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FEBRUARY 6, 2020

Cleantech company plants seeds to excel in India

A Canadian startup looking for an international market to develop its technology might be inclined to stay close to home, given the distance, cost and unknowns...

JANUARY 20, 2020

Artificial intelligence and the fight against climate change

What is the future of innovation in science and technology? What impact will it have on society?These two questions underpin Curiosity on Stage...

JANUARY 13, 2020

BluWave-ai Leads International Panels on Electrical Utility Adoption of Real-Time Artificial Intelligence Software

Canadian innovator shares expertise on using data-driven techniques for operational and environmental efficiencies at Abu Dhabi, UAE and Toronto, Canada energy conferences

DECEMBER 4, 2019

Utility firms around the world warming up to Ottawa-based BluWave’s smart-grid solution

Kanata-based startup takes AI platform across Pacific with challenging trial run.

NOVEMBER 16, 2019

BluWave-ai Wins IEEE Award for Clean Technology Innovation

Company Recognized for Product Innovation and Market Strategy

NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Summerside Electric using artificial intelligence to predict city's energy needs

The utility went live with the system Nov. 1.

NOVEMBER 11, 2019

BluWave-ai Deploys First Ever Automated Real-time AI Energy Dispatch in a Canadian Electrical Utility, Powered by Microsoft Azure

Trailblazing Municipal Utility Summerside Electric Demonstrates the Cost and Environmental Benefits of...

NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Active Impact Investments Profiles BluWave-ai as Company of the Month

From Active Impact Investment's November 2019 Newsletter

NOVEMBER 1, 2019

BluWave-ai CEO Devashish Paul Selected for the 2019 Canadian 50 Over 50

The newest and fastest growing segment of entrepreneurship is led by people over the age of 50...

SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

BluWave-ai Wins Smart Grid Start-Up Category at 24th World Energy Congress

Wins Category Pitch Competition, Top 10 Company Globally from SET100

AUGUST 29, 2019

BluWave-ai to Lead $6M Renewable Energy Smart Grid Project with International Utility Consortium

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) key funding partner...

AUGUST 29, 2019

Ottawa startup’s smart grid AI to open the door to more clean energy – and lower hydro bills

An Ottawa company’s artificial intelligence solution could help reduce the hydro bills...

AUGUST 12, 2019

BluWave-ai Chairing Panel on AI for Microgrids at the 10th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

Dr. Mostafa Farrokhabadi of BluWave-ai to Host Group of Industry Experts

JULY 3, 2019

Canada's First 5G Wireless Network for Open Innovation is Open For Business

Canada's first pre-commercial 5G wireless testbed is up and running...

MAY 9, 2019

BluWave-ai Unveils Latest Generation of Patent-Protected Grid Energy Optimization Platform at Microgrid 2019

Company extends rollout of GetBlu early adopter program for qualified electric utilities

APRIL 25, 2019

Here are Ottawa-Gatineau’s 2019 Forty Under 40 recipients

BluWave-ai's Mostafa Farrokhabadi makes the list of burgeoning tech executives, up-and-coming real estate moguls and a slew of community-minded...

APRIL 5, 2019

World’s top 10 start-ups working on energy transitions

The international award seeks innovative business models for energy transition and climate protection...

APRIL 8, 2019

BluWave-ai Recognized as One of the Top 100 Startups Working on Global Energy Transition

BluWave-ai is honoured to be recognized by Startup Energy Transition (SET) as a Top 100 finalist...

MARCH 19, 2019

BluWave-ai and CENGN Partner to Scale Grid Energy Optimization Platform for Smart Cities

Company Tests Largest Deployment to Date Leveraging CENGN Infrastructure and Expertise

FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Smarter grid for Summerside: Artificial intelligence shaving costs for utility

Artificial intelligence algorithms could save the City of Summerside over $10,000 per month, according to staffers from the municipality...

FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Summerside Smart Grid Taps BluWave-ai to Shrink Energy Costs and Maximize Use of Renewable Sources

Canadian company’s artificial intelligence products poised for global growth

FEBRUARY 5, 2019

Top 3 Canadian Cities to Open a Tech Startup in 2019

Canada, the sleeping giant in the tech industry, is waking up and sending out a message to the rest of the world...

MARCH 23, 2020

Cleantech Startup BluWave-ai Closes $3.9 Million in Seed Funding

Ottawa-based energy startup that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to improve operations for energy grids and renewable energy sources...

MARCH 18, 2020

BluWave-ai Completes Oversubscribed $3.9 Million in Seed Funding Round

Cleantech start-up attracts Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and international group of angel investors.

APRIL 16, 2020

Key trends and challenges for the smart grid market

Nations worldwide are increasingly investing in efforts to reduce carbon emissions and encourage more sustainable lifestyles. The energy sector is a prime example...

APRL 8, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 Related Shutdowns on Utility-Scale Electric Demand and Forecasting: An Indian Metropolis Use Case

As governments around the world respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mitigation and suppression measures...

