Presentation on theme: "Renewable Energy Workshop The Innovation Game GIS Mapping for Renewable Energy Options."— Presentation transcript:
Renewable Energy Workshop The Innovation Game GIS Mapping for Renewable Energy Options
Geographic Information Systems A EDS Systemhouse – Innovation Centre Parntership Using data as a tool to map investment and development options in SSM SSM, and other communities, have implemented use of unique, GIS-based software to develop a comprehensive inventory of their infrastructure: utilities, buildings, streets, businesses, etc. Simply, it has a handle on its infrastructure system and is now positioned to plan efficient, effective and innovative use of renewable energy options.
Using GIS Its all About Data Layering Like: – City Infra-structure – Forest Plant Resources – Soil Type & Structure – Demographics – Bodies (MRI) – Etc.
Site Planning – The Site
Site Planning - Electric
Site Planning – Fiber Optics
Site Planning - Sewer
Site Planning - Water
Site Planning - Zoning
City Planning Females x Child Care x Call Centre
Attracting the Energy Sector The SSMIC used its technology to help identify and select specific sites for Wind and Solar
Attracting the Energy Sector Prince Wind Farm POD Solar Project
A Systems Approach Integrating Options Sault Ste. Marie is in an excellent position to design and develop an energy strategy using: – finite, – renewable and/or – recyclable inputs to optimize benefits to individuals, small businesses and institutions. GIS mapping technology enables creation of an integrated framework that helps optimize project return on investment using the full array of energy options.
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