In a recent public Conversations event with Canada’s National Observer, Hydro-Québec CEO Sophie Brochu said she believes the cost of the shift to a clean energy economy needs to be shared by all Canadians.
Sophie Brochu isn’t one to shy away from a fight, and now the president and chief executive officer of Hydro-Québec is facing two: both climate change and a cantankerous oil and gas industry determined to go kicking and screaming into obscurity.
B.C. is partnering with the province's hydroelectric utility to offer a lower rate for some industries and public transportation agencies with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the province announced on Thursday, January 28, 2021.
It seems like a no-brainer to use clean-burning hydrogen to offset the environmental negatives of natural gas for warming homes, but pilot projects to do just that starting next year illustrate nothing is simple about this trendy new energy source.
The Ford government has cancelled green energy programs and tried to halt partially built wind farms. But now it’s announcing plans to reduce emissions through a new “hydrogen economy" as a way to boost the economy amid COVID-19.