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  • OSEA: A thank you to our volunteers during National Volunteer Week!
    The OSEA team would like to say thank you to all our volunteers past and present for generously offering up your time to lend a hand We are so grateful to have so many amazing people help us transform Ontario s energy economy We couldn t do it without you From the volunteers helping at this past week s All Energy Canada conference to those lending a hand around the

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  • OSEA: Prowind Canada chooses Senvion Turbines for Community Wind Farm
    Senvion s business in Germany its MM92 type turbines are amongst the quietest in their class We are very happy that Prowind Canada puts its trust in us Especially the fact that the project had initially been planned with turbines from a different supplier speaks for itself says Helmut Herold CEO North America Senvion Canada Inc I think we have demonstrated that we are the flexible and reliable partner for the Ontario market we strive to be The Oxford Community Energy Co op is very excited about the decision to select Senvion as the turbine supplier for this community project says Helmut Schneider OCEC President I have met with the Senvion team and I am very impressed with their professionalism their experience and their concern for the community The choice Prowind made to invest in these quieter turbines clearly demonstrates this mutual concern Senvion is a partner of choice for this project Senvion has also concluded a comprehensive service contract with the developer for a period of 15 years As a result Senvion will implement a bigger service station in Ontario and create further jobs in the province The exact location is currently being identified About Prowind Prowind was established in 2000 by dairy farmer and lawyer Johannes Busmann It has since completed 23 successful wind solar and biomass projects in Germany and developed the 30 MW South Branch Wind Farm in eastern Ontario before transferring ownership to EDP Renewables The company s current project list includes wind solar and biomass projects in excess of 1000 MW in eight countries About Senvion in Canada Senvion currently counts almost 250 employees in Canada and has offices in Toronto Montreal and Vancouver Its subsidiary Senvion Canada Inc is the hub of Senvion s North American business The company started its Canadian operations

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  • OSEA: 8 things you need to know as a sustainable energy champion about the 2014 budget
    the update of the definition of Class A consumers to those using 3 MW or more down from 5 MW Industrial customers responding to requests for reductions in peak demand are expected to save 15 20 on average on their bills Investors involved in job creating innovation productivity improvements and taking Ontario tech global will have access to a new 2 5 billion Jobs and Prosperity Fund managed by the Jobs and Prosperity Council Manufacturers in the North are having the Northern Industrial Electricity Rate extended for three more years saving qualified companies two cents a kwh We ve cut through some red tape and we need to cut through more We re cutting through some of the red tape with biogas and small scale solar facilities now receiving streamlined approvals with significant reductions in service time and costs The budget calls for Ministries to identify measure and report on ways to reduce regulatory burden on business through the Open for Business renewal initiative Mass transit and infrastructure are getting a much needed boost The budget proposes two new Transportation and Infrastructure Funds for inside and outside the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area respectively equaling 29 billion to help upgrade our aging communities and the ties that connect them The budget also reconfirms continued support for transit investment for Toronto Ottawa Waterloo and the Georgetown Kitchener corridor Don t be surprised if our public assets become privately run The budget indicates that there is a commitment to keep the province s nuclear fleet publicly owned but that greater operational efficiencies and synergies means Bruce Power may be taking over Ontario Power Generation operations The Ring of Fire is going to get hot and there are new resources to help those wanting to jump in The province is establishing a multi

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  • OSEA: Decentralised Energy Canada hosts “Gateways to Innovation”
    DEC invited guest speakers from both SAIT Polytechnic and Innovate Calgary to participate in the event Calgary is seeing a resurgence of innovation in the energy sector like we haven t seen for decades I m excited about what we are going to be seeing over the next few years DEC and its partner organisations play a critical role in accelerating the deployment of showcase innovations Anouk Kendall President DEC SAIT Polytechnic s David Silburn addressed Calgary s capacity for applied research technology development and technical services specifically the SAIT Applied Research and Innovation Services department s new Green Building Technologies Access Centre GBTAC DEC supported SAIT s successful 1 75 million grant application for the GBTAC with a 135 000 in kind contribution This centre will provide essential resources to industry for decentralised energy innovation among other green building process improvements and solutions says Silburn Innovate Calgary s Peter Garrett presented at Gateways for Innovation on the findings of a report on energy innovation in Calgary s tech sector Innovate Calgary is where startups entrepreneurs researchers investors industry and partners within the advanced technology sector take innovation and ideas to business Our integrated approach to commercialization focuses on facilitating

