July 2012  
WADE Canada
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Champion of Clean


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

Q&A with Patrick Joly "I'm very much involved in everything green"
"(At Cognifistech) we value personalized and efficient services to SMEs, not just large corporations. We are proud to be working for a brighter future in energy management."

- Patrick Joly, Cognifistech
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Top Stories

  Global Solar Energy Bring Efficient Building Integrated Solar to Japan

By Dr. Heather Johnstone, Chief Editor
Published July 19, 2012
Source: Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production

Global Solar Energy Inc. has announced its expansion into Japan's growing on-site solar market, offering a new design of its PowerFLEX BIPV system that has been adapted specifically for use on Japanese rooftops.
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  Senate Lays Out 13 Priorities in Bid to Define Energy Strategy

The Canadian Press
Published July 19, 2012
Source: ctvnews.ca

Canada needs to take significant steps to broaden its energy export markets and come to grips with the "new world order" if it is to truly capitalize on its natural resource wealth while preserving the environment, a new Senate report suggests.
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  From Heroes to Zeroes: When Tech Starts Go Dark

By Sean Silcoff and Iain Marlow
Published July 7, 2012
Source: TheGlobeandMail.com

If Research in Motion Ltd. is no longer Canada's most valuable publicly-traded high tech company, what is? The answer may surprise you.
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  Renewables Still Need Support: An Interview with Arthourus Zervos

By David Appleyard, Chief Editor
Published July 11, 2012
Source: RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Professor Arthouros Zervos is confident that renewables are now within the 'mainstream', yet sees continued support through subsidies as well as technological developments and enhanced grid integration as essential for the sector's further growth.
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Events & Announcements


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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  Second Annual GEA Geothermal Summit to Bring Top Industry and Policy Leaders to Sacramento.
Geothermal Energy Association (GEA)

August 7-8 2012 | Sacramento, CA, US

Registration is now open for the GEA National Geothermal Summit to be held August 7-8 in Sacramento. Hosted by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), the Summit brings together policy leaders, utilities and industry professionals to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the geothermal industry.
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