Management

First of its kind: $3.5 million for Edmonton facility that converts garbage into liquid biofuels, chemicals

First facility in world to convert non-recyclable, non-compostable municipal solid waste into liquid biofuels and chemicals Enerkem Alberta Biofuels, a subsidiary of Montreal-based Enerkem Inc., is receiving $3.5 million from the Government of Canada through the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative to build the final phase of a facility that converts non-recyclable, non-compostable municipal solid waste into liquid biofuels […]

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Alberta Energy Regulator’s new program to reduce pipeline incidents

Program requires pipeline-operating companies to develop, implement documented SLMS Effective immediately, the Alberta Energy Regulator is implementing a program to evaluate the effectiveness of pipeline licensees’ safety and loss management systems, according to a press release. “The AER believes all pipeline incidents are preventable, and ensuring operators have an effective SLMS in place is one way

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Half of US households would allow utility to control smart home devices – poll

“The growth of smart home devices coincides with interest from utilities to tap into not only those devices, but also distributed generation or energy storage assets” DALLAS, TX – Nearly 30 per cent of U.S. broadband households value control of their smart home energy devices over cost savings, but approximately one-half of product owners or purchase intenders

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