Greengate Power in the News

2019

July 4 – Calgary Herald - UCP has killed off Renewable Energy Plan, but wind companies see a bright future

June 25 – JWN Trusted Energy Intelligence - Why This Renewable Energy CEO Supports Pipelines

June 24 – Danielle Smith Show/Global News Radio - Green Energy CEO Dan Balaban on building TMX

June 21 – CBC Edmonton AM - Renewable energy firm supports Trans Mountain Pipeline

June 21 – CBC Vancouver The Early Edition - Renewables expert thinks TMX could be best thing for the green movement

June 18 – BNN Bloomberg - Alberta has earned right to be recognized for climate efforts: Greengate Power CEO

June 16 – CBC Calgary - The CEO of a renwable energy company speaks up for Trans Mountain

June 15 – Calgary Herald - Opinion: As a green energy CEO, I say let’s build Trans Mountain

May 28 – Bridge City News - One of the world’s top 10 largest solar power projects could be coming to Alberta

Apr 24 – Calgary Herald - Varcoe: Kenney holds the power as electricity sector faces profound change

Apr 14 – CBC - Coal phase-out plan up in the air amid election campaign

Feb 28 – Business in Calgary - Alberta’s wind energy industry

Feb 25 – The Narwhal - Will Alberta’s renewable energy sector go the way of Ontario’s

Feb 19 – Calgary’s Business - Taking advantage of Alberta’s world-class renewable energy resources

Feb 16 – The Calgary Herald - Opinion: In Alberta, solar energy is at a tipping point

Feb 11 – Calgary Herald - Varcoe: Electricity sector eyes election as changes jolt Alberta industry 

Feb 5 – Calgary Economic Development - Developing Alberta’s Energy Resources 

2018

July 30 – The Star Calgary - Calgary Sees Spike In Venture-Capital Financing Since Start of the Year

May 30 – A Word About Wind - Dan Balaban Named to North American Power List 2018

May 14 – Vulcan Advocate - Greengate proposing 400-megawatt solar project in Vulcan County

April 24 – Sustainable Biz Canada - Greengate plans $1B in Alberta green energy projects

2017

November 2 – Clean Energy Canada - Meet Calgary Wind Energy Entrepreneur Dan Balaban

April 25 – Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Alberta Sees $18.4 Billion in Energy Spending in Shift From Coal

April 21 – BNN TV Interview - Earth Day 2017: Opportunities in the Canadian renewable energy sector

April 16 – Globe and Mail - Renewables firms rush to Alberta amid province’s alternative energy push

April 11 – Globe and Mail - Renewable Energy Sector Is Powering Up In Calgary

Jan 6 – Alberta Venture - VERBATIM Interview with Dan Balaban

2016

June 3 – Calgary Herald - Varcoe: Province's renewables strategy faces several hurdles yet

November 19 – Calgary Herald - Re: Calgary Chamber leader says NDP power fight risks turning Alberta into 'banana republic' 

November 3 – Calgary Herald - Alberta Wind Industry Praises NDP Plan For Renewable Power Procurement

October 26 – Global News - Proposed Windmill Farm Near Stirling Prompts Funding, Wildlife and Health Questions

2015

Dec 7 – CBC - 6 Innovative Ecopreneurs In Canada

2013 

May – Business In Calgary - Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year: Dan Balaban

March 12 – Pembina Institute Webinar - Competing in Clean Energy, Capitalizing on Canadian innovation in a $3 trillion economy

January 30 – Vulcan Advocate - Alberta needs to develop renewable energy policies, says Greengate Power head

January 15 – reNews - Canadian Giant in the Wings

 

2012

November 8 – Vulcan Advocate - Wind farm near Carmangay slated to begin early next year, say Greengate officials

October 1 – Dan Balaban named 2012 Prairies Cleantech Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

September 24 – Lethbridge Herald - Wind project ready to roll

September 18 – Calgary Herald - Alberta’s largest wind project ready before winter

August 17 – Wind turbines sprouting from farmland raise hopes for central Alberta village

June 22 – Using Bitumen to Fuel Green Energy

June 4 – Alberta’s wind energy cowboy riding high

June 1 – NAWP - Can Alberta Break Free From Its Dirty Past?

