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March 7, 2018
Allied, Enwave and Riocan to accelerate expansion of thermal energy system in Toronto
Allied Properties REIT, Enwave Energy Corporation and RioCan REIT are joining forces to extend Enwave’s existing Deep Lake Water Cooling and hot water distribution networks by building a new energy storage facility housed at The Well. The Well is a mixed-use residential, commercial and retail development by RioCan and Allied located in Toronto’s downtown west.
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The Way Down - A new report outlines the various routes to take that get to the same goal of reducing greenhouse gas in large buildings »
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has given the real estate industry a detailed enchiridion for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from large buildings across the country, and in so doing has demonstrated the critical role that existing buildings play in advancing Canada’s low carbon future.
Ontario's electricity costs are skyrocketing. Energy storage can help »
Large businesses in Ontario have experienced a drastic increase in electricity costs in the past decade. In Toronto and Ottawa, for example, electricity costs grew 53% and 46% from 2010 to 2016, compared to an average increase of 14% in other Canadian cities over that period, according to a report released in October by the Fraser Institute.
South Australia's virtual power plant »
The State Government has unveiled a plan to roll out a network of at least 50,000 home solar and battery systems across South Australia, working together to form the world’s largest Virtual Power Plant.
CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard: The new measure of green building innovation in Canada »
Launched by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) in 2017, the Zero Carbon Building Standard is the country’s first green building program to make carbon emissions the key indicator for building performance.
Ontario announces Cleantech Strategy; support for scale up of Cleantech companies »
On February 13, 2018, the Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, Reza Moridi, launched Ontario’s Cleantech Strategy (the “Cleantech Strategy”) which aims to catalyze the growth of Ontario’s clean technology sector to support sales into a global market which is expected to grow to $2.5 trillion by 2022.

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