Energy

    SRDC Waste Gasification

    Pilot project between six municipalities in Southwest Manitoba.

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    Biomass: a source of renewable energy for the future

    It is becoming increasingly likely that biomass will become an important source of renewable energy in Canada and elsewhere in the world during the next few years and for the decades that will follow.

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    Île-des-Chênes innovates with district geothermal heating & cooling system

    In 2011, the Town of Île-des-Chênes in the RM of Ritchot just south of Winnipeg became one of the province’s first communities to truly ‘go green’ as it proudly opened its new LEED-certified Centre TransCanada Centre, complete with geothermal district heating and cooling system.

    The project began taking shape in 2008-09 after the community’s Vision Plan was completed, followed by a social and recreational needs survey which identified certain priorities for the town. Among these was a concern for the local arena’s aging ice plant, by then over 30 years old.

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