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Halifax wants to use thermal energy from waste water treatment plant to heat future Cogswell buildings

Zane Woodford reports in the Halifax Metro that Halifax hopes to create up to 1,600 residential units, six acres of development, six acres of street space, four acres of public space, and three kilometers of bike lanes at what is … Continue reading

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Ottawa to phase out coal, aims for virtual elimination by 2030

OTTAWA — Shawn McCarthy reports in The Globe and Mail that the Liberal government has announced its plan to virtually eliminate the use of traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, but will offer some flexibility to the provinces. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna unveiled … Continue reading

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Waste heat could fuel Cogswell project in Halifax

Brett Bundale reports in the Herald News on further developments in the Cogswell lands redevelopment project in Halifax, Nova Scotia. (see previous story: “Smart energy options for Cogswell redevelopment in Halifax, Nova Scotia”) A city staff report said the municipality … Continue reading

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Smart energy options for Cogswell redevelopment in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Ruth Davenport reports in Metro News that members of the Halifax environmental standing committee want city staff to investigate the opportunities for the use of district energy in the Cogswell Interchange redevelopment – and gave themselves a standing order to … Continue reading

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Meet the new generation of power plants: small, gas powered, and local

Bernard Simon reports in The Globe and Mail on the contrasts and similarities of two new power plants under construction in Canada. Seen from the outside, the two power plants being built by Markham District Energy Inc. northeast of Toronto … Continue reading

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Smart tri-generation CHP energy plan pitched for downtown Halifax

The Halifax Chronicle Herald Business in Halifax, Nova Scotia, reports that the development firm that introduced sea-water air conditioning to its Purdy’s Wharf project has pitched a game-changing green energy plan for downtown Halifax. The project proposed by East Port … Continue reading

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