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Corporate Energy Management

In December 2011 Thunder Bay City Council approved a Corporate Energy Management plan entitled “The Strategic Approach to Corporate Energy Management”. This plan outlines strategic initiatives that will be put into place to manage the Corporation’s energy use and create a Corporate culture to ensure the wise use of energy. The plan supports the 2011-2014 City of Thunder Bay Strategic Plan, Environmental Pillar –“A greener, more beautiful and proud Thunder Bay”.

Key responsibilities include

Corporate energy management – budgeting, monitoring, verification and conservation and environmental stewardship initiatives and compliance with Energy legislation through the 

Highlights

The Green Energy Act Report

In 2009 the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure enacted the Green Energy Act to help public agencies including municipalities, hospitals, and schools manage and reduce their energy consumption. As part of this Act, Regulation 397/11 requires certain public agencies – municipalities, municipal service boards, school boards, universities, colleges and hospitals – to report on their annual energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions beginning in 2013. The regulation also requires the development and implementation of conservation and demand management (CDM) plans starting in 2014.

A paper copy is available at City Clerks, located on the 3rd Floor at City Hall, 500 Donald Street, Thunder Bay ON P7E 5V3

Green Fleet Implementation Plan

Following the City's Strategic Plan, Initiative 17, the former Facilities & Fleet Department has developed a Green Fleet Implementation Plan having the objective of a long term plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Additional Information

Learn more about the Corporate Asset Management Plan of City infrastructure.