April 2008 – Volume 2, Issue 4
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efficiency challenges exist in every type of business, and getting all
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help you with that very challenge with the launch of ENEX08, September
Energy Excellence 2008 is a two-day
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business demands that it keep interior air at its facilities
consistently warm and dry. The associated gas and electricity bills can
be tremendous. Using a made-in-Canada solar-energy solution, it has
been able to reduce those costs substantially.
Full story: Hot property…
Managing the perfect storm
across Canada are publicly expressing concern about the challenges
affecting them today. Their ability to remain a vibrant part of
Canada's business community is constantly being tested. Some are
struggling, and several have departed. Many are succeeding, but all are
facing challenges. Some are working together to find solutions as well.
Full story: Perfect storm…
The regulated price plan: is it really good for your organization?
Energy Minister announced a one-year extension for large power
consumers included in the regulated price plan (RPP). This would
include municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals. These
large (designated) power consumers were originally scheduled to exit
the RPP in the spring of 2008. But is the extension favourable for them?
Full story: RPP…
Ontario Smart Grid Forum launched
electricity sector has begun a broad-based industry dialogue to develop
a vision for a provincial smart grid that will provide consumers with
more efficient, responsive and cost-effective electricity service. The
Ontario Smart Grid Forum launched March 31st by the Independent
Electricity System Operator (IESO) in collaboration with
representatives from local distribution companies will bring together
leaders from across the sector.
Full story: Smart Grid
BC Hydro launches Standing Offer Program
directed by the provincial government in its BC Energy Plan: A Vision
for Clean Energy Leadership, BC Hydro is implementing a Standing Offer
Program to encourage the development of small and clean energy projects
throughout British Columbia. The program is a process to purchase
energy from small projects with a nameplate capacity greater than 0.05
megawatts but not more than 10 megawatts.
Full story: BC Hydro
Increased interest in corporate efficiency, but limited action
to the second annual Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator
survey, nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of organizations are paying
more attention to energy efficiency than they were just a year ago.
However, the percentage of companies expecting to make energy
efficiency improvements, as well as their planned investment over the
next year, has remained constant.
Full story: Corporate
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