Green Energy Economy

Corruption In The Green Energy Sector Costs Ontarians

John Laforet | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Politics
John Laforet

With NextEra as a major player in Ontario's wind energy business along with Siemens (who has the distinction of paying the largest fine ever under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) and Samsung (with it's own scandals), one has to wonder whether the government knew who they were inviting into the province when they opened the flood gates under the Green Energy Act in 2009.

Canada Should Be Shifting To Clean Energy Economy: Suzuki Foundation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - The UN's panel on climate science says climate change is happening, and it's almost entirely man's fault.The report released Sunday in Den...

What Is Bullfrog Power All About, Anyway?

David Dodge | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Business
David Dodge

A question we've run into from time to time is a simple one -- is Bullfrog Power for real? Their grassroots ubiquity in the renewable energy movement meant that people were familiar with the brand, but maybe not as familiar with their business model.

Why We Don't Need to Choose Between the Environment and the Economy

Keith Brooks | Posted 01.26.2012 | Canada Business
Keith Brooks

We cannot choose between the environment and the economy. We need both. And this is our challenge: to create the conditions so that both can thrive. This realization is at the heart of an emerging school of environmentalism often encapsulated by the term, "green economy."

Green Energy Act Sufferers Seeing Red

John Laforet | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
John Laforet

Dalton McGuinty's Green Energy Act has failed to provide the thousands of high value jobs he has spent the last two years claiming it would and Canada's reputation as a free trader is being challenged by important members of the global community. But sadly, it's Ontarians who will clean up the mess.

Ontario's Green Energy Economy Stalls

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada Business

The province’s green-energy economy should be roaring, but it’s not. ... The Liberals contend the Opposition Conservatives have wrought tremendous...