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Start preparing for mandatory emissions disclosure

In the pursuit of achieving its net-zero targets, Ottawa will compel all of its major suppliers to disclose their GHG emissions and set reduction targets. Suppliers can fulfil this requirement by participating in Canada’s Net-Zero Challenge or another approved, internationally recognized and functionally equivalent standard or initiative. There is an additional requirement to report and reduce the embodied carbon footprint of all new major government construction projects.

Electrifying Canada aiming to expedite “build-out of decarbonized electricity systems”

The Transition Accelerator has launched an initiative “to expedite end-use electrification and the build-out of decarbonized electricity systems”. Called “Electrifying Canada”, the initiative aims to bring together organizations from finance, industry, labour, Indigenous communities, and civil society to foster dialogue between partners on the supply, demand, and finance sides of the electricity sector, thereby positioning Canada “to compete in the net-zero economy”.

Rencheck, McRae, Castellano and TransAlta recognized for “outstanding contribution”

Electricity Human Resources Canada announced the recipients of its Awards of Excellence, which were established to “recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations making a positive and outstanding contribution to the Canadian electricity industry through visionary leadership and innovation strategies”.

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ABB, RVE, Signify, Lutron score Product kudos

After a four-year absence, the MCEE Show is back. Held across two days last week at the Palais des congrès de Montreal, MCEE is among the largest expos for mechanical, plumbing, hydronics, HVAC-R, electrical and lighting in Canada. MCEE’s New Product Competition is always a highlight—this year, it attracted 59 entries! Congratulations to these finalists and winners in the Electrical categories (plus one crossover category) » Read more

Agarwal appointed VP Power Systems, Sales and Operations, at Schneider

Shitiz Agarwal is Schneider Electric’s new vice-president, Power Systems, Sales and Operations, in Canada. Under Agarwal, the national sales, operations and Power Systems teams have been linked to form one centralized execution/solutions centre, explains the company, to “fully leverage sales and delivery expertise and support customer growth”. » Meet Shitiz

Danfoss accepting entries for 14th EnVisioneer of the Year

The award recognizes North American building owners, municipalities, contractors, OEMs, etc., who have introduced a new product, opened a new facility or invested in a building or system upgrade in the past 18 months using Danfoss products or solutions “to realize significant energy and environmental savings”. » Learn more

Lorance De Carvalho is EFC’s new Quebec Region rep

Electro-Federation Canada welcomed Lorance De Carvalho to its team as Quebec Region program & events coordinator, where she will support all regional activities and programs in the province. Among her responsibilities, De Carvalho will coordinate regional meetings, support EFC’s overall marketing communications efforts, and work with local members. » Meet Lorance


Nedco Electrifest

May 8, Mississauga, Ont. » More info

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