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Carleton Ranks 2nd in Canada and 35th in the World for Campus Sustainability

Carleton Newsroom Summary Carleton University has placed 35th among 780 ranked universities – as well as first in Ontario and second in Canada – in the 2019 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings measuring campus sustainability around the globe. Universities participating in the ranking...

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Communities Are Choosing Greener Energy

Canadian Sports 'N Science News Summary There’s nothing quite like those icy Canadian winter months to cultivate anew a precious appreciation for any conceivable device able to generate heat. Heaters and furnaces and boilers become our new best friends, equipment we rely rather heavily on for...

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Park company offering free calculating energy requirements software

Travis Dosser, RIPPLE Summary A Sherwood Park-based company is becoming a well-known name in alternative energy solutions. GSS Integrated Energy LTD. has been in the community since 2007 when it started as a geothermal company that began evolving into a thermal micro-grid developer for...

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West Village District Energy Centre & Park an award-winning build

Jean Sorensen, Journal of Commerce Summary Two award-winning construction firms are helping the city of Surrey take a significant stride toward its objective of building Canada’s largest district energy heating system with their work on the West Village District Energy Centre and Park project...

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SFU Sustainable Energy Engineering Buildings receives seven VRCA Awards of Excellence

Peter Caulfield, Journal of Commerce Summary Seven contractors have won 2019 Silver Awards of Excellence from the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) for their parts in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Sustainable Energy Engineering Building (SE3P). The winners are: Bird...

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Fate of Downtown district energy initiative in flux: City may be out $3 million

Jeff Labine, Edmonton Journal Summary Edmonton’s Downtown district energy initiative — a key tool to reduce the city’s emission levels — could be on the chopping block. And it could cost Edmonton more than $3 million, at the same time hampering the Francis Winspear Centre for Music’s...

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Implications of Policy-Driven Electrification in Canada

A Canadian Gas Association Study Prepared By ICF October 2019 Executive Summary Moving away from an integrated multi-fuel, multi-grid energy system towards a fully electric single-grid system has been proposed in a number of jurisdictions as a pathway to significantly reduce Canada’s...

CGA - Implications-of-Policy-Driven-Electrification-in-Canada-Final-Report-October-2019.pdf

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to provide units for Suncor cogen plant

Deborah Jaremko, JWN Summary Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) says that Suncor Energy has placed an order for two of its advanced class gas turbines and two heat recovery steam generators for a cogeneration facility at the company's oilsands Base Plant. Suncor gave the go-ahead to the...

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IDEA and Enwave Submit Comments Regarding the Reinvestment of Proceeds Collected Under the OBPS

On August 30, 2019, Sussex submitted a joint letter on behalf of Enwave and IDEA regarding Comments on Use of Proceeds from the Federal Output-Based Pricing System to the Environmental Protection Branch of Environment and Climate Change Canada. For more information please see the letter below....

OBPS Proceeds - District Energy Submission_30Aug19_ Final.pdf

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Energy system work wraps at Blatchford

Journal of Commerce Summary EDMONTON, ALTA. – Edmonton’s ambitious Blatchford neighbourhood project has completed its district energy system and has begun construction on residential homes. The energy centre Energy Centre houses the key mechanical equipment for the community’s district energy...