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Lamborghini’s Terzo Millennio “rewriting the rules on super sports cars”

Automobili Lamborghini, in collaboration with two laboratories of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently marked the first steps of a possible future Lamborghini electric supercar: the Terzo Millennio.

BC trades groups unite to demand prompt payment

A group of construction trade organizations in British Columbia—including the Electrical Contractors Association of BC—have united under the banner “Prompt Payment B.C.” to convince government to find a solution to payment delays in the construction sector.

Techspan Industries is acquiring Fusetek

Malcolm Bird, general manager of Fusetek, and Frank Dunnigan, CEO of Techspan Industries, announced the sale of shares of Fusetek to Techspan, with an expected closing date of June 12, 2018.

Ideal National Championship kicks off... for Canadians!

For the first time, Canadian electricians are eligible to compete in the Ideal National Championship—which is entering its 3rd year in the U.S.—where they can vie for the title of National Champion and a prize payout of $75,000 US.

PGC Services and K-Line fined $285K for hydrovac worker electrocution

PGC Services Inc. (Gormley, Ont.) and K-Line Maintenance & Construction Ltd. (Stouffville, Ont.) have been fined a total of $285,000, reports Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, after a 25-year-old employee of PGC suffered a fatal electrical contact incident on Highway 7.

SaskPower carbon capture & storage surpasses 2 million tonnes

Since operations began in October 2014, the carbon capture & storage (CCS) process at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam power station has prevented a total of more than 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.

Hydro Quebec opening centre of excellence in transportation electrification and energy storage

The centre of excellence, headed by Dr. Karim Zaghib, will commercialize Hydro Quebec’s technologies, create new research partnerships and develop new technologies.

Is bigger better? With Haliade-X 12MW offshore turbine, GE says “Yes”

GE Renewable Energy unveiled its plan to develop the Haliade-X, saying it will feature a 12-MW direct drive generator and produce 45% more energy “than any other offshore turbine available today”.

Nominate an industry trailblazer for new EFC award

The new award will recognize “exceptional leaders who have advanced the Canadian electrical industry over the past five years”. The award will be given to someone from an EFC member organization who has been a significant driver for industry change.

ENMAX withdrawn from PPA Balancing Pool legal action

The agreement reached provides for the transfer from ENMAX to the Balancing Pool of 166,667 carbon offset credits and for a payment of equivalent value to ENMAX from the Balancing Pool for previously disputed and unpaid dispatch services and PPA transition matters.