June 2012  
WADE Canada
Decentralized Energy News 2.0


Champion of Clean


Valuing our industry’s trailblazers is vital. Proudly, WADE Canada has nine such mavericks on our board. Get to know the leadership team as we profile our own resident Champions of Clean as part DE News 2.0.

Q&A with Milton Kiehlbauch: You can’t manage what you can’t measure
"We see the future of energy...it is in visualization, intelligent optimization, and the ongoing strategic management of energy through relevant and tangible feedback systems -- whatever the energy sources might be, we have the ability track useage, and provide a visual experience to the event"

- Milton Kiehlbauch, GeoSpectrum Energy™
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W5: DE Project Profile


W5: DE Project Profile
WADE Canada Member, Growtec, has completed a feasibility study of an on-farm anaerobic digester that would ensure a pathogen and weed-seed free soil enhancement for its crop rotation, limiting the amount of active ingredient required to produce a crop. The project would compliment its compost program, which currently offsets its synthetic fertilizer footprint.

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Top Stories

  WADE Canada: Project Enablement Sessions

WADE Canada, under its Innovation to Commercialization Program (I2CP), started its Project Enablement Sessions this June. Six projects were presented to decentralized energy stakeholders.
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  Biogas CHP in Finland

Published May-June, 2012 (Magazine)
Source: Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production

New 90 MW Kymijärvi 2 power station will break ground in its novel energy efficiency and environmental technology; a waste-to-energy CHP production unit using clean biogas as its fuel.
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  Turbine Tech Turn Up: Machines for an Evolving Market

By David Appleyard, Chief Editor
Published June 19, 2012
Source: RenewableEnergyWorld.com

A wave of new turbine design and model announcements reveals a trend for longer blades and lower wind speed performance, while the big offshore machines gather for their commercial debuts.
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  Torrefaction Cracks the Biomass Challenge

By Mark Beekes & Marcel Cremers, DNV KEMA
Published June 25, 2012
Source: RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Emerging technology to convert biomass into 'bio-coal' could overcome current limits on co-firing organic materials with coal.
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Events & Announcements

  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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