Creative Energy

Creative Energy Appoints New President and Chief Executive Officer

July 5, 2018

Creative Energy, which owns and operates one of the largest thermal energy networks in Canada, today announced that Krishnan Iyer, a seasoned district energy and infrastructure executive, has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Iyer was most recently Executive Vice President, Lending and Chief Financial Officer at Infrastructure Ontario, where he […]

Creative Energy Honoured for 50 Years of Low-Carbon Energy

June 12, 2018

The International District Energy Association recognizes Vancouver’s champion of innovative neighbourhood energy systems (NES) Creative Energy, a Vancouver-based neighbourhood energy company, was presented today with an award recognizing 50 years of reliable, sustainable energy distribution at the International District Energy Association’s (“IDEA”) annual conference. As owner and operator of one of the largest thermal energy […]

Gregor Robertson Will Tell French National Assembly President About Vancouver’s Quest to Become Greenest City

April 30, 2015

“I’ll tell the story of Vancouver’s quest to be the world’s greenest city and the generations of work that have positioned us well—and the big challenges that remain to achieve,” Robertson said. Robertson noted that the largest single source of greenhouse gases in Vancouver is Central Heat Distribution Ltd., which burns natural gas to provide […]

The Age of Steam Returns to Vancouver

April 28, 2015

Vancouver developer Ian Gillespie expects to invest upwards of $100 million over the next five years into converting the city’s largest natural gas steam plant into a low-carbon energy system to provide heat to all of the downtown, from Stanley Park to the Downtown Eastside. And if that bet pays off, as he expects it […]

Creative Energy Canada Selected to Build New Low Carbon Heat Plant

April 16, 2015

Vancouver will insist that new buildings in most areas of the downtown peninsula be hooked up to a low-carbon alternative-energy utility The city has reserved a large piece of city-owned land for the energy provider, Creative Energy Canada Platforms Corp, to build a new energy centre that would produce heat from biofuel such as wood […]

City of Vancouver will Require New Downtown Buildings to Hook Up to District Energy Plant

April 16, 2015

The requirement, which will cover northeast False Creek, Chinatown, the West End and Downtown South, is part of the city’s greenhouse-gas reduction plan. The city has reserved a large piece of city-owned land for the energy provider, Creative Energy Canada Platforms Corp., to build a new energy center that would produce heat from biofuel such […]

Amsterdam Aims to Totally Decarbonize through District Heating

April 16, 2015

The Dutch capital, Amsterdam, is seeking to completely decarbonise its network through the use of district heating. “We want to reduce emissions now and in the future and we think district heating can create a 100 per cent decarbonised energy network.”

Vancouver Seeks Low Carbon Solutions for Heating Buildings

March 25, 2015

They’re worse than cars, buses and trucks for the amount of greenhouse-gas emissions they produce. And now Vancouver is aiming to tackle these planet-killing monsters – the buildings we live and work in – by encouraging private companies to find lower-carbon ways to heat them..

Redevelopment of Honest Ed’s, Toronto Holds Several Surprises

March 3, 2015

“There’s no place like this place… anyplace.” That’s one of the many slogans hand-painted on the facades of Honest Ed’s; and the plans to redevelop the discount store, and the adjacent group of buildings called Mirvish Village, will live up to that slogan in ways Ed Mirvish wouldn’t have expected.

Brisbane Smart Energy Project, an Australian First

January 1, 2015

Brisbane City Council has signed an agreement for the design and planning phase of an innovative and sustainable CBD District Cooling System to the consortium of Cofely Australia and Thiess Services. The District Cooling System is a centralized water chilling system which would replace air conditioning chillers and cooling towers in individual CBD buildings with […]