TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Energy management company, Ameresco
Canada, today entered into an agreement with Newmarket-Tay Power
Distribution Ltd to help implement local conservation initiatives. The
agreement will see Ameresco Canada act as Newmarket-Tay Power's
Conservation Program Marketing and Project Implementation partner in
response to the Ontario Ministry of Energy's directive to reduce peak
energy demand by 1300MW across the province by 2014.
With a four-year conservation and demand management target of 9MW peak
demand reduction and 34,000MWh consumption reduction, the agreement
will see Ameresco Canada assist Newmarket-Tay Power achieve a
significant portion of these targets through applicable programs.
"We are excited to have this opportunity to work with Newmarket-Tay
Power to help them achieve their energy reduction targets set by the
Ontario Energy Board as well as working with their major customers to
become more energy efficient," said Ameresco Canada President, Mario
Implemented through the Ontario Power Authority's saveONenergy program,
Ameresco Canada will work closely with Newmarket-Tay Power's >50kW
customers to become more energy efficient while helping Newmarket-Tay
Power achieve its conservation demand management targets.
"Ameresco's team has successfully provided energy management in several
large and diverse operations and we are excited to be able to bring
this experience to Newmarket-Tay Power customers by customizing a
design and arrangement to suit their specific needs and preferences,"
said Mr. Iusi.
"We realized that achieving our reduction targets was no easy task and
it made sense to partner with an organization that could create an
effective strategy. We are confident in Ameresco Canada's expertise,
experience and ability to help us achieve our targets as a partner. We
are proud to be partnering with Ameresco Canada on this project," said
Newmarket-Tay Power President Paul Ferguson.
About Ameresco Canada
Ameresco Canada Inc. is a full service energy management company that
provides sustainable solutions and facility renewal services to new and
existing facilities, as well as asset planning and energy and capital
solutions to customers in the education, public housing, federal and
provincial governments, municipalities, healthcare, industrial and
commercial sectors. Ameresco Canada strives to present their clients
with state-of-the-art renewable and sustainable solutions that reduce
greenhouse gas emissions, conserve resources and reduce dependence on
costly, non-renewable solutions by utilizing green design and
construction as well as clean technologies such as solar, wind,
geothermal, landfill gas, biomass, biogas and hydroelectric. For
further information, visit www.ameresco.ca.
About Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd.
Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. (NTPDL) is an Ontario Energy Board
licensed electricity distribution company. NTPDL operates a
distribution system in the service area approved by the Ontario Energy
Board. The shareholders are the Town of Newmarket and the Township of
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