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Lonsdale Energy Corporation Now Delivering Clean Energy City Wide

City of North vancouver News Release Summary Another milestone for the award-winning Lonsdale Energy Corp (LEC), which is now connected City-wide. LEC has completed connection of its three main service areas delivering district energy across the City of North Vancouver. LEC’s district energy...


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Richmond looks to expand its centralized energy system

Richmond News Summary The City of Richmond’s district energy utility could service up to 50 million square feet over time with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Lulu Island Energy Company for a new energy project. The new Lulu Island...


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Hybrid geothermal energy plant to connect to Alberta power grid

Angie Bergenson, Hydrogen Fuel News Summary Geothermal power technology to be retrofitted onto an existing oil and gas battery. A hybrid geothermal energy plant is being constructed in Swan Hills, Alberta, Canada. A team of scientists from the University of Alberta is collaborating with...


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Case Study: Microgrid provides resiliency hub with sustainable power to community

Electric Light & Power Summary When an ice storm hit Ontario, Canada, in 2013, transmission lines were knocked down, leaving hundreds of thousands of residents without power for days. Without electricity, the communities within the province are at risk of being exposed to perilous...


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Canada’s First Utility Microgrid Creates Resiliency Hub

Summary A power outage can be devastating to a community. North Bay, Ontario has experienced outages in the past, but none as significant as the one caused by an ice storm which left the city crippled without power for a week. North Bay Hydro developed a microgrid to power a community...

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Richmond Wins National Municipal Environment Award

City News, CITY OF RICHMOND Summary The City of Richmond, BC has received national recognition for its District Energy Implementation Program from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA). The City was presented with the 2019 CAMA Environment Award, in the Over 100,000...


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Government of Canada invests in cleaner energy system for the National Capital Region

Public Services and Procurement Canada Summary Modernization of heating and cooling plants will significantly cut carbon pollution and save money Canadians are already feeling the impacts of climate change, and expect their governments to take action to reduce carbon pollution. In the...


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University Campus Energy Centre a wood design winner for DIALOG

Peter Caulfield, Journal of Commerce Summary DIALOG has won a 2019 Wood Design Award from Wood WORKS! BC in the Institutional Wood Design – Large category. The Vancouver-based design company won for its Campus Energy Centre (CEC), a LEED Gold-certified hot water boiler facility that provides...


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Bulk of federal clean-energy investments go to remote Haida Gwaii

The Canadian Press, The Province Summary The federal government has announced over $15 million in funding for clean-energy projects, with most of the money going to the remote B.C. island of Haida Gwaii. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi told a news conference in Vancouver that an...


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Ottawa funding $8M program to reduce NWT industry emissions

Sarah Pruys, Cabin Radio Summary Ottawa will provide $8 million in new funding for a program designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Northwest Territories. The money will be directed toward reducing emissions from NWT buildings and industry. Projects eligible for cash include...

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