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Harnessing the Potential of Hamilton Industry’s Waste Heat

The Hamilton Spectator Summary Every day is a step closer to the end of a COVID-19 pandemic that has demonstrated a capacity among all levels of government to quickly develop policies and programs to address an evolving challenge. Once COVID-19 is behind us, we must marshal the same...


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QIC acquires interest in leading US district energy provider Enwave Energy

PR Newswire Summary Australian investment manager, QIC, and consortium partner Ullico, have won a bid to acquire a 100% interest in the US business of Enwave Energy, North America's largest single-district energy platform. Enwave Energy's market-leading US business ("Enwave Energy US")...


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Biomass could reduce GNWT warehouse oil use by 90 percent

Cabin Radio Summary Work is under way on a new biomass heating system in Yellowknife that could significantly reduce oil use and costs for the territorial government. J&R Mechanical is building the district heating system, to be powered by a 390-kilowatt wood pellet boiler. Ken...


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Trans Mountain agrees to buy credits from geothermal project

The Rocky Mountain Goat Summary In November, the Village of Valemount applied for two grants to develop a geothermal district heating system in cooperation with Borealis GeoPower (read our previous story here ). The agreement document between the municipality and the company was...


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Geothermal energy development offers opportunity for diversification

Airdrietoday.com Summary While not often on the same page, it appears the UCP government and the NDP are at least reading from the same book when it comes to the potential for diversifying Alberta’s energy sector through geothermal energy development. Describing it as a “no-brainer,...


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President Renews Sustainability Committee for Greener Campus

Western News Summary Western is accelerating its sustainability efforts with a renewed advisory committee that will guide the university’s environmental strategy across campus. The President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment and Sustainability (PACES) will include broad...


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Enmax Selling Downtown District Energy Centre for $27M — Nearly $5M Less than it Cost to Build

Calgary Herald Summary Enmax Corp. has reached a deal to sell its downtown District Energy Centre to a U.K.-based clean energy company The $27-million deal with Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure PLC — a publicly traded sustainable infrastructure company that owns and manages renewable...


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Corix Announces Board Appointment

PR Newswire Summary The Corix Group of Companies (Corix) announced today that Lila Jaber has joined their Board of Directors effective immediately. "We are very pleased to have found someone with Lila's depth and breadth of knowledge across the entire utility spectrum and expect her...


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NW Alberta may see more geothermal energy development

AirdieToday.com Summary An $80 million commercial geothermal facility in the Municipal District of Greenview will be the first of its kind in Alberta. Though the Alberta No. 1 project by Terrapin Geomatics isn’t scheduled for completion for another three years, the Alberta government is...


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Celebrating Energy Efficiency at UM and at Home

UM Today News Summary National Energy Efficiency Day (Oct. 7) celebrates the importance of increasing our energy efficiency to reduce consumption and greenhouse gases. The University of Manitoba (UM) continues to make a difference by advancing sustainable energy initiatives on its campuses...