Regional Reports / Canada

Manitoba Releases Energy Report

August 21, 2006
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The government of Manitoba has released a brief report entitled "Energy in Manitoba," which provides a snapshot of how energy is produced and used in the province. The report illustrates the province's gains in energy efficiency, its decreased reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels, and the rise in use of geothermal heat pumps. It indicates that the province is positioned to become a Canadian leader in renewable-energy production and consumption.

Some of the findings identified by the report include:

  • Energy intensity, or the amount of energy consumed per unit of activity, has fallen sharply and is projected to continue to fall.

  • Gasoline and diesel consumption will decline significantly in coming years following the introduction in 2007 of Manitoba's proposed ethanol fuel mandate and increase in biodiesel production.

  • Geothermal heat pump installations across the province have climbed significantly and are projected to continue unprecedented growth. Manitoba has the strongest supply infrastructure for geothermal heat pump technology in Canada.

  • Gross carbon dioxide emissions from energy are declining and are projected to continue to decline.

    Publication date: 08/21/2006

  • Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

    You must login or register in order to post a comment.

    Multimedia

    Videos

    Image Galleries

    Mini Split Installation

    Twin Cities contractor Aabott Ferraro helped retrofit an older St. Paul home.

    Podcasts

    NEWSMakers: Doug Dougherty

    Doug Dougherty, president and CEO of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) joins the program to discuss the latest happenings with GEO, including the drive to get included in state and federal definitions of renewable energy, plus the future of geothermal.  Posted on July 25.

    More Podcasts

    ACHRNEWS

    NEWS 07-28-14 cover

    2014 July 28

    Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

    Table Of Contents Subscribe

    R-22 PHASEOUT POLL

    Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
    View Results Poll Archive

    HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

    plumbing-hvac.gif
    2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

    More Products

    Clear Seas Research

     

    Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

    DON'T MISS A THING

    Magazine image
     
    Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

    STAY CONNECTED

    facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con