Procurement
Greenhouse vegetable and flower growers in B.C. will receive $7.6 million in aid from the province's carbon tax this year, allowing time to consider a long-term strategy.
As the Federal Budget was handed down last week, one of the bigger impacts farmers will see will be with Agriculture Canada, who’s budget was cut by over 10%. They were one of ten governmental departments to see double-digit cuts take place.
Procurement is a word that is often used when referring to just natural gas and electricity. In actual fact, most businesses are procuring various items at regular intervals every day. In dealing with energy, we not only have to look at procuring the various commodities, but also equipment and services that are needed to go with them.
Ontario's Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program's Two-Year Review Report was released today, including recommendations on streamlining processes, encouraging greater community and aboriginal involvement, and increasing municipal engagement. New pricing structures were also recommended.
For all organizations, the person monitoring, procuring and managing energy for them should have a mindset that energy costs are completely controllable. In order to ensure that they are controllable, there are steps that this person can take to imbed this thinking into their everyday tasks.
Apply pricing strategies and set targets for multiple commodity types to maximize your flexibility
These basic Dos and Don’ts will help you pick an energy retailer that will work for interests
Proactive roots of Ontario industry nurtured by longtime Niagara grower
An energy conundrum: how low can you go?
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NEF builds energy crop bioproducts facility
NEF has constructed North America’s first energy crop bioprocessing facility.
In many provinces, you can choose your energy provider and set the price you will pay for your energy.
Nov. 11, 2008, Guelph, Ont. – Ag Energy Co-operative is distributing patronage rebates totalling $1,700,000 to its members. Distributions range in size from $190 to $98,562.
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Hefty rebates for AgEnergy growers
Ag Energy Co-operative is distributing patronage rebates totalling 1,700,000 dollars to its members. Distributions range in size from 190 to 98,562 dollars.
An alternative fuels production system long established in Europe is now available in North America.
Ontario’s Ag Energy Co-operative now offers a load profiling service. This program will analyze past consumption data for interval metered companies and create “what-if” scenarios to illustrate the financial implications of various purchasing strategies.
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