Combined heat and power facility announced for Hanlon Creek Business Park

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Press release. A combined heat and power (CHP or cogeneration) facility planned for Guelph’s Hanlon Creek Business Park will play an important role in meeting the city’s future energy needs while reducing the environmental impact of power generation. As part of its award-winning Community Energy Initiative, Guelph hopes to use cogeneration systems to provide at least […]

Wilson Farmhouse Supporters Visiting REEP House on Saturday Feb 22

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Are you Interested in the potential restoration of Wilson Farmhouse into a neighbourhood community centre with an imbedded Green Living Showroom? Seeing Is Believing! Come and take a free tour of REEP House, (donations to REEP House accepted) 20 Mill Street, Kitchener Saturday February 22, 11 am – 1 pm Guided by original REEP House designer […]

Guelph delegation travels to Germany to promote economic development, community energy

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Guelph will promote itself as a gateway to the North American market for energy-related businesses in a mission to Berlin and Bottrop, Germany next week. The trip builds on Guelph’s longstanding ties with Germany as part of its Foreign Direct Investment program and community energy initiative. Participants in the delegation include Mayor Karen Farbridge, Guelph […]

2014 Sustainable Communities Award Winners Unveiled

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced the winners of its 2014 Sustainable Communities Awards, as part of its Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show (SCC) in Charlottetown, PE. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in municipal sustainable development across Canada in six categories: brownfields, energy, neighbourhood development, transportation, waste and water. “Tonight’s winners […]

Guelph begins building North America’s first city-wide district energy network

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Guelph begins building North America’s first city-wide district energy network Downtown district energy system first of many in municipal energy plan The new high-efficiency heating and cooling system in the Sleeman Centre in downtown Guelph is an important first step toward building North America’s first city-wide district energy network. While district energy technology dates back […]

12:30 p.m. Updated information bulletin: Exercise caution when going outside

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Staff memo. Important updates include: ·Guelph Hydro is reporting a small number of customers are still without power at this time. ·City staff and Guelph Hydro officials are contacting impacted customers who might require assistance with shelter or food. Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services and Guelph Fire Department crews are assisting by going door to door […]