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WORKING GROUP PARTICIPANTS
LDCs: EnerSource, GRE Corp, Horizon, Hydro One, Hydro Ottawa, London Hydro, OEC, Oshawa PUC, Petawawa Energy Corp, PowerStream, Toronto Hydro, Whitby Hydro, Veridian
Gas Utilities: Enbridge Gas Distribution, Union Gas, Canadian Gas Association (CGA), Heritage Gas (Nova Scotia)
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
Industry/MUSH: 3M, APPrO, BOMA Toronto, Burlington, Corix, Guelph, IDEA, London, Magna, Markham District Energy, OPG, Sunnybrook, Toronto, TRCA, Vaughan, Veresen, Waterloo, YorkU
Government: IESO, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Environment & Climate Change, Natural Resources Canada, Ontario Energy Board
Chair and Secretariat: QUEST

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.
OBJECTIVES IN 2018
  • Supportive Policies & Programs
  • Promotion through Engagement
  • Address Technical Barriers
BUILDING ON SUCCESS IN2017
  • 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