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CleanTech Development Investing

Customer’s Drivers and Utility Project Pro Forma Guide the Tech to Integrate

As I push forward with an agenda of bringing green affordable energy to the masses, I sometimes forget that what we know within the industry isn’t always understood by customers.

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CleanTech Development

Small Medium Enterprise Is Grossly Under-Served In Energy

I talk and write about transformational shift in energy to the low-carbon economy, new energy paradigm.

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Development Utilities

The Process to Select a Cost-Effective Energy System, on Your Site

Builders generally build a low-cost model to select the suppliers and vendors to build their projects. But what needs to happen to take advantage of lower cost energy systems?

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Development Utilities

Tips for Builders to Improve Leverage with Utilities

As many of you know, the Greater Toronto Area has been going through a development renaissance over the past decade.

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Development Investing Management Utilities

Regulated Utilities Operate Out Of Greed Or Fear

Every day I see articles or studies on how microgrid will take off, and while I agree that there will be numerous disparate energy systems operating across North America, I just don’t see any useful involvement by current regulated electric utilities.

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Development Investing Management Utilities

Regulated Utilities Are Too Expensive for Urban Customers

I am not keeping or gaining any new utility friends, but regulated utilities are holding urban society back from achieving greater success in low-carbon economy.

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Development Investing Utilities

Real Estate Builders Get No Respect from Utilities

Stretches of Canada have been going through a real estate development renaissance in new mixed-used communities.

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CleanTech Development Management

3 Keys to Selling a Premium Value Proposition

In almost everything I’ve done in my life, having a unique “approach” has always been my calling card on how to be different, differentiate among competitors.

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Carbon CleanTech Development Investing Management Utilities

Is Your City Reimagining the Value of Assets?

In my opinion, municipalities are the greatest underachievers of energy independence in the world.

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CleanTech Development

Why Don’t Developers Build Low-Carbon Homes Today?

Originally posted in Ontario Home Builder Magazine