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Cost-Effective Long-Distance Conveyance of Heat Energy

Lochterra's innovations and inventions will unlock immense opportunity to utilise GHG-emission-free heat energy from sources such as deep aquifer geothermal, thermal solar, and residual heat otherwise stranded by enabling energy networks to convey heat energy long distances at ambient temperatures via cost-effective systems installable with minimal surface disturbance.

They will change the way green energy is viewed.... more »

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Low Carbon District Energy & Water at Taza: something wondrous is coming!

Countries and cities are racing to rapidly transition to low carbon energies and develop new technologies to minimize the worst impacts of climate change. This movement presents an opportunity for Taza to become a leader in environmental stewardship and innovation. To embody the historical Tsuut'ina lifeways informed by and guided in the preservation... more »

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Greenhouse heating using existing oil wells

Greenhouses, fish farms and grain drying industries utilize several 1000's GJ of natural gas per year, making heating one of the top operating expenses. With introduction of carbon tax this expense is further increased. We propose utilizing the geothermal potential of suspended oil wells for direct heating purposes. 

Our simple thought is, "When the need is heat, why not use heat directly". Alberta has over 6,000 suspended... more »

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Oil Well Geothermal Conversions

GeoGen Technologies Inc. is a Calgary-based cleantech startup that provides an innovative way to convert depleted oil and gas wells into micro geothermal electric power sources. GeoGen seeks to pioneer the micro geothermal industry by converting depleted oil or gas wells into a 75-150 kW electric power source. This new technology addresses a critical problem in the power industry by providing renewable baseload power... more »

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Geothermal Aquaponics for Local Food Supply & Security

The COVID-19 pandemic brought significant disruption to Canada's food supply chains; however, even before the pandemic ~1.2M Canadians did not have consistent and reliable access to fresh, healthy food. The solution to this challenge is straightforward…we must grow what we eat, where we live. If we can find a way to achieve this goal while also reducing the carbon footprint of our food production systems, all the better.... more »

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GeoExchange Energy Mapping Potential for the City of Calgary Edited

Shallow geoexchange is a low carbon heating and cooling technology which can make a significant contribution in reaching the ambitious net-zero emissions goals for the City of Calgary. The GHG emissions related to the heating and cooling of City facilities as well as at the residential level make up a substantial fraction of the overall GHG emissions as most existing systems are highly dependent on the combustion of fossil... more »

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