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Marc-André Caron, a student at the University of Ottawa

Marc-André Caron, a third year mechanical engineering student at the University of Ottawa and the team captain of Supermileage uOttawa, who are competing in this year's Shell Eco-marathon Americas. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Take a look under the hood of a prototype vehicle and learn how teams prepare for the Eco-marathon

The Alice, race number 611, an UrbanConcept vehicle running on hydrogen for team University of Alberta EcoCar Team from the University of Alberta during day two of the Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Detroit, Friday, April 22, 2016. (Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell)

Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell
Categories for hydrogen and battery-electric cars attract teams interested in shaping the future of fuel 
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017 Team Nortern Sarnia

The ROVER, a prototype vehicle running on gasoline for Team Northern from Northern Collegiate in Sarnia, Ontario, is heading to Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017. (Photo: Team Northern)

Photo: Team Northern
Of the 20 Canadian teams soon heading to Detroit to show off their energy-efficient vehicle prototypes, Sarnia's Northern Collegiate boasts the first and only team coming from a high school
Supermileage Team from University of Toronto Shell Eco-marathon Americas

Supermileage Team from University of Toronto goes through technical inspection of their prototype before Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 in downtown Houston. (Photo: Shell International)

Photo: Shell International
Université Laval and the University of Toronto both have teams that have won the prototype gasoline category at past Shell Eco-marathon Americas
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 Zoticus

The Zoticus car, made by a team from University of British Columbia, sits on the track during the final day of the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 in Detroit, Mich., in 2015. (Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell)

Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell
Canadian teams have historically performed well in the competition, which challenges students to create a vehicle that can travel far using little energy
Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham, the Vice-President of Global Business Environment and head of the Shell Scenarios team. (Photo: Shell Canada)

Photo: Shell Canada
The Vice-President of Global Business Environment and head of the Shell Scenarios team discusses the Future Cities project and how Canadian cities can be more sustainable
tidal power infographic bay of fundy

Left: An illustration of Cape Sharp Tidal's in-stream tidal turbine, which was deployed in the Bay of Fundy on Nov. 7 and was connected to the grid today. Right: Map showing location of the Fundy Ocean Research Centre (FORCE). (Illustration: Tyana Awada/Canadian Geographic; Map: ©2016 Google)

Illustration: Tyana Awada/Canadian Geographic
The Maritime province's two-megawatt turbine is now connected to the power grid
Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge encourages students to think about sustainability, while giving classrooms the opportunity to win thousands of dollars worth of prizes. The deadline to register is January 22, 2017. (Photo: Classroom Energy Diet Challenge)

(Photo: Classroom Energy Diet Challenge)
Attention teachers! Sign up now for the CEDC, the only energy literacy competition in Canada where students K-12 compete for more than 100 prizes worth a total $40,000!
The Canaport liquefied natural gas terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick

The Canaport liquefied natural gas terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick. A similar project, the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C., received conditional approval from the federal government on September 27. (Photo courtesy Canaport LNG)

Photo courtesy Canaport LNG
How the recently approved terminal fits into Canada's energy story
The Canaport liquefied natural gas terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick

The Canaport liquefied natural gas terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick. A similar project, the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C., received conditional approval from the federal government on September 27. (Photo courtesy Canaport LNG)

Photo courtesy Canaport LNG
How the recently approved terminal fits into Canada's energy story
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