Vancouver

Canada
Mayor Gregor Robertson, Elected 2008

Case Studies

District energy is a major part of Vancouver’s effort to reduce its carbon emissions 33% by 2020 from a 2007 baseline, as outlined in its Greenest City Action Plan. The aim of Vancouver’s district energy strategy is to facilitate the conversion of legacy steam heat systems to lower carbon fuel sources and promote the development of new low-carbon systems in high-density areas of the City.

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