Morgan Solar's recently release Gen 4 Sun Simba panels on their Savannah tracker
14th July 2016

Morgan Solar & ArcTern Close $10 mln financing

Morgan Solar is gaining considerable traction. Two items to note: A new CEO Mike Andrade, with considerable experience in global electronics markets, was recently announced. ArcTern Ventures closed an USD$8.25 financing round. We look forward to tracking Morgan’s upcoming market penetration.


17th May 2016

OP-ED: Canada needs an “Own the Podium” cleantech strategy.

As MaRS Cleantech and ArcTern begins to engage with the new federal government, several key themes emerge. The first is to ensure we get behind those companies who demonstrate the capacity to compete globally and provide them with export support normally reserved for well-established industries … Rand’s Op-ed in Hill Times. [link here, full text […]


21st March 2016

Rand on The Exchange: A Series of Debates w/ Fraser Institute

(listed from latest to earliest) March 21 – pre-budget – talking about how the federal budged might line up behind Canadian cleantech champions and enable Canada to take larger market share of the fast-growing $1 trillion cleantech market. It’s budget day! How much ‘green’ will the govt. put toward green projects?@tomrand @KennethPGreen @DianneBuckner — […]


COP21 Paris
16th December 2015

Where was Canadian business leadership at COP21 in Paris?

By: Murray McCaig, Managing Partner COP21 was the largest gathering of government leaders ever. Country leaders were open for business, and the who’s who of the political and corporate world, including major energy executives were all in attendance. Absent from the stage were the Canadian leaders; our energy companies, banks, pension funds, manufacturers, and infrastructure […]