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Is Site C solution in Richmond’s backyard?

Graeme Wood, Richmond News Coun. Harold Steves says large-scale geothermal projects can mitigate future power requirements in B.C., thus negating any need to flood the Peace River Valley for the Site C hydroelectric dam. The City of Richmond created its own geothermal company, which sells...

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KWL Wins CCE Award of Excellence

Kerr Wood Leidal Summary Kerr Wood Leidal, a member of IDEA, received the Award of Excellence for its Central at Garden City District Energy System Mini-Plant at the 2017 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards gala held on October 24 in Ottawa. The Central at Garden City District Energy...

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Planning and Development of District Energy Systems in the City of Richmond

Summary The city of Richmond has recognized early the benefits of the district energy systems and started to explore district energy opportunities in the City 10 years ago. Currently, the City operates two district energy systems, ADEU and OVDEU, with third one (CCNDEU) in planning phase. This...


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Path to Innovative & Successful Low-carbon DES Solutions

Speakers Vladimir Mikler, Integral Group #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #IntegralGroup #ProjectPlanning #Vancouver #BritishColumbia #Canada #Fuels #Biomass


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The City of Richmond's Alexandra District Energy Utility wins 2016 IDEA System of the Year Award

Summary The City of Richmond's Alexandra District Energy Utility (now Lulu Island Energy Company) was announced as the winner of the 2016 System of the Year at the Annual Chairman's Banquet on Wednesday evening, June 22, at the 107th Annual Conference & Trade Show in St. Paul, Minn. ...

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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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Feds boost three City of Richmond environmental projects

Richmond News June 27, 2017 Summary The City of Richmond received $327,000 from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Green Municipal Fund for a trio of planning projects. “The City of Richmond is strongly committed to sustainability and is constantly looking for innovative ways to...