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New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.

Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – The Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) Board of Directors has appointed Pankaj Sardana to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc., effective immediately. Day-to-day operations of Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. (GHESI) will remain under the leadership of Kazi Marouf, who will continue in his role as GHESI Chief Operating Officer reporting to the new CEO. “With more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector and an impressive set of skills in finance and treasury operations, accounting, regulatory affairs, commodity trading, load forecasting and other aspects of the electricity distribution business, the GMHI, GHESI and Envida Boards of Directors have great confidence that Pankaj Sardana is ideally… Continue reading New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.

City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.

Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – Guelph City Council is announcing governance changes to Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. is a company set up by Guelph City Council to manage select city assets for the purpose of maximizing revenue potential and strengthening community prosperity. City Council is streamlining its oversight of GMHI, providing elected officials with increased oversight of decisions that directly affect the community. “The change reflects this Council’s philosophy about governance. Direct Council oversight of GMHI decisions that affect the City of Guelph will ensure better alignment of City assets, resources and strategic planning” says Guelph’s mayor, Cam Guthrie. The changes are expected to serve City Council for a period of up to 18 months, at which point progress and… Continue reading City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.

Process begins to amalgamate Guelph Hydro Inc. with Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.

Guelph City Council has approved in principle the amalgamation of its municipal holding company, Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) with Guelph Hydro Inc.(GHI). Continue reading Process begins to amalgamate Guelph Hydro Inc. with Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.

Guelph Hydro Partners With Global Energy Leader to Develop District Energy Projects in Guelph

Media Release Contact: Sandy Manners, Director of Corporate Communications Guelph Hydro Inc. Tel: 519.837.4703 Cell: 226.218.0157 Email: smanners@guelphhydro.com Website: www.guelphhydroinc.com Guelph Hydro Inc. and Dalkia Canada to work together to bring 28 MW of clean, efficient, local power generation to Guelph (GUELPH, ON) January 19, 2011 – Guelph Hydro Inc. and Dalkia Canada have signed an agreement in principle to develop three combined heat and power (CHP)/district energy (DE) projects that have the potential to bring 28 megawatts (MW) of clean, efficient, local power generation to the City of Guelph and provide momentum for the City of Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative. When electricity is generated at large, centralized power stations, about 60 per cent of the primary energy in fuel is wasted as heat that is generally… Continue reading Guelph Hydro Partners With Global Energy Leader to Develop District Energy Projects in Guelph

Landmark District Energy Feasibility Study Evaluates Potential Clean Energy Projects for Guelph

District Energy study provides a roadmap for city planners considering combined heat and power plants as part of their sustainable energy planning for communities (GUELPH, ON) August 17, 2010 – Guelph Hydro Inc., along with Union Gas, the City of Guelph and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, recently commissioned and produced an in-depth study about the feasibility of Developing a Downtown District Energy System for the City of Guelph Using a Combined Heat and Power Facility. The study was made available to attendees at the Association of Municipalities conference in Windsor, Ontario this week. The objectives of the study were to: Provide general, background information about District Energy Systems also known as District Heating and Cooling Systems Provide a roadmap to assist City planners in… Continue reading Landmark District Energy Feasibility Study Evaluates Potential Clean Energy Projects for Guelph

City of Guelph cogeneration facility turns wastewater gas into energy

Wastewater Treatment Plant produces enough energy to power 469 homes each year GUELPH, ON, December 2, 2008 – Recent upgrades to the cogeneration facility at the City of Guelph Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) will allow the City to save money by producing energy on-site. Guelph’s cogeneration facility includes two reciprocating cogeneration engines and generators that use the methane gas collected as part of the wastewater treatment process to produce electricity to power the WWTP. Upgrades to the cogeneration facility are another important step in achieving the goals set out in the Community Energy Plan. The WWTP will generate approximately 4,020,000 kWh annually or enough energy to power 469 homes each year. Generating green energy to power the WWTP will offset around 3,500 tonnes of greenhouse… Continue reading City of Guelph cogeneration facility turns wastewater gas into energy