New report looks at renewable energy investments in Ontario’s affordable housing sector

We are pleased to share with you a new research paper written by the Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC) in partnership with Evergreen–Review of Renewable Energy Investments in Social and Affordable Housing. CEKAP-affiliated grad students from York U and the University of Guelph participated in the research. This research evaluates the Renewable Energy Initiative (REI), a federal-provincial economic stimulus program that supported the installation of renewable energy (RE) systems within Ontario’s social and affordable housing sector between 2010 and 2011. Read more

Date Published: August 15, 2017
Written by: Ian McVey and Abhi
Category: Uncategorised

 

The case for community energy planning

The CEKAP research team is interested in identifying and overcoming the barriers to the implementation of community energy plans. Why are we focusing on community-level energy planning?  And how might we envision the role of our municipal partners in the planning and implementation process?

Date Published: November 12, 2016
Written by: Kirby Calvert and Ian McVey
Category: Blog