May 13 – Opportunity blows in the wind for Greengate Power Corp.'s Dan Balaban

April 4 – Greengate finalizing engineering, financing

March 6 – PwC alumnus Dan Balaban on the future of Alberta and renewable energy

February 8 – Optimism blowing in air for Halkirk Wind Project
 

2011

December 6 – Ditching Kyoto bad for Canada's reputation

December 1 – Calgary entrepreneur dedicates himself to participating in green industry

October 30 – Calgary Herald - Carrying on the tradition

October 1 – Business in Calgary – Dan Balaban selected as finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011

September 30 – RECHARGE - In Depth: How dirty fuels are giving a boost to clean energy

July 6 – Renewable Energy World.com-Creating Canada's Next Renewable Energy Shark?

March 11 – Lethbridge Herald - Canada’s biggest wind farm

March 10 – Calgary Herald - Greengate gets nod to build Canada's largest wind farm

February 13 – Meaningful Work Project - Dan Balaban: Seeding the winds of change

February 2 – Edmonton Herald - California backstops two Alberta wind projects Pacific Gas & Electric to buy all power they generate for 20yrs under state rules requiring...

February 2 – North American Windpower - CPUC Approves PPAs For Three Greengate Wind Projects

February 2 – Reuters - Greengate Power Corp said on Wednesday the California Public Utilities Commission has approved its sale of renewable energy credits from its first two...

January 28 – Bloomberg - Sale of Energy Credits in California Supports Wind Projects in Canada
 

2010

December 17 – Calgary Herald - Greengate, Capital Power plan Alberta's biggest wind farm

October 1 – Newswire – Dan Balaban selected as finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010

July 1 – Alberta Venture – Dan Balaban selected as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2010

July 1 – Business in Calgary – Dan Balaban selected as one of the Leaders of Tomorrow

June 1 – Alberta Venture – The Green Potential for Bill 50

January 13 – Calgary Herald - Biggest wind farm in Alberta in the works

January 12 – Red Deer Advocate - Wind farm breezes past final hurdle

January 11 – Journal of Commerce - Alberta windfarm clears major regulatory hurdle
 

2009

December 9 – Greengate Power Corporation Announces the Government of Canada's Contribution to Alberta's Largest Wind Energy Project

December 18 – Business Edge – For Greengate Power’s CEO, the answer is blowing in the wind

November 12 – Vulcan Advocate - 300 MegaWatt wind project should be operational in 2011

November 11 – RECHARGE - Canada's Greengate Power Corp. hopes to have the first 300 megawatt stage of its Black Spring Ridge wind project

October 30 – Avenue magazine - Dan Balaban selected as one of Avenue magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2009

October 7 – Red Deer Advocate - Wind power project going ahead in 2010

October 2 – Calgary Herald - Greengate plans nearly $4B in Alberta wind projects

March 1 – North American Wind Power – Once the Wind Leader, Alberta Begins Anew

January 23 – Power Finance & Risk - Canadian Developer Negotiates Wind Deal
 

2008

November 26 – Red Deer Advocate – Green Power Projects in Gear

September 25 – Vulcan Advocate – Wind farm permit approved

August 15 – Red Deer Advocate – Blowing in Jobs

August 11 – Red Deer Advocate – Wind Project Studied

July 7 – Red Deer Advocate – Wind Farm Proposed for Halkirk Area

July 3 – The Castor Advance – Halkirk Wind Power Project Picking Up Local Support

July 2 – Vulcan Advocate – Carmangay Area Residents in Favor of Wind Power Project

June 25 – The Lethbridge Herald – Carmangay Receptive to Wind Power Project

June 11 – Red Deer Advocate – Winds of Change are Blowing in Region

February 5 – Calgary Herald - Greengate Catches Wind Power Wave

January 23 – Red Deer Advocate - Company Eager To Erect Wind Turbines In Central Alberta
 

2007

December 6 – Red Deer Advocate - Wind Power Vision Grows

November 25 – Calgary Herald - Harnessing The Wind

November 8 – Stettler Q14 Country Radio - Interview With Dan Balaban, President and CEO of Greengate Power

November 7 – The Stettler Independent - Windy Halkirk

November 6 – Innisfail Province - Wind Farm Proposed In Area

October 30 – Red Deer Advocate - Wind Power Project Eyed For Region