Vancouver is home to a number of established neighbourhood energy systems. Review a map of these systems PDF file (138 KB).
For developments located in the False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility (NEU) Service area (Southeast and Northeast False Creek, False Creek Flats, and parts of Mount Pleasant), connection is required as per Energy Utility System By-law 9552 PDF file (318 KB).
Refer to the NEU webpage for connection details and process requirements.
Low-carbon energy requirements for neighbourhood energy systems
The Low-Carbon Energy Systems Policy PDF file (120 KB) (approved by Council in 2017) outlines the various types of low-carbon neighbourhood energy systems recognized by the City and our associated requirements.
Buildings connected to City-recognized low-carbon energy systems are subject to energy performance limits under the Zero Emissions Building Plan.