Enwave’s President and CEO John Peri participated in a “Local Solutions” panel June 12, 2018, at the International District Energy Association’s (IDEA’s) annual conference in Vancouver.

Global industry leaders from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark and Germany shared perspectives on innovative best practices; emerging technologies; integration of thermal and electricity; growth strategies; and deployment of district energy systems serving cities, communities and campuses.

Enwave is an IDEA member and owns and operates 12 district energy systems in the U.S. and Canada: Chicago; Houston; Las Vegas (2); Los Angeles; New Orleans; Portland, Ore.; Seattle; Toronto, London and Windsor, Ont.; and Charlottetown, PEI. During IDEA’s 2018 conference, Enwave’s Toronto and Chicago systems received District Energy Space awards for adding and retaining the most square footage and number of customers for 2017.

The International District Energy Association (IDEA) fosters the success of members as leaders in providing reliable, economical, efficient, and environmentally sound district heating, district cooling, and combined heat and power. IDEA represents more than 2,200 members from 26+ countries around the world. Members own, operate or provide technology and services to district energy systems that supply steam, hot water, chilled water and energy services to multiple buildings in cities, communities, campuses, airports, military bases, industry and healthcare facilities.


Nicole Pette