UBC and Cisco to Collaborate on Smart Campus Initiatives

  GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – The University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced that Cisco will be joining other Partners in UBC’s living Lab Project addressing the Campus’s Smart Energy System.  The arrangement will see collaboration on a number of...
Posted On 27 May 2013

Low-Carbon Energy Strategy for North America Recommended

Creating a North American energy strategy makes sense
Posted On 22 May 2013

Reforming energy investment incentives

  GLOBE-Net, May 15, 2013 – There have been many calls for reform of the subsidies and incentives provided to the energy sector. A report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released last month urged policymakers the world over to reform subsidies for products...
Posted On 15 May 2013

R-2000 Net-Zero Energy Pilot Launched

GLOBE-Net, May 10, 2013 – Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is undertaking an R-2000 Net Zero Energy pilot (the Pilot) to recognize builders and homes reaching net zero energy performance in Canada, and to pilot the next generation of NRCan’s 2014 R-2000 Standard and...
Posted On 10 May 2013

Canada’s Renewable Energy Future – Pathway to Low Carbon Economy

  GLOBE-Net, May 6, 2013 – Renewable energy sources can drive Canada’s low-carbon future says a recent report from the Trottier Energy Futures Project. Canada will have access to enough renewable energy by 2050 to achieve the deep greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions...
Posted On 06 May 2013

New Federal Investments to Support Energy Innovation Projects

  GLOBE-Net, May 6, 2013 – The federal government announced support for 55 innovative new projects aimed at producing and using energy in a cleaner, more efficient way. The support, totaling more than $82 million, is being provided through the Government’s...
Posted On 06 May 2013

New Initiative for Building Lower Carbon Cities – Lafarge Acts

  GLOBE-Net, May 3, 2013 – Lafarge Canada Inc, Natural Resources Canada, the Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy and Carbon Management Canada have announced plans to join forces and are investing more than $8 million to develop innovative...
Posted On 03 May 2013

Strong Growth for Renewables Expected Through to 2030

  GLOBE-Net, April 22, 2013 – New research by analysts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance show that annual investment in new renewable power capacity is set to rise by anywhere from two and a half times to more than four and a half times between now and 2030. The...
Posted On 22 Apr 2013