Innovators: Press Releases

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From the Desk of Finn Poschmann: Fiscally Updating Small Business

by Admin on October 25, 2017

Today’s Fiscal Update from federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau will serve two key purposes. First is to put a happy pause, from the government’s point of view, on the controversy surrounding business tax proposals presented for comment during the summer, which have ended up involving an arguably deserved dissection of the Minister’s personal finances; second is to direct attention instead to more positive economic news.   Read more.

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Deepwater Expenditure Backed by Phased Development & Tiebacks

by Admin on October 10, 2017

Westwood’s World Deepwater Market Forecast 2017-2021 Q4 data update expects expenditure to total $126.9bn over the forecast period, with activities concentrated in Africa and the Americas. Read more.

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Business Outlook Conference 2017

by Admin on October 4, 2017

APEC’s Business Outlook Conference, November 2017 Navigating Choppy Waters: Trump, Tariffs & New Trade Deals  November 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017   Read more.

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Westwood Insight: Offshore Wind – The Price is Right

by Admin on September 22, 2017

The ongoing reduction in the cost of generating renewable energy continues to make the headlines. Offshore wind has relied on subsidies to be viable in the past and, for the overwhelming majority of projects, this remains the case. In the UK, the support mechanism works by providing project owners with a guaranteed price (strike price) for the electricity generated, and developers competitively bid for these CfD (contract for difference) awards. Read more.