All posts tagged with: Government

New Fortis Rates to Benefit Natural Gas Customers

March 12, 2012, Surrey, B.C. – The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) confirmed today that, most of FortisBC’s natural gas customers will see a commodity rate decrease starting April 1, 2012. This also includes piped propane customers living in Revelstoke.  Midstream and delivery rates for customers are not affected by this decision. Read more

Australia Implements Carbon Tax

Australia puts a price on carbon pollution

GLOBE-Net, July 11, 2011 – Australia will move forward with a national emissions trading scheme. Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced the Australian Government’s carbon price on the weekend – $23 for each tonne of pollution beginning on 1 July 2012.

The price will rise by 2.5 per cent a year in real terms during a three-year fixed price period until 1 July 2015. The carbon price mechanism will then transition to an emissions trading scheme where the price will be determined by the market. Read more

Voyant Helps Deliver Facility Automation Efficiency Solutions for a Large Canadian Municipality

In delivering this project, Voyant performed a comprehensive facility automation review for a Municipality’s facilities department which included over 100 City buildings of various usage types, sizes, and with multiple building automation systems and manufacturers.Voyant was asked to assess the current building automation systems, identify areas for improvement and provide recommendations for future automation strategies.  To read more about the system and operational enhancements presented by Voyant and the benefits identified for the client, click here.