September 2008 – Volume 2, Issue 9
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City of Welland joins LED City initiative
September 2nd, the City of Welland announced their membership in the
LED City initiative. Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, local
politicians and industry representatives celebrated the announcement in
the Welland City Hall council chambers.
Full story: Welland
Federal government invests in run-of-river hydro project
Government of Canada is investing in renewable energy projects
throughout British Columbia, thanks to investments in projects through
the ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program. James Lunney, Member of
Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, announced the most recent investment,
the Cypress Creek Hydroelectric Project, which will receive up to $1.1
million in funding under the Government of Canada's ecoENERGY for
Renewable Power program.
Full story: Cypress Creek
Beacon Power Announces Testing of First Megawatt of Flywheel Energy Storage
is one of the most critical problems in the deployment of alternative
energy generation solutions. Wind, for instance, is an excellent source
of power, but it is generated most effectively when there is the least
need for it. Beacon Power Corporation's new flywheel matrix may offer
one solution for this challenge.
Full story: Beacon Power
U.S. industrial energy use poised for efficiency upgrade: report
and market indicators suggest that many types of U.S. manufacturing are
poised for a new period of major capacity investments as existing
capacity approaches full use. At the same time, global trends are
encouraging a shift to domestic production for domestic consumption. A
new report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
(ACEEE), Trends in Industrial Investment Decision Making, suggests that
these pending investments represent a shift in the U.S. — an
opportunity to make significant energy efficiency investments.
Full story: ACEEE
Strength in numbers
The greatest untapped resource that an energy manager has at his disposal is the company's own employees.
By Peter Rowles
Full story: HR
|ENERGY EFFICIENT PRODUCTS
FLIR i-Series thermal imagers
Systems launches the all-new, FLIR i-Series thermal imaging cameras.
The affordable three-camera FLIR i-Series range — the i40, i50, and i60
— offers stand-out infrared diagnostic capabilities designed to help
in-house plant maintenance, electrical and HVAC technicians, building
inspectors, and pro thermographers alike find problems faster and more
||Cree's XLamp XP-E and XP-C LEDs
Cree, Inc. announces a new standard for lighting-class LEDs with the introduction of the XLamp XP-E and XP-C LEDs. more...
September 30-October 2
Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
BOMA Canada's Annual National Conference and Exposition. This year's
theme, ''On the Road to Green and Gold'', highlights the importance of
BOMA Canada's Environmental Certification Program to the industry. With
environmental sustainability for commercial real estate on the
forefront of the agenda, this year's event promises to be the most
environmentally friendly BOMEX to date.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
DR-Expo is a conference and exposition focused on delivering tangible
information on the implementation of Demand Response in North America.
Bioenergy: From Words to Action
CANBIO's Annual Bioenergy Conference, Trade Show and Study Tour
The largest bioenergy event in central Canada, this conference, run by
Canada's national bioenergy industry association, is the premier event
to network, develop new projects and do business.
Ontario Energy Network Luncheon
Peter Love, Chief Conservation Officer, Ontario Power Authority
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