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  • OSEA: LoyaltyOne spreads awareness and inspiration through local initiatives
    the position of Chief Sustainability Officer and built a sustainable ethos into the DNA of the company Sustainably powering customer care Only a few years later in 2010 LoyaltyOne built their Customer Care Centre in Mississauga working with RESCo Energy under a SolarCity Partnership to install one of the largest solar rooftop arrays in Canada Housing 800 solar panels and 300 LoyaltyOne associates the double LEED Gold building supplies the energy grid with enough solar energy to power 16 average sized homes Installed under the Feed in Tariff 1 0 program with a total cost of 1 85 million the array generates 168 516 kWh and an annual revenue of 121 523 at 71 3 cents per kilowatt hour With this revenue the system will achieve simple payback in 15 2 years See the final report PDF for more technical details The building s interiors are as unique as its exteriors With 52 Solatubes that run from the ceiling to bring natural light inside EnergyStar appliances energy efficient desktop computers that use less energy than a light bulb among other more obvious sustainable initiatives this building is outfitted to the most efficient standards Not least of all these features however is the communal lunch and game room wall of interactive exposed solar inverters When knocked on the wall displays to associates and guests how much solar energy is being produced at that moment and an interactive computer kiosk shows up to the second minute hour daily weekly or yearly solar energy generation LoyaltyOne will be participating in OSEA s Green Energy Doors Open so you can see these state of the art facilities for yourself Educating from the ground up The impetus to reduce environmental impact at LoyaltyOne stems not only from a fiscally efficient point of view but also

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  • OSEA: LIFE, SouthWest and ArcStar reach financing agreement for solar portfolio
    ON May 8 LIFE Co op ArcStar Energy LLC and SouthWest Solar Venture One a division of the Hayter Group are pleased to announce the execution of definitive terms to fund a 960 kW DC portfolio of construction ready commercial rooftop solar energy projects in Cambridge Ontario The projects are being developed by LIFE and SouthWest under the Ontario Power Authority s Feed in Tariff FIT program The transaction will include a US based solar equity fund which is investing in and acquiring high value solar projects in partnership with ArcStar in Canada the USA and Mexico Our investment partners are veterans in commercial industrial and utility solar projects so they have exacting standards said Chick Wassell Chairman of ArcStar Energy This transaction is testament to the quality of these projects and to LIFE and Southwest as developers We are pleased to be working with them and look forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship LIFE Co op s General Manager Shane Mulligan commented We are fortunate to be working with ArcStar to bring these projects to completion ArcStar brings a wealth of experience to the table and the resources to ensure our members and investors know the projects

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  • OSEA: Niagara’s sustainable energy employers meet the candidates
    climate change mitigation effort in North America Karen Fraser made here first public appearance as the Green Party candidate for the riding and stated her party s commitment to supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency programs that help Ontarians save money We need to also be open to options and innovations that can improve our energy system and lives Mathew Siscoe a city councillor in St Catharines since 2010 a Catholic school teacher and the candidate for the Progressive Conservatives highlighted his party s commitment to looking at all the options including renewables nuclear and hydro imports while ensuring there is no corporate welfare We are committed to keeping the costs for businesses down and to ensuring manufacturers stay in the region Following the discussion the candidates mingled with the attendees Locals employed at the plants and projects in the region were excited to share their stories about finding good work contributing to the local economy and the importance of wind and solar in their community PowerBlades is the second important manufacturing employer in Welland and we believe that we can further increase employment opportunities at the facility in the future Talking about renewable energy means also talking about sustainable jobs that is the most important outcome of the event from my perspective says Dan Dragoman the plant manager of PowerBlades Inc Senvion s North American blade factory At the moment PowerBlades has nearly 150 employees and is planning for about 100 more in the future In total Senvion and its partners account for about 4 000 jobs in Ontario Kristopher Stevens Executive Director of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association closed off the evening highlighting that champion communities like Welland Niagara Hamilton and Beamsville need to be celebrated They are working with the sector as hosts partners proponents and enablers

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  • OSEA: Solarize Energy and Community Power Northumberland Announce a Development and Financing Partnership
    an efficient and timely manner said Carlos Leite Managing Director of Solarize Energy These projects are possible under the government of Ontario s FIT Program with its focus on the development of distributed clean power By replacing fossil fuels the clean energy generated by these solar photovoltaic systems will also contribute significantly to efforts to fight climate change Together the three projects involve the installation of over 4 000 Ontario made solar panels in the area of Cobourg Ontario bringing local engineering and installation jobs during the construction period and maintenance jobs during the operating lifetime of the solar arrays said Craig Walker Sales Manager at Solarize Energy The positive legacy of a switch to distributed power generation from renewable sources was highlighted by Tony Walker President of CPN These projects will contribute to Ontario s efforts to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and make a positive contribution in the fight against climate change a legacy to our children and grandchildren The annual reduction in GHG emissions is equivalent to eliminating 1 377 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere or to removing 252 cars or light trucks off the road We are pleased with our partnership with Solarize and with our community based efforts to reduce our carbon footprint These projects include investment by over 50 local residents living in the Cobourg area added Rich Tyssen Secretary of CPN To learn more about how interested FIT2 contract holders can take advantage of Solarize s development expertise and aggregate financing facility contact our Sales Department at 519 304 7011 for a free no obligation consultation or visit Solarize Energy online at www solarizeenergy ca About Solarize Energy L P Solarize Energy L P www solarizeenergy ca based in Brantford was established in 2009 to develop finance own and manage distributed

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