Ontario Combined Heat and Power ConsortiumWorking Group
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The Ontario Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Consortium works to broaden debate around and deepen understanding of combined heat and power. Representatives from industry, LDC’s, gas utilities, the public institutional sector, and technology & service providers lead the Consortium. Participation is exclusive to QUEST Supporters.
Working Group Participants
EnerSource, GRE Corp, Horizon, Hydro One, Hydro Ottawa, London Hydro, OEC, Oshawa PUC, Petawawa Energy Corp, PowerStream, Toronto Hydro, Whitby Hydro, Veridian
Technology & Service
AERA Solutions, BLG, CEM Engineering, CLEAResult, Creative Energy, DCPro, Dillon Consulting, Doherty Engineering, Ecosystem, EllisDon, Emerson, Energy Storage Canada, EnvestCorp, EPS AB, FVB Energy, Galpower, GE Power & Water, Hatch, HH Angus, Kineticor, Innovia, Leidos, Magnolia, NextEra energy, NRStor, Ramboll, ReShape Strategies, RH Shergold & Associates, Samsung, Shared Value Solutions, Siemens, Solar Global Solutions, Toromont, Vergent Power Solutions, Virtual Engineers, Zizzo Strategies
Enbridge Gas Distribution, Union Gas, Canadian Gas Association (CGA), Heritage Gas (Nova Scotia)
APPrO, BOMA Toronto, Burlington, Guelph, IDEA, London, Markham District Energy, Sunnybrook, Toronto, TRCA, Vaughan, Veresen, Waterloo, YorkU
IESO, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Environment & Climate Change, Natural Resources Canada, Ontario Energy Board
BENEFITS OF CHP IN ONTARIO
CHP can support Government policy objectives of improved resiliency, a vibrant economy, job creation, and a sustainable energy system.
CHP systems improve power system reliability and the ability to provide locally generated electricity.
CHP is a mechanism to help manufacturing and production facilities in Ontario manage their competitive advantage, carbon footprint, energy costs & consumption, and job creation.
Supportive Policies & Programs
Promotion through Engagement
Address Technical Barriers
OBJECTIVES IN 2019
BUILDING ON SUCCESS IN 2017
160+ participants representing 75+ organizations in the QUEST ON Combined Heat and Power Consortium seen as a trusted voice for CHP in Ontario
Conducted detailed GHG emissions analysis of CHP in the context of marginal grid emissions in Ontario, making the case for CHP as a driver of GHG emissions reduction
Submitted to, participated in, and submitted to the Minister of Energy regarding the IESO’s CDM Mid-Term Review
Collaborated with the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to include support for CHP in the annual ECO report
Presented in support of CHP at three regional events across Ontario
Monthly meetings in person or via teleconference/webinar.
Visit the QUEST Events Calendar for CHP events across Canada.