Discussing Vancouver’s Building Emissions By-Law with Schneider Electric’s Emily Heitman

Discussing Vancouver’s Building Emissions By-Law with Schneider Electric’s Emily Heitman

June 10, 2024 By Blake Marchand The city of Vancouver is the first Canadian jurisdiction to pass a by-law regulating building emissions. The Annual Greenhouse Gas and Energy Limits bylaw will come into effect June 1st, 2024, and requires building owners for large commercial offices, retail, and residential buildings over 100,000 sq ft to report…


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The Future of Utilities Lies in the 3Ds of Power Generation: Decentralization, Decarbonization, and Digitalization

By Jay Misheal – Business Development Manager of Utility Electrification Solutions at ABB Canada

The power industry’s aging infrastructure has forced it to undertake the largest transformation in decades, one that will modernize the grid and make it more resilient. This comes at a time when electric vehicle adoption is on the rise, regulators are legislating less greenhouse gas emissions, and many companies are moving away from fossil fuels. All of this is demanding more from electrical power utilities. Read More


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  • Unifor Members Vote to Strike at Manitoba Hydro

    Unifor Members Vote to Strike at Manitoba Hydro

    June 13, 2024 Manitoba Hydro Utility Service’s management’s refusal to grant the public sector pattern wage increases has led to an overwhelming strike vote at Unifor Local 681. “If Manitoba Hydro intends to widen compensation gaps within its workforce, we’re going to have a problem,” said Unifor National President Lana Payne. “Local 681 members will… Read More…


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  • Retrofit Canada Conference: June 12-13, 2024

    Retrofit Canada Conference: June 12-13, 2024

    June 4, 2024 The 4th Annual Retrofit Canada Conference focuses on industry updates, challenges, opportunities, best practices, and lessons learned across Canada’s retrofit community. The theme is Decarbonizing and adapting existing homes and buildings to ensure equity and climate resilience. The event gathers over 300 attendees from government: federal, provincial, and local, multi-residential and commercial real estate… Read More…

  • CUEE 2024 – Where Tradition Meets Transformation: Registration Open Now

    CUEE 2024 – Where Tradition Meets Transformation: Registration Open Now

    June 4, 2024 The EDA is thrilled to announce that exhibitor booth registration for the Canadian Utility Energy Expo (CUEE) 2024, taking place on October 8-9, is now open! CUEE is moving to the Enercare Centre at the Exhibition Grounds on Toronto’s waterfront. The Enercare Centre is Canada’s largest Exhibition space, and CUEE will feature… Read More…

  • EV Charging Infrastructure Canada 2024

    EV Charging Infrastructure Canada 2024

    July 10 – 11, 2024 Sheraton Parkway Toronto, Ontario, Canada  EV Charging Infrastructure 2024 is where leading automotive manufacturers will meet with electrical charge port developers, electrical grid operators, city planners, and policymakers to explore and establish robust electrical infrastructure and charge ports to meet the needs of the new generation of electric vehicles. In… Read More…

  • Conversation Series: Integrating Mission-Critical Voice and Data Communications into the Smart Grid

    Conversation Series: Integrating Mission-Critical Voice and Data Communications into the Smart Grid

    May 6, 2024 May 30, 2024 |1:00 pm EDT | Zoom Webinar Utilities provide essential services to the public and must continually find ways to maintain a demandingly high level of service reliability, even in case of disaster: Lights must stay on, hospitals and medical centers must be quickly restored from electrical outages, nuclear power… Read More…