Biomass plant to cut SFU's greenhouse gasses by two-thirds

By District Energy posted 10-11-2017 00:00

  

Simon Fraser University, Canadian Biomass

Summary

Simon Fraser University (SFU) and SFU Community Trust are collaborating with Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc., on a $33-million community-based biomass project called the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility (BMDEU).

The project, approved by the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) involves a high-efficiency heating plant using biomass–clean, urban wood waste–as the primary fuel source.

“The BMDEU is the fulfillment of a vision for a high-efficiency biomass heating plant that began with UniverCity’s original Neighbourhood Utility Service in 2011 providing reliable, cost-effective, low-carbon thermal energy service to residents of UniverCity on Burnaby Mountain,” says Gordon Harris, president and CEO of SFU Community Trust.

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