News and Milestones

Project and construction updates, news, and milestones for the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility will be posted here.

For media inquiries, please contact us at publicrelations@corix.com.  


  • Current Project Timeline as of March 20, 2018

    by Lauren Ober | Mar 20, 2018

    Current project timeline for the Burnaby Mountain DEU — Biomass Expansion Project as of March 20, 2018. Dates will be updated regularly as construction permits and approvals are granted by the City of Burnaby.

    March 15 - 23, 2018: Tree Clearing

    2018 Q2: Clearing, Grubbing, Grading, service connections

    2018 Q3: Foundations, Start distribution system expansion

    2018 Q4: Start process equipment arrival and installation

    2019 Q1: Start construction of building

    2019 Q4: Estimated project completion and commissioning

  • Tree Removal to Start March 15, 2018

    by Lauren Ober | Mar 14, 2018

    Tree clearing and removal will begin on the Burnaby Mountain DEU — Biomass Expansion Project site on March 15, 2018 and will continue through March 23, 2018.

  • Stakeholder Consultation — March 14, 2018

    by Lauren Ober | Mar 12, 2018

    Corix and Simon Fraser University Facility Services information session to discuss future activities and the current project schedule.

    Biomass Building Information Session

    Morning Session
    9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Halpern Centre 114
    Afternoon Session
    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Halpern Centre 114  
  • Preliminary Plan Approval application submitted to City of Burnaby

    by Lauren Ober | Mar 07, 2018

    On March 7, 2018, the Preliminary Plan Approval (PPA) application for the Burnaby Mountain DEU — Biomass Expansion Project was submitted to the City of Burnaby for approval.

  • BCUC Approval and Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity

    by Lauren Ober | Sep 15, 2017

    On September 15, 2017, by Order C-5-17:

    1. Pursuant to sections 45 and 46 of the UCA, a CPCN is granted to Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc. authorizing the construction and operation of a biomass central energy plant and the associated facilities.

    2. Pursuant to sections 60 and 61 of the UCA, the Commission orders that the amended and restated Thermal Energy Services Agreement as of January 27, 2017, including Schedule 1 and Schedule 2, is approved subject to the amendment of Schedule 1 in order to reflect the revised deferral account wording within 60 days of the Order.

    Please see the BCUC website for all documents pertaining to the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility.