Modernization of the National Capital Region’s District Energy System

As part of Innovate Energy, a private-partner consortium, WSP is designing, building and converting the existing high-temperature steam system powering Canada’s National Capital Region to a more energy-efficient, low-temperature hot water system to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Buildings that will be improved
80 80
Reduction of GHGs
63% 63%

Improve the Government of Canada’s environmental performance.


Reduce the costs of heating and cooling operations for the Government of Canada compared to the current systems.



Increase safety and reliability of heating and cooling operations.


Growth of the modernized NCR district energy system so the community can benefit from economies of scale for greater technical, environmental, and economic outcomes.