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Nova Scotia Launches Tidal Energy Project

Posted in Energy – Renewable, Alternative and Clean, Nova Scotia Power, Power, Procurement, Purchase Agreements, Tidal
Nova Scotia

In January, the provincial government of Nova Scotia announced in a news release that it will finally go forward with its tidal energy project, first announced in 2015, in the Bras d’or Lakes and the Bay of Fundy. Businesses or research firms wishing to obtain tidal energy demonstration permits are therefore encouraged to submit their application to the Department of Energy’s offices.

In launching this project, the Province hopes to encourage innovation and to support sustainable growth in the tidal energy industry. The project is also consistent with the Province’s long-term goal of maintaining its standing as a world leader … Continue Reading

Clean Energy Pipeline Rankings

McCarthy Tétrault tops national league tables for renewable energy transactions

Posted in Awards and Recognitions, Biomass, Energy – Renewable, Alternative and Clean, Hydroelectric, Liquefied Natural Gas, Natural Gas, Project Finance, Solar, Tidal, Wind

The 2013 edition of the Clean Energy Canada Finance Guide is out, and we are pleased that we have again topped the Canadian league tables for renewable energy transactions. In particular, we are credited as having advised on:

  • the highest number of eligible project finance transactions: a total of 16 deals collectively valued at $2.9 billion
  • the highest number of eligible M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions: a total of 7 deals collectively valued at $2.09 billion

Clean Energy Pipeline, published by VB Research and based in London, UK, provides daily news and information about clean energy developments … Continue Reading

A New Energy Strategy for Québec in 2014

Posted in Electricity, Energy – Renewable, Alternative and Clean, Power, Procurement, Solar, Tidal, Transmission, Wind

The Minister of Natural Resources of Québec, Martine Ouellet, announced on July 4, 2013 the creation of a new commission and the holding of public consultations with a view of developing Québec’s new energy strategy. Based on the results of the consultations to be held during the fall of 2013, the Québec Government intends to adopt a new energy strategy in 2014. The last energy strategy adopted by the Government in 2006 defined goals and action items applicable from 2006 to 2015, including the procurement of 4,000 MW of wind power generation during that period.

Among the objectives of this … Continue Reading