JUNE 18, 2020

Venture capital flow into Ottawa dives sharply in Q1 of 2020, new report says

Ottawa’s leading deals in Q1 2020 included BluWave-ai’s $3.9-million seed round and $3 million for tech startup GBatteries...

JULY 2, 2020

A Case for the Cloud:
BluWave-ai uses DAIR

DAIR Cloud allowed BluWave-ai to direct more funds into product development instead of worrying about cloud infrastructure...

JULY 20, 2020

IBM's Think Portrait Studio: Devashish Paul

Ottawa-based BluWave-ai is changing how we think about energy usage. Partnering with IBM and using Watson...

AUGUST 10, 2020

BluWave-ai Hosts Global Energy Transition Summit on Post-COVID Strategies

Canadian company and Invest Ottawa co-host panel of experts from NGOs, venture capital firms, government, and start-up innovators on the state of cleantech after the pandemic...


Trailblazing Island Utility Uses AI for Financial and Environmental Gains

Despite the sudden drop in fossil fuel prices due to the low demand during the global pandemic, the trend to rely on more renewable energy sources continues...

SEPTEMBER 17 , 2020

BluWave-ai recognized as one of "Emerging Startups 2020: Top Energy Efficiency Tech"

The Minicorns are the high growth early stage ventures (Series A+). Watch out for these companies as they take the business to the next level...

OCTOBER 26, 2020

BluWave-ai: AI Driven Energy Optimization that Delivers Cost and Environmental Benefits

...BluWave-ai, an Ottawa-based technology innovator in distributed renewable energy space, comes into the picture.

DECEMBER 14, 2020

BluWave-ai Selected to Dubai Future Accelerators to work with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority for AI-enabled Smart Grid Operations

For the DFA’s current accelerator cycle (Cycle 8), BluWave-ai was selected to participate...

JANUARY 22, 2021

BluWave-ai Strengthens its Leadership Team at the Board and Management Tables

Dr. Mostafa Farrokhabadi promoted to Vice President of Technology at BluWave-ai and Dr. Pierre Rivard Joins its Board of Directors...

JANUARY 26, 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Electric Vehicles - an interview with Devashish Paul, CEO and Founder, BluWave-ai

In this interview, Devashish Paul of BluWave-ai discusses the role that artificial intelligence and machine learning will play in making mass adoption of EVs in the U.S. a reality.

FEBRUARY 24, 2021

BluWave-ai Sponsors the Ottawa West Winter Trail

BluWave-ai is sponsoring several sections of the new Ottawa West Winter Trail (OWWT)

MARCH 4, 2021

"How to Embrace Change and Actualize Your Dreams", with Nasrin Sadeghianpour

Nasrin Sadeghianpour, Senior Smart Grid & AI Scientist at BluWave-ai, she has dedicated her career to overcoming climate change by leveraging AI...

MARCH 30, 2021

Company in Focus #2: BluWave-ai

BluWave-ai harnesses the power of AI to provide smart solutions for energy usage...

APRIL 8, 2021

“transition”: The new zero line – on the road to climate neutrality

This year's finalists in the digital Energy Systems Category included BluWave-ai (p.66)

APRIL 15, 2021

BluWave-ai Leads Fleet Electrification Panel at World AI Summit

Transportation and power grid experts from Walmart, ABB, and Hydro Ottawa share the stage...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

BluWave-ai to Deploy its Artificial Intelligence Products in Hydro Ottawa and City of Summerside Smart Grids

Canadian utilities driving innovation in AI for optimizing renewable energy use in smart city grids

JULY 19, 2018

Why Sustainable Power Systems is Adding BluWave-ai Artificial Intelligence to its Microgrid Controller

Technology provider Sustainable Power Systems is incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into its microgrid controller...

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

Hydro Ottawa turns to local firm’s AI software to manage energy grid

A local firm will manage Hydro Ottawa’s electricity grid with the help of artificial intelligence.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

Canadian companies come calling to work with Indian startups

It’s not only bigger companies like Amazon and Walmart that are buying Indian startups and forming partnerships.

NOVEMBER 27, 2018

Ottawa smart grid startup BluWave-ai raises more than $1M in pre-seed funding

A local cleantech startup is bringing the decision-making power of artificial intelligence to grids in Ottawa...

OCTOBER 17, 2018

Team Canada lands in Kenya for business deals in African mission

Canada has indicated that it is interested in expanding and deepening its trade and investment relationship with Kenya.

OCTOBER 11, 2018

BluWave-ai Signs Strategic Partnership with TUGLIQ Energy

Partnership Leverages Artificial Intelligence to Optimize Energy Use in Autonomous Smart Grids

SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Artificial intelligence is coming to Summerside

'A better financial outcome for the customers as well as a better outcome for the environment'

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

BluWave secures $1M pre-seed financing

BluWave Inc. (BluWave-ai) has raised over $1 million in pre-seed funding from international angel investors and institutional investors, including the Ecofuel Fund.

NOVEMBER 30, 2018


For the past several years, Toronto has been considered the tech and AI giant of Canada...