The federal government has announced an investment of up to $30 million and a partnership with Bill Gates-backed Breakthrough Energy for a new initiative designed to encourage companies to come up with and deliver clean energy innovations to the market.
Working with YVR, WSP designed a flywheel energy storage and power generation system. This system consists of two 600 kW redundant high-efficiency diesel generators, an intelligent power switchgear distribution system, and a 625 kVA flywheel uninterruptable power supply (UPS) system.
The City expects the conversion to Smart technology LED fixtures will reduce annual electricity costs by 54% or by $650,000, reduce maintenance costs by 80% or by $187,000 and reduce its annual electricity consumption for streetlights by 70% or by 3.6 million kilowatt hours.
Chandos is the managing partner of the joint venture which includes Bird Construction and Sullivan Construction, and the firm will also look for opportunities for members of the local supply chain in the Ottawa Valley.
A contract has been signed with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the front-end engineering and design of two At-Shore LNG hulls for the proposed liquefied natural gas export facility located at Sarita Bay on Vancouver Island.
HDPE conduit is the preferred material to house and protect electrical power and communications cables in typical applications such as power utilities, telecommunications, CATV, SCADA, FTTH, ITS, highway lighting, and other underground utilities.