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Jason Kita: Richmond energy system leads municipal climate change fight

Municipal World Summary The City of Richmond ’s award-winning district energy project, at least as Jason Kita sees it, strongly positions the British Columbia municipality as a North American leader in finding innovative solutions to the growing climate change emergency. Kita, Director of...


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Richmond receives Innovative Energy Project of the Year award

Richmond News Summary Richmond has been recognized by the Association of Energy Engineers with the 2018 Innovative Energy Project of the Year award for its Alexandra District Energy Utility Phase Four project. The phase four project focused on connecting large retail development with low...


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Alexandra District Energy Utility

The Alexandra District Energy Utility uses ground source heat pump technology to extract heat (renewable geothermal energy) from the ground via a network of vertical pipe loops—in cooling mode during the summer months, the energy flow is reversed and heat is pumped into the ground. ADEU enables...

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District Energy Public Sector Leadership Awards at IDEA2018

IDEA Recognizes Municipal Leadership in District Energy Systems in Greater Vancouver At its recent 109 th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Vancouver, BC, Canada, the International District Energy Association (IDEA) recognized six greater Vancouver cities with IDEA Public Sector Leadership...


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Geothermal Ground Source Heat Pump at Alexandra District Energy Utility System

Summary Workshop 1 Session Speakers Constantino Retes, City of Richmond, B.C. #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #Sustainability #Richmond #BritishColumbia #Canada #AlexandraDistrictEnergyUtility

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Oval Village DEU Private Public Partnership, A Success Story, What's Next

Summary LIEC (a municipal corporation) and Corix (a private utility) 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 the infrastructure, and the City of Richmond’s Council...

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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

2C.2_Mikler.pdf