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DEEP on track to establish Canada’s first geothermal baseload power facility

Deep Earth Energy Production is not only developing a Made-in-Saskatchewan geothermal power facility, but will “establish the first geothermal power facility in Canada”.

Ontario’s clean electricity “is too expensive and simply not sustainable”

“Over the last six years, Ontario has curtailed 38.5 TWh of clean electricity,” said Sandro Perruzza, CEO of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, adding our electricity system “is too expensive and simply not sustainable”.

Stanley Black & Decker donates $25K to help Children’s Aid Foundation

The funding will help secure access to basic necessities, such as housing, food, mental health support, and e-learning technology.

Nanticoke Solar hits 100,000 MWh milestone

Built at a former coal generation site, OPG’s Nanticoke Solar facility marked an important milestone: generating more than 100,000 MWh of electricity to-date.

900-MW Cascade Power Project closes financing, commences construction

In related project news, the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corp. provided a loan guarantee to a consortium of six Alberta First Nations to enable their participation in the project.

We’re on the mend, despite Covid • from the editor

If you’re reading this, then you’ve made it through the summer in one piece (if not a little bruised). Congratulations! I’m very glad to see you here.

Best-practice repairs/rewinds may actually improve motor performance

Industry best-practice repairs/rewinds maintain—and sometimes improve—the efficiency and reliability of premium-efficiency and IE3 motors.

Kudos to Pitis, Drysdale and Côté: Merit Award 2020 recipients

Congratulations to all of this year’s award recipients, recognized for their “outstanding contributions to the world of standards”, but especially to those involved in Electrical standards.

ESA’s Plan Review Portal promises “more options for our customers”

Submissions to the Electrical Safety Authority that are not sent via the new portal will continue to be processed under the previous system, but only until September 14, 2021.
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E.B. Horsman & Son concludes best-ever fundraising year

This is E.B. Horsman & Son’s 120th anniversary year, and its employees, suppliers and customers managed to double their fundraising efforts—despite the pandemic—to donate over $100,000 to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. » Read more

The “connected drum” brings cable reels into the 21st century

Nexans Canada has launched the “connected drum”—an internet of things-enabled service to provide cable reel tracking via connected devices. » Learn more

Electri-Flex Liquatite types LA, ZHLA, CBLA now HD-certified

These products join type CSA, which already meets CSA Annex A “Heavy-Duty”. » Learn more
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2021 Ford F-150 takes things a step further

“F-150 is our flagship [...] and we hold ourselves to the highest standard to make sure our customers can get the job done and continue to make a difference in their communities.” » Learn more

BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition (online)

Date & Location: September 27-October 1 » More info

Buildings Week 2020 (online)

Dates: November 30-December 4 » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE