Two More Buildings to Get on City’s Energy Grid
Province’s John Martin, Mayor Lyn Hall and Lakeland’s Greg stewart, show map of energy system
Prince George, B.C.- The City of Prince George’s downtown District Energy System, will be adding two more downtown buildings to the system
The Prince George Courthouse, and Plaza 400, both Provincially owned properties, will be linking up with the City’s system which provides heat fired by biomass on the Lakeland Mill site .
The project is expected to cost about $450 thousand dollars to be covered by the Ministry of Technology Innovation and Citizens Services capital budget . The City will paying about $200 thousand dollars to connect the two buyildings to the system.
The heating system is expected to results in heating savings of about $140 thousand a year for both buildings.
The province will pay the City a cost per gigajoule used to heat their two buildings.
The buildings already on the Downtown District Energy system are:
- City Hall,
- RCMP Building
- Civic Centre
- Art Gallery
- Four Seasons pool
- Lheidli T’enneh economic development office
Construction is expected to start by the end of July and be complete this fall.