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Ten Year Growth and Modernization of a 70-year Old Toronto Community DE System

Summary Case study of a community DE system grows with 25-year Regent Park Revitalization since 2009, along with building constructions, the system phases out a 70-year old steam plant and phases in a new cooling and hot water heating plant for residential buildings, town houses, arts center,...


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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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CampusEnergy2019 Student Video Contest Winner: University of Toronto

Summary Launched in 2012, the Campus Energy Student Video Contest challenges students from IDEA member institutions to create a short video about their campus energy plant, focused on district energy and/or combined heat and power (CHP). The 2019 winners from the University of Toronto share...

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Enwave receives funding to expand their deep lake-water cooling system

Enwave received $10 million in federal funding to expand their deep lake-water cooling system. The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change explains “Enwave is the first recipient under a program our government has to support business and other folks that are...


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Enwave receives funding to expand Deep Lake Water Cooling system

Your Renewable News Summary Enwave Energy Corporation (Enwave) announces a $100 million expansion of its Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system with the support of up to $10 million in federal funding. A sustainable energy project, DLWC draws cold water from Lake Ontario to cool hospitals,...

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Six Points Interchange wins Urban Design award

DCN News Services Summary OTTAWA — Toronto’s reconfiguration of the 1960s-era “spaghetti junction” interchange in Etobicoke was one of 12 projects announced as National Urban Design Award winners recently. The awards are given out by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the...

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How a century-old idea is heating and cooling new communities in Toronto

Philip Lee-Shanok, CBC News Summary Centralized heating and cooling has taken on new life developments like Regent Park. Toronto is tapping into the city's hot real estate market to bring back an old concept to heat and cool buildings and homes downtown using new technology. It's...

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The Role of Thermal Networks for Low-Carbon Resilient Communities

Summary The Etobicoke Civic Centre Precinct, a City-owned 14 acre brownfield, is being master planned as Toronto's first low-carbon community. New buildings will be designed for low energy use and will connect to a new low-carbon thermal energy network. The City of Toronto's new Etobicoke...


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Toronto Zoo One Step Closer to Opening Biogas Plant

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary On May 9th, just a little over two years after the project's initial groundbreaking, ZooShare and Canada's Toronto Zoo celebrated delivery of the engine for a biogas plant that will generate electricity from zoo poo and food waste. Courtesy of...

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City of Toronto and Enwave partner to develop low-carbon thermal energy networks

Press Release, Enwave TORONTO, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Toronto and private energy provider Enwave Energy Corporation (Enwave) have established a partnership to work on projects that will advance the objectives of the City's TransformTO Climate Action Strategy. Through...