Useful Links

 

District Energy Systems

 

Dockside Green Energy, Victoria, BC - a community heating system utilizing biomass gasification: http://www.nexterra.ca/industry/dockside.cfm


North Vancouver, BC - Lonsdale Energy Corporation has been providing district energy to the Lonsdale Quay and Lonsdale Avenue corridors: http://www.cnv.org//server.aspx?c=2&i=98

 

Prince George BC - is establishing a Downtown District Energy System that will draw upon the system already in place at Sinclar Group Forest Products’ Lakeland Mills: http://princegeorge.ca/cityservices/utilities/districtenergy/Pages/Default.aspx

 

Strathcona County, AB - a natural gas powered district energy system for the County Hall, sports facilities, and other buildings in the Centre in the Park development: http://www.strathcona.ab.ca/departments/Planning_and_Development_Services/Special_projects_initiatives/Centre_in_the_Park/about-the-community-energy-sys.aspx

 

UBC - University of British Columbia is adding a biomass gasification source to its heating and electrical generation capacity: http://www.nexterra.ca/industry/ubc.cfm

 

UNBC - University of Northern British Columbia has installed a biomass gasification system to heat the campus and provide research opportunities: http://www.unbc.ca/green/projectsoverview.html,

 

Vancouver, BC - The City of Vancouver is served by several district energy systems, including the long established central system and the new Southeast False Creek sewerage heat recovery system: http://www.thechallengeseries.ca/chapter-05/neighbourhood-energy-utility/

Windsor ON - Windsor Utilities Commission’s district energy system serves the downtown core of Windsor: http://www.wuc.on.ca/dew/dew.cfm

 

Professional Associations

 

BCBN - BC Bioenergy Network - Established with an initial grant from the BC government, the BC Bioenergy Network serves as a catalyst for deploying near-term bioenergy technologies and supporting relevant research to build bioenergy capability in BC: http://www.bcbioenergy.com

 

CANBIO - the Canadian Bioenergy Association - representing the Canadian bio-energy industry: http://www.canbio.ca/

 

CDEA - the Canadian District Energy Association - an industry association representing utilities, government agencies, building owners, and others who wish to promote district energy in Canada: http://www.cdea.ca/

 

CEA - the Community Energy Association - is the ‘first stop' for local government leaders in British Columbia who wish to address energy sustainability and greenhouse gas reduction issues: http://www.communityenergy.bc.ca/

 

IDEA - the International District Energy Association - a nonprofit trade association founded in 1909 to facilitate the exchange of information among district energy professionals: http://www.districtenergy.org/