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Creative Energy and BC Hydro collaborating to decarbonize downtown Vancouver

Press Release Summary Creative Energy is proposing a bold new plan with the help of BC Hydro to bring low-carbon energy to its existing and future customers in downtown Vancouver. Many Vancouverites living downtown may not be aware that their heating comes from a plant at 720 Beatty Street...

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Creative Energy Expands Green Platform in Toronto

Creative Energy, Globe Newswire Summary TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Creative Energy , which owns and operates one of the largest thermal energy networks in Canada, today announced that Diego Mandelbaum, an experienced mechanical engineer specializing in district energy...

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Creative Energy poised for growth

This article was featured in the 2019 Spring/Summer Issue of District Energy Magazine. Krishnan Iyer outlines plans to incorporate low-carbon solutions into the company's thermal networks. In July 2018, Krishnan Iyer was appointed president and CEO of Vancouver, B.C.-based Creative...

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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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Model of Bjarke Ingels-designed central power plant on show

Joannah Connolly, Vancouver Courier Summary Vancouver developer Westbank seems to be pushing ahead with its ambitious plans to supply low-cost energy throughout downtown Vancouver, with the unveiling of the model of its new power plant and commercial development – despite not yet gaining...

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Creative Energy Appoints New President and Chief Executive Officer

Press Release, Globe Newswire VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Creative Energy, which owns and operates one of the largest thermal energy networks in Canada, today announced that Krishnan Iyer, a seasoned district energy and infrastructure executive, has joined the company as President and Chief...

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Creative Energy Steam Plant

Creative Energy was first established and has been operational since 1968, and is now a 280 MW First Class steam plant serving over 215 buildings and 50 million square feet throughout Vancouver’s downtown. The plant serves customers such as St. Paul’s Hospital, BC Place Stadium, Rogers Arena,...

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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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InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund Partners with Creative Energy

Press Release, Globe Newswire TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. (“InstarAGF”) today announced that the InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund has agreed to acquire a 50% equity interest in Creative Energy (“Creative Energy”), a member of IDEA and a...

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District Energy and the Internet of Things – Benefits of a Connected System

Summary The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the next evolution of existing technologies, taking advantage of lower cost connectivity, cloud and mobile capabilities. This presentation will clearly explain what an IIoT platform is, and how District Energy system operators and customers...