News releases from Energy (to July 2018) (Page 1)

New Solar Program Helps Nova Scotians Save Money on Energy Bills

Energy (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia homeowners looking to save money on their electricity bills by installing solar panels will soon have a more affordable option.

Government Investing More in Offshore Research

Energy (to July 2018)

New research will create a clearer picture of the oil and gas resource potential that exists off the coast of Nova Scotia.

Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program Open for Applications

Energy (to July 2018)

The Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program is now accepting applications from community organizations that want to reduce emissions by generating electricity from solar panels.

Premier to Promote Offshore Opportunities in Houston

Premier's Office / Energy (to July 2018)

Premier Stephen McNeil and officials from the Department of Energy will be in Houston next week to promote Nova Scotia’s offshore oil and gas opportunities.

Tidal Permits Issued to Big Moon Power

Energy (to July 2018)

The Department of Energy has issued two marine renewable energy permits to Big Moon Power for a tidal electricity project in the Bay of Fundy.

Call for Proposals for Sustainable Transportation Projects

Energy (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians will have more options for walking, biking and using other sustainable modes of transportation with the help of the Connect2 grant program.

Energy Sector Opportunities Available for Young Nova Scotians

Energy (to July 2018)

Companies in Nova Scotia’s energy sector will continue to connect young people to jobs with support from government through the Energy Training Program.

Applications Available for Tidal Demonstration Permits

Energy (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia is building on its position as a leader in the tidal energy industry by creating another way for developers to test and prove their ideas for innovative new devices.

Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Hammonds Plains

Energy (to July 2018)

Hammonds Plains youth will help create bicycle racks with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2.

More Clean Energy Coming to Cape Breton

Energy (to July 2018)

More solar panels will be popping up in Cape Breton through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program announced today, Nov. 10, by Municipal Affairs Minister Derek Mombourquette on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan.

More Clean Energy Coming to Northern Nova Scotia

Energy (to July 2018)

More solar panels will be popping up in Antigonish and Parrsboro through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program, announced today, Nov. 10, by Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan.

More Clean Energy Coming to First Nations Communities

Energy (to July 2018)

More solar panels will be popping up in Hantsport and Whycocomagh through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program, announced today, Nov. 10, by Kings South MLA Keith Irving on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan.

More Clean Energy Coming to Halifax

Energy (to July 2018)

More solar panels will be popping up in Halifax through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program, announced today, Nov. 10, by Labour and Advanced Education Minister Labi Kousoulis on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan.

Plus d'énergie propre dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Energy (to July 2018)

Un plus grand nombre de panneaux solaires apparaîtront dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse grâce au Programme pilote d'électricité solaire pour les bâtiments communautaires, annoncé aujourd'hui 10 novembre par Zach Churchill, ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, au nom de Geoff MacLellan, ministre de l'Énergie.

More Clean Energy Coming to the Southwestern Nova Scotia

Energy (to July 2018)

More solar panels will be popping up across southwestern Nova Scotia through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program, announced today, Nov. 10, by Education and Early Childhood Minister Zach Churchill on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan.

Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Shelburne

Energy (to July 2018)

Shelburne residents will have a new bicycle lane with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2.

Des jeunes néo-écossais gagnent des bourses et renforcent l'avenir énergétique de la province

Energy (to July 2018)

Un plus grand nombre de jeunes Néo-Écossais prometteurs reçoivent du soutien dans la poursuite de carrières enrichissantes qui pourraient contribuer à l'avenir énergétique de la province.

Young Nova Scotians Earn Scholarships; Strengthen Province’s Energy Future

Energy (to July 2018)

More promising young Nova Scotians are being supported in their pursuit of rewarding careers that could help brighten the province’s energy future.

Gas Distribution Act Amendments Introduced

Energy (to July 2018)

Government is introducing amendments to the Gas Distribution Act today, Oct. 10, to give the Utility and Review Board (UARB) the authority to consider applications dealing with natural gas transportation costs.

Amendments Build on Nova Scotia’s Tidal Energy Leadership

Energy (to July 2018)

Government is amending the Marine Renewable-energy Act to make it easier to assess innovative, lower-cost tidal energy technologies and help developers bring them to market faster.