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The Atlantica Centre for Energy is dedicated to increasing energy literacy for community leaders and stakeholders. The Centre has expanded to include leading energy professionals, national and international organizations in Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Alberta and PEI.

The Centre serves as a bridge between organizations operating in the energy sector and the community to help realize opportunities associated with energy resources in Atlantic Canada and the American Northeast. It provides a meeting ground for government, the education and research sectors, and the community at large to foster partnerships and engage in energy-related issues. more

Upcoming Events

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Sept. 16, Sept. 30 and Oct. 15, 2020 - Webinar Series 

The Atlantica Centre for Energy is partnering with the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council on a three-part webinar series on the Energy Sector and Economic Recovery. 

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C.O.R.E. 2020 Opportunities and Challenges: The Road Ahead

September 22, 23 & 24 - Virtual Conference

The Maritimes Energy Association is hosting C.O.R.E 2020-Opportunities and Challenges: The Road Ahead virtually from Sept. 22 to 24. will include a wide range of topics including what getting to net-zero by 2050 could look like in the Maritimes, the future hydrogen economy and what’s next in renewables, oil and gas, energy demand, regulation and energy policy. More information is available on the conference website and registration is available online.

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Nova Scotia Power has applied to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, seeking approval for a consultation process to launch widespread time-of-day pricing tariffs. The company says the program would be voluntary.

It says smart-meter technology, combined with time-of-day pricing, would allow customers to manage the energy they use, track it and ultimately save money on their power bills. 

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A private, independent power producer with deep roots in the Maritimes is generating interest in renewable energy with its focus on small-scale wind, solar and hydro projects for communities and First Nations.

Natural Forces, based in Halifax, has recently completed a single turbine project located near Richibucto, N.B., in partnership with the Pabineau First Nation. It’s the latest of several Maritime wind projects either in development or in operation, including the first wind farm in New Brunswick at Kent Hills and the Wocawson Energy Project near Sussex in partnership with Tobique First Nation. 

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The picturesque town of Shediac is the testing ground for new smart-energy technologies that will help lay the groundwork for a modernized power grid and a low-carbon, energy-efficient future in New Brunswick.

The Shediac Smart Energy Community Project, developed by NB Power and Siemens Canada, is part of a four-year federally funded research and demonstration program that is the first of its kind in the province. The National Research Council of Canada is a project research partner.

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The Nova Scotia town of Antigonish is asking the provincial and federal governments to provide the lion’s share of funding to construct a $5 million, two-megawatt solar garden. The town says the project will help reduce the community’s carbon footprint.

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