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CEM Blog: Top 10 Barriers to Your CHP Project (and how to overcome them)

If you are tasked with implementing a cogeneration project, dealing with project barriers can be a huge headache for you. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that these project barriers have occurred before and can be overcome? In this article I will discuss 10 project barriers that we have come across…

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CEM Blog: How to Permit a CHP Project in Alberta

In the early stages of developing a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project, we often walk a client through the permitting process, as this can sometimes be a critical path item on a project's schedule. I was recently asked at a conference about the permitting process in Alberta, as this can vary from…

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Ontario to appeal court's ruling upholding federal carbon-pricing law

The federal government's carbon pricing scheme is constitutionally sound and has the critical purpose of fighting climate change, Ontario's top court ruled in a split decision on Friday. The Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, enacted in April, is within Parliament's jurisdiction to legislate in relation…

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Factory Acceptance Tests: What They are and Why They’re Important

The hassle of dealing with issues when equipment is built and operated the first time around can be a huge headache if you are the one with the task of installation and start-up.  Wouldn’t it be nice to get some reassurance prior to receiving your equipment?   That’s what…

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The Power of Option: Discussing Energy Management with Mark Unsworth, P.Eng., of CEM Engineering

Mark Unsworth is an electrical engineer with over 35 years of experience in project management, construction management, engineering management and business development. CEM Engineering is a thermal power engineering firm based out of St. Catharines, Ontario, specializing in cogeneration and energy…

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