High electricity rates handicap Canadian businesses: reportby Canadian Plastics
Canadian businesses pay almost a third more for electricity compared to their counterparts in the U.S., according to a new study by the Fraser Institute.
Ontario expanding electricity rates programs in bid to help small businessesby Canadian Plastics
The Ontario government is expanding eligibility for two existing industrial electricity programs and enhancing conservation programs for small businesses.
Green Energy Act causing Ontario power prices to soar: Fraser Instituteby Canadian Plastics
Ontario’s Green Energy Act (GEA) is set to push the costs for large energy users to the top in North America, with serious consequences for the province’s economic growth and competitiveness, according to a new report from Canadian…
Most electricity rates in Ontario to go upby Canadian Plastics
Electricity prices in Ontario – Canada’s manufacturing heartland – will go up slightly due to higher costs from power generation and the use of cleaner energy sources.
Composite blade wind turbine project on Lake Ontario gets green lightby Canadian Plastics
Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals Inc. has signed an agreement with Siemens Canada Limited to supply up to 130 turbines for its 300 mega watt offshore wind power project on Lake Ontario, the first of its kind in Canada.
Composite resins might take wind turbines towers to new heightsby Canadian Plastics
When it comes to generating wind power, it’s simple: Taller towers are key to harvesting more energy.
Tillsonburg, Ont. gets new wind turbine blade factoryby Canadian Plastics
The small southwestern Ontario town of Tillsonburg, hard hit by job losses at a plastics plant last year, is on track to get hundreds of jobs next year when a new wind turbine blade factory sets up shop.
Ontario moldmaker hooks up with provincial Feed-in Tariff energy programby Canadian Plastics
It’s not exactly a second vocation, but moldmaker Compact Mould Ltd. has just broken into the energy s…
Chillers: Think plant-wide for energy savingsby Canadian Plastics
When it comes to saving energy with chillers, it’s important to realize one thing from the start: treat it l…
Small energy fixes, BIG savingsby Canadian Plastics
There are ways to cut energy costs and usage that don’t involve parting with hard-earned money.
Ont. government signs $7 billion wind power deal with Samsungby Canadian Plastics
The Ontario government has signed a $7 billion wind and solar power deal with a consortium led by South Kore…
European plastics society introduces ‘green’ standard for injection moldingby Canadian Plastics
Euromap 60, a new European solid industry standard designed to measure environmental friendliness in injecti…
Report analyses plastics’ role in greenhouse gas reductionby Canadian Plastics
The biggest contribution that plastics materials make to the reduction of greenhouse gases lies in insulation,…