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Development and application of building archetype analysis for community energy planning

Summary This presentation will provide an overview of an approach to community scale energy analysis NRCan has adopted involving development and application of modeled building archetype data to estimate thermal and electrical energy demand of buildings. Obtaining detailed building energy data,...


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From Plans to Action: Success Factors for District Energy Implementation

Summary Canadian communities are playing increasingly important roles in shaping Canada’s energy sector through the implementation of Community Energy Plans (CEPs). CEPs are used as tools to shape how energy is produced and used within a community, many including objectives to create or expand...


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Public Private Partnerships: A Successful Option

Speakers Bernt Andersson, Termoekonomi AB #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #BusinessModelsandFinancing #Termoekonomi #CommunityEnergy


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District Energy Compatible: Do You Have What It Takes?

Speakers Abby Dacho, FVB Energy #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #BusinessDevelopment #FVBEnergy #CommunityEnergy


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Bridgeport CT Community Energy Thermal Network using Fuel cells and Waste-to-Energy

Summary This presentation discusses the Bridgeport, Connecticut story about creating a thermal network using fuel cells and waste-to-energy. Speaker Dan Donovan, NuPower #2015 #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #CommunityEnergy #NuPowerThermal #Bridgeport #Connecticut ...


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Biomass Hot Water District Heating for Small Communities without Natural Gas: the Grand Marais Story

Summary The City of Grand Marais is at an advanced stage in developing a hot water district heating system fueled with abundant local waste biomass. Key motivations include stabilization and reduction of long-term energy costs for propane and fuel oil, mitigating wildfire danger, creation of...


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Japan benefiting from resiliency programme

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary More and more Japanese cities are signing up to the government’s National Resilience Programme, with decentralized renewable energy and microgrids coming more into favour. The country was moved to focus more on city resiliency after the...

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Remote Haida community installs 720-kW biomass boiler

BC Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Canadian Biomass Magazine Summary From tiny seedlings mighty cedars grow. Or, in this case, from $30,000 grows a $1.3-million biomass boiler that can heat a community. The $30,000 was capacity funding provided through the First...

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Who Uses Microgrids and Why?

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary A range of businesses and institutions now use microgrids to boost electric reliability, green their energy supply, lower costs, improve efficiency and better serve customers or the local citizenry. As the fledgling microgrid industry matures, the...

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Getting to Net Zero Emissions by 2050 Could Generate Nearly 20 Million Jobs

Press Release, Globe Newswire New Study from Columbia Institute Finds Exciting Potential for Job Growth in Building Trades as Canada Moves to Low-Carbon Economy VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Columbia Institute released a landmark study: Jobs for Tomorrow - Canada...