U.S. firms launch bioenergy JV
Two U.S.-based firms, ReEnergy Biomass Operations LLC and Ember Infrastructure, today announced plans to enter into a joint venture to create a new bioenergy platform with plans to seek out markets across North America. The company will be named ReGenerate Energy. The new firm will acquire an ownership interest in ReEnergy’s two biomass power plants in Maine.
Winnipeg Metropolitan Region urges province to prioritize construction waste recycling
The Winnipeg Metropolitan Region (WMR) is asking the Manitoba government to promote recycling of construction, renovation and demolition waste. A letter sent April 20 to Deputy Minister of Conservation and Climate David McLaughlin requested a meeting to discuss the intent of the WMR and the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) to establish a working group to “explore best practices, policy and potential specifications for construction, renovation and demolition waste materials,” a MHCA release stated.
GP Joule breaks ground on 106-megawatt solar portfolio in Alberta
GP Joule North America has broken ground on a 106-megawatt solar portfolio for Concord Pacific located near Lethbridge, Alta. The portfolio consists of three photovoltaic projects, each 35 megawatts in size. Concord Pacific’s overall renewable energy portfolio includes solar power plants in Ontario, wind turbines in Saskatchewan and the Skookum run of river power plant in British Columbia.