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Public Seminar: Exploring Climate and Transport Policy Linkages Between Canada, California & Northeastern U.S. States

Date and Location: Helliwell Centre, Osgoode Hall Law School York University Wednesday, November 6, 1:30pm – 3pm AN OPPORTUNITY TO INTEGRATE THE TRANSPORT SECTOR MORE FULLY INTO CLIMATE ACTION The Joint Clean Climate Transport Research Partnership (JCCTRP) is a new interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research partnership focusing on issues related to transport and climate policy in […]

Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Energy Storage in Capacity Markets: Experience from the US and Implications for Ontario's Incremental Capacity Auction

Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Energy Storage in Capacity Markets: Experience from the US and Implications for Ontario's Incremental Capacity Auction A Capacity Market (CM) is a market that procures electricity generation capacity through a competitive bidding process. They initially arose as a solution to reliability and revenue sufficiency concerns in the late 1990's in […]

The Intersection of the Environment and Niche Technology: A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis of the Integration of Energy Storage Technologies in North America

The Intersection of the Environment and Niche Technology: A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis of the Integration of Energy Storage Technologies in North America The purpose of this paper is to identify regulatory and market barriers to energy storage as a model for the adoption of future sustainable energy technologies in Ontario. This paper examines current barriers and […]

The Federal Environmental and Regulatory Review Process: A Panel Discussion on Legislative Reform

The Sustainable Energy Initiative & MES/JD Program Presents - The Federal Environmental and Regulatory Review Process: A Panel Discussion on Legislative Reform. Panelists include: Emma Lui: Council of Canadians, Rick Lindgren: Canadian Environmental Law Association, Anna Johnston: West Coast Environmental Law, Erin Flanagan: Pembina Institute, Martin Olszynksi: University of Calgary, Faculty of Law The event […]

Our Changing Energy Landscape: Business as Unusual

The global energy landscape is rapidly evolving in response to changing customer demands and an increasing focus on affordability, efficiency, reliability and sustainability. The evolving energy landscape will require utilities to become increasingly more agile and adaptable to develop integrated energy solutions that address the needs of the modern energy consumer.  Neetika Sathe, VP Corporate […]

Future Oxford Presents Craig Morris - Energiewende: The German Energy Transition

Future Oxford is excited to be hosting Craig Morris to present Energiewende, the German Energy Transition. In partnership with Smart Energy Oxford, York University, and Oxford County, we are excited to have Craig join us and discuss the parallels between Oxford County's commitment to 100% Renewable Energy and Germany's Energy Transition. Born in the United […]

Toronto Workshop on Federal Environmental Assessment Reform Process

Join York University Professor and SEI Co-Chair Mark Winfield and West Coast Environmental Law Staff Council, Anna Johnston this Tuesday, November 2nd to share your vision on environmental laws that work for communities, the environment and the future.  Be part of building a visionary new environmental assessment law for Canada.  The workshop will take place […]