Some of our clients are often surprised when they see the installed cost of a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant.  Their point of reference is often the cost of a back-up generator.  The cost difference between the CHP and the backup generators is significant, even when accounting for the extra mechanical, electrical and venting

The New Technical and Financial Realities Traditional Electricity and Natural Gas Supply Most buildings in Ontario are supplied with both Electricity and Natural Gas.  Typically, the electricity supplied to a building is produced from varous sources, including hydro, natural gas, coal, nuclear and renewables.  In most instances, fossil fuels (natural gas and coal) are used

Industry Outlook: Cap and Trade

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 by

The Ontario Government recently announced that it is joining Quebec and California in building a Cap-and-Trade (C&T) system for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Although details have yet to be revealed, it is expected that: The next 6-8 months will be used to work out how to roll out the system. It will take about 2