90,000 residents was cut off because there was not enough power...
At the Cleantech Group's Charting the Future, Connecting the Globe conference, held in San Francisco in late January, one thing was clear: Now is the time for Canadian cleantech companies to clean up (literally and figuratively).
Many Albertans think the carbon tax is accompanied by a giant sucking sound as the government empties their pockets at the pump. To others it’s not only the right thing to do but it also helps get crude to tidewater. Love it or loathe...
Premier Kathleen Wynne and her cabinet are considering two key changes that could see hydro bills drop in the range of eight per cent or more, multiple sources tell CBC News. With the high cost of electricity the top concern for...
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