Canadian Solar launches four projects in Japan
Canadian Solar Inc. announced today that it has started construction on four solar projects in Japan totaling 143 MWp. The portfolio includes a flagship project, the 100 MWp Azuma Kofuji project located in the Fukushima Prefecture, and other projects totalling 43 MWp in the Ibaraki and Hiroshima Prefectures.
Slave Lake biomass project receives EA approval
Expander Energy Inc. and Vanderwell Contractors (1971) Ltd. today announced that their proposed Slave Lake, Alta. Biomass Gas to Liquids project has received its environmental permit from Alberta Environment and Parks. The project would establish Canada’s first Biomass Gas to Liquids plant adjacent to Vanderwell’s sawmill site in the Mitsue Industrial Park. The plant would produce over 6.5-million litres per year of low-carbon synthetic diesel fuel, trade named SynDiesel, made from sawmill and forestry residuals.
Work begins on Edmonton Home for Heroes village
Construction has started on the Edmonton ATCO Veterans Village. The village is a Homes for Heroes Foundation initiative and will feature 20 tiny homes, a resource center, a counsellor’s office, community recreation space and community gardens. The village is scheduled to open Oct 1, 2021.