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Burlington's 34-Year-Old District Energy Plan Is Gathering Steam

Katie Jickling, Seven Days Vermont Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station JAMES BUCK Summary David MacDonnell has been working at Burlington's Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station since it first opened in 1984. For 34 years, the biomass plant's dull roar has continued almost unabated,...


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Richmond, B.C., and Corix partner on City Centre district energy program

This article appears in the Q2 2018 of District Energy magazine. The city of Richmond, B.C., has created a novel public-private partnership with Corix Utilities to develop district energy services for its downtown core. Located on Lulu Island in the Fraser River estuary, the city of...


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Metro Vancouver’s vibrant district energy market

This article appears in the Q2 2018 of District Energy magazine. Across the greater Vancouver, B.C., area, neighborhood energy systems are growing in size and number and increasing their use of renewable energy technologies. The mountain-backed seaport of Vancouver, B.C., on Canada’s...


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Building Partnerships to Move District Energy Forward

Speakers Michelle McLarty, Corix Christie Baumel, City of Seattle #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #2014 #DistrictEnergyinCities #CorixUtilitiesInc #Seattle #CityofSeattle

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SFU develops biomass plant to decrease greenhouse gas emissions

Henry Tran, The Peak Simon Fraser University is set to start construction on a new biomass plant that will power the university and adjacent urban community while drastically reducing emissions. SFU, along with SFU Community Trust, which oversees the development of UniverCity, has partnered...


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

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,...


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Corix receives approval to move on Burnaby Mountain (BC) District Energy Utility project

The British Columbia Utilities Commission approved Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc’s request for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on September 15. The decision allows Corix to move ahead on construction of a new district energy system to provide thermal energy services to Simon...


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Getting Started with District Energy

Summary How does one get started with implementation after a project is deemed feasible? What are the options for scaling a district energy system and maintaining economic alignment with the pace of customer connection and occupancy during construction build-out? What are some successful best...

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Oval Village DEU Private Public Partnership – A Success Story

Summary Lulu Island Energy Company (a wholly-owned municipal corporation) and Corix Utilities (a private utility company) created a 30-year private-public partnership to develop a low carbon district energy system. Corix designs, builds, finances and operates the system, LIEC owns and manages...

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