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B.C. Project Pencilled Into Infrastructure Bank’s Books

BIV Summary Two years since it launched, the nascent Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is moving forward with what could be its first investment in B.C. At this stage, the federal Crown corporation will help the City of Richmond develop the largest district energy system in North America –...

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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...

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Exploring a sustainability transformation in an island city with The City of Richmond

Sean Galea-Pace, Chief Sustainability Officer Summary Mayor Malcolm Brodie of the City of Richmond, British Columbia, and City staff, Peter Russell, Senior Manager of Sustainability, and Alen Postolka, District Energy Manager, discuss how the City's climate actions are transforming Richmond...

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Division 15 Mechanical making a name for itself with district energy systems

Peter Caulfield, Journal of Commerce Summary Division 115 Mechanical Ltd. is a Surrey, B.C.-based company that provides design-build, design-assist and construction services for mechanical systems in British Columbia. The company is also making a name for itself as a specialist in...

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What's next for Bellingham's waterfront? Lots of activity is expected in the new year

Dave Gallagher, The Bellingham Herald Summary A new round of construction and other activity in the Waterfront District is expected this spring. Brian Gouran, director of environmental programs for the Port of Bellingham , gave a waterfront update to port commissioners at a Dec. 4...

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Corix Utilities acquires Dockside Green Energy plant, plans to upgrade facility

Press Release, October 17, 2018 (Photo: Corix Utilities) VICTORIA, BC (October 17, 2018) – In a transaction completed September 28, 2018, Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc. (an affiliate of Corix Utilities Inc.) has acquired 100 per cent ownership of Dockside Green Energy’s utility assets. ...

Corix Utilities acquires Dockside Green Energy plant - October 17, 2018.pdf

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PUC Ruling: Burlington District Heating System Would Not Need State Permit

Howard Weiss-Tisman, Vermont Public Radio The Public Utility Commission says Burlington would not need a state permit to operate a district heating system that uses steam and heat from the McNeil Plant. Credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory / Associated Press Summary If...

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Corix Temporary Energy Centres East and West

Corix’s TEC East and West are the two interim energy centre’s providing hot water thermal energy to the Neighbourhood District Energy Service (NDES) at UBC while the development of the Wesbrook Neighbourhood builds out. Both energy centre’s are a temporary means used to bridge the timing gap...

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Biomass Fueled Thermal Oil to Hot Water Energy Exchange

Summary Workshop 1 Session Speakers Ivana Safar, Corix Utilities #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #Sustainability #Biomass #SimonFraserUniversity #CorixUtilities


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Strategies for Successful Early Phase District Energy Development

Summary Many new DES are based around new development nodes which take years to buildout. A primary challenge in implementing these DES is matching capital investment to load growth. FVB and Corix will present strategies used to successfully control costs in early years of DE development, a...