August 2012  
 
 
WADE Canada
Decentralized Energy News 2.0
 
 

GENERATE LOCAL. THINK GLOBAL. 

CPTI-International, in partnership with WADE Canada, is offering the first of a series of RETScreen® version 4 Training Workshops to increase the implementation of efficient renewable energy systems in Alberta.

The intermediate-level RETScreen® training session will receive a Certificate of Completion from CPTI-International. The training package includes two day of training, a clean energy installation tour and an evening networking and dinner session. For more information click here
     

Champion of Clean

 

WADE Canada values our industry's trailblazers. Get to know Cybera, August's Champion of Clean.

Data Center Energy Footprint:


Q&A with Robin Winsor, President and CEO of Cybera

"When selecting a data center, businesses ought to be asking about PUE: power utilization efficiency"

- Robin Winsor, Cybera
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W5: DE Project Profile

  W5: DE Project Profile

WADE Canada Member, Borealis GeoPower:

"Hoping to break some ground..."

A dedicated, world class team managing geothermal power projects. They deal with all aspects of resource assessment and development, and have partnered with the Acho Dene First Nation to develop a renewable heat and power source: a geothermal plant that will provide power for Fort Liard, a remote northern community in Canada.
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Top Stories

  WADE Canada: 2012 Members Retreat and AGM


Every year WADE Canada hosts a unique Annual General Meeting.

We are pleased to announce the outcomes of our 10th AGM on 3rd August 2012 at the Lebel Mansion in Pincher Creek.
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  CHP Gains Traction as an Economic Energy Solution

Published July-August, 2012 (Magazine)
Source: Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production


CHP's status in the US varies greatly between states, but high electricity prices along with low gas prices and generous incentives ensure many areas offer a healthy market, in which schemes can become even more viable by featuring renewables, reports Scott Backer.
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  Financing CHP and District Heating in Central and Eastern Europe

Published July-August, 2012 (Magazine)
Source: Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production


Power generation and heat distribution equipment in parts of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is in urgent need of refurbishment and replacement, but public finance is limited. Jim Campion argues that private equity will have a significant investment role to play here in the next decade. Indeed his company, EnerCap, has established a CHP private equity fund.
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  Community Power Co-ops Join Forces in Ontario's Green Energy Struggle

By Shane Mulligan
Published July 31, 2012
Source: Federation of Community Power Co-operatives


A new Federation of Community Power Co-operatives (FCPC) has been established to help Ontario residents take part in the Province's energy action. By unifying the co-op sector under one umbrella; the FCPC expects to support at least 100 MW of community-controlled projects by 2015.
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Events & Announcements

  Welcome to Three New Directors on our Board

WADE Canada welcomes three new directors:

Ray McKay
Vice President Business Development at ENMAX Energy Corporation

HariSubramaniam
Vice President Government Markets at GE Canada

Peter Bortolin
President at CPTI

Please click here for biographies and contact information
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  Cogeneration Takes Off at Calgary International Airport
EPS Lands Contract for Supply of 4 CHP Modules


We are pleased to announce that EPS has been awarded a contract to supply 4 high efficiency; natural gas fuelled 2G-agenitor CHP modules to be installed at the new terminal currently under construction at the Calgary International Airport. Next time you travel through the Calgary Airport, power and heat for the new terminal may well be provided by one of four CHP systems to be supplied by EPS
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  MEMBER FEATURE EVENT

Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth Oil and Gas Trade Mission October 2012

14-23 October, 2012 | Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth, Australia

Like Alberta, Australia is rich in gas deposits and has been experiencing strong growth in this sector. Alberta companies possess many of the products and services that would support the Australian oil and gas industry. Calgary Economic Development (CED), working in conjunction with Austrade, the states of Queensland, Western Australia and cities of Brisbane and Perth has developed a trade mission to match Alberta companies with Australian producers to explore trade opportunities.
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  Finland Technology Mission

Oct 21-27, 2012 | AB

The Government of Alberta through AITF is targeting small to medium sized businesses in the bio, waste and water sectors. Companies interested in clean technology development partnerships with Finland in these sectors that are from forestry, oil/gas and oil sands are also welcome, though the emphasis is on SME's. Travel awards up to $2,500 are available for eligible applicants. Attend one of the information sessions.
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  Offshore Renewables World Summit 2012
Building the future for marine and offshore wind energy

December 10-12, 2012 | London, UK

This event will consider topics such as renewable energy market models and global developments; tariffs, taxes and incentives for wind, marine and tidal development; project risk management; and traditional and alternative financing opportunities.
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  Renewable Energy World North America

11-13 December 2012 | Florida, USA

This event offers unprecedented access to the latest information, solutions and technologies driving the success of your business and the future of the industry. Join thousands of colleagues as one clean energy industry and see how three days can inspire new strategies and provide answers to your most critical questions.
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  RETScreen® Training Workshop
Hosted by CPTI-International in partnership with WADE Canada

October 24-25, 2012 | Calgary, AB

CPTI-International, in partnership with WADE Canada, is offering the first of a series of RETScreen® version 4 Training Workshops to increase the implementation of efficient renewable energy systems in Alberta. The intermediate-level RETScreen® training session will receive a Certificate of Completion from CPTI- International. The training package includes two day of training, a clean energy installation tour and an evening networking and dinner session.
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  Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Montreal)
Technical Delegation on Efficient Electricity Grids, Energy Storage, Smart Grids, Feed-in of Renewables Energies

September 10-14, 2012 | Germany

The Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Montreal organizes a fact-finding trip for Canadian decision makers from the energy sector to Germany. Within the framework of the partnership program "efficiency - Made in Germany" of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Canadian executives are invited to participate in the technical delegation from September 10 - 14, 2012. Be part of the Technical Delegation on Efficient Electricity Grids to Germany.
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  Banff Venture Forum 2012 Training
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

October 4-5, 2012 | Banff, Alberta

The Forum is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community.

Whether you are looking for the next lucrative investment or aiming to secure financing, Banff Venture Forum 2012 is an event not to be missed.
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  Smart Power Europe - Europe's Leading Power Forum

September 11-13 2012 | Prague, Czech Republic

The only European power summit to connect the future electricity networks through smart grids, meters and data solutions.
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  QUEST International Conference & Tradeshow:
Smart Energy Communities in Cold Climates

Hosted by QUEST Canada

November 18-21, 2012 | Winnipeg, MB

The focus for 2012 is Smart Energy Communities in Cold Climates. We are bringing together the best thinkers, strategists, practitioners, and decision-makers from Canada and abroad to share what we can do to make Smart Energy Communities in Cold Climates a reality.
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  Equinox Blueprint: Energy 2030
Available now for download


With a focus on lowering the carbon emissions of electricity generation, distribution and storage, the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) launches the Equinox Blueprint: Energy 2030 - a detailed roadmap of the highest impact energy technologies with a set of implementation strategies, applying the latest scientific and technological thinking.
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  IAGT Fall Course

18-19 October 2012 | Toronto, ON

Gas turbines fueled by natural gas (or by liquids and waste gases) can provide a clean and efficient source of power and heat for many industrial and utility energy applications.

The IAGT Committee, supported by the Canadian Gas Association, is holding a 2-day course near Toronto on 18-19 October 2012, to describe basic designs and share experiences with various applications.
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