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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

The Green Cab & Delivery Ca.

THE GREEN CAB & DELIVERY CA., is born to tackle different issues that harass our cities with a very interesting business idea that can be easily replicated all over the country with help of the federal government, provincial governments and specific NGOs and private companies. And with the potential to become an international phenomenon. 

The first issue , in short, is the unemployments rates and economic struggle we... more »

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Retrofitting garbage trucks to dual fuel hydrogen-diesel

Retrofitting existing fleets of garbage trucks' internal combustion engines (ICE) to use hydrogen and diesel as fuel. This will bring up to 40% reduction in CO2 emissions. Converting a fleet of 100 trucks to hydrogen dual-fuel deliver about 2600 tonnes less CO2, 40% less NOx, and save about one million liters of diesel per year.

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Innovative Strategies for Procurement of Renewable Power

1. Legislating New Clean Energy Options- In 2017, the City of Philadelphia released a municipal energy master plan laying out a roadmap to drastically reduce the city's carbon emissions and transition municipal energy use to 100 percent renewables by 2030. To achieve such an ambitious goal, the city needed to locate new sources of renewable energy to meet increasing demand. City staff began exploring the potential for... more »

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Clean Hydrogen to Reduce Emissions at Shepard Energy Centre

A steam methane reformer hydrogen production facility with carbon capture and storage to supply clean hydrogen (a blend of 5% to 30% with natural gas) for electricity generation at the Shepard Energy Centre. This will reduce CO2 emissions per MWh by up to 10% and sequester 170,000 tonnes of CO2 per year.

Steam methane reforming (SMR) and carbon capture and storage (CCS) are proven technologies with decades of reliable... more »

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Hazardous Waste to Clean Hydrogen Fuel using "Photoreforming"

Currently, non-recylable and medical waste in Calgary are disposed off by incineration. In contrast to incineration, photoreforming does not generate greenhouse gases and works at ambient temperature. Along with producing hydrogen fuel, the process can also generate organic feedstocks for the chemical industry. The process works by using nanostructured semiconductors to drive the degradation of waste and pathogens with... more »

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