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Nova Scotia ranks #3 in Efficiency Canada’s 2020 Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Today Efficiency Canada released its 2020 Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecard. In 2019 (the first year for the Scorecard) Nova Scotia ranked #4 overall and #1 in the efficiency programs category. The Scorecard assesses energy efficiency policies and outcomes introduced or implemented between January 2019 and June 2020, and the 2020 Scorecard also includes new information […]

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Putting the ‘green’ in CFB Greenwood

CFB GREENWOOD EVENT The “green” in 14 Wing Greenwood was recognized October 19, as base and Real Property Operations Unit (Atlantic and Greenwood) representatives, along with partners Defence Construction Canada and MCW Custom Energy Solutions, accepted the first milestone cheque from Efficiency Nova Scotia as part of the 10-year Greenwood Energy Performance Contract to reduce […]

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Op-Ed: The role of energy efficiency in climate and sustainability goals

Canada is well positioned to demonstrate leadership and fiscal responsibility simultaneously; creating an economy that is stronger, more resilient, and designed to capitalize on a low-carbon future. Investments in clean energy and increasing energy efficiency will create thousands of jobs, make buildings more climate resilient, and provide more sustainable transportation options right across the country. […]

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Energy Efficiency Day 2020

Did you know the energy efficiency sector is a significant contributor to climate change and sustainability goals here in Nova Scotia? Since 2010, our energy efficiency sector has played a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and through Efficiency Nova Scotia programs have contributed to over 25% of GHG reductions in Nova Scotia. Energy […]

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Throne Speech: fighting climate change and building long-term competitiveness with clean growth

Today Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Speech from the Throne, formally opening the second session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada. In the speech the Governor General outlined the four foundations of this government’s approach: To fight the pandemic and save lives Supporting people and business through this crisis, as long as it lasts, […]

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Celebrating Nova Scotia’s Agricultural Industry

The Agriculture industry is a large part of the economy in Nova Scotia, with over 2400 individual farm businesses. Efficiency Nova Scotia is proud to work with Farmers across the province to make energy efficiency upgrades that will help ensure a sustainable business for generations to come. Learn more about the work that Efficiency Nova […]

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