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Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency in Ontario - Zoom Webinar

The FES Sustainable Energy Initiative Presents: Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency in Ontario Monday April 20th 3-5PM Via Zoom Webinar Estimates of the technologically and economically achievable potential for energy efficiency improvements in Canada are significant, offering the potential to make significant contributions to meeting Canada’s GHG emission targets. Despite their benefits, energy efficiency […]

Unpacking the Climate Potential of Energy Efficiency: Effective and Resilient Governance for Energy Efficiency in Low-Carbon Sustainable Energy Transitions

Unpacking the Climate Potential of Energy Efficiency: Effective and Resilient Governance for Energy Efficiency in Low-Carbon Sustainable Energy Transitions By Mark Winfield, Peter Love, James Gaede, and Scott Harbinson. Drawing on a comparative analysis of approaches to energy efficiency program administration in five provinces and three US states, this paper presents a set of five […]

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 […]