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East-West Ring of Fire Road Coalition on their way to Ottawa to advance their case for Environmental Assessment designation

Published Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:22:54 EST Read More

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Debates Commission Forces 117 Community Debates to Move

Published Fri, 9 Aug 2019 07:15:52 EST Read More

Debates on the Environment will now take place on October 3 TORONTO, August 9, 2019 - “100 Debates on the Environment,” an unprecedented initiative to provide voters with an opportunity to engage their candidates on the environment, has been forced by the actions of the National Leaders’ Debates Commission to switch the date of 117 community all-candidates debates across eve...... Click here to read this release



La Commission aux débats des chefs compromet la réalisation de plus de 100 débats sur l'environnement déjà confirmés à pareille date 100debates.ca

Published Thu, 1 Aug 2019 17:09:36 EST Read More

Toronto, le 1er août 2019 - Aujourd’hui, le CPPEnvironnement et Équiterre expriment leur profonde déception à la suite de l’annonce de la Commission aux débats des chefs. Cette dernière a fait savoir que le débat national en anglais aura lieu le lundi 7 octobre 2019, soit le même jour où plus de 100 débats sur l'environnement sont déjÃ...... Click here to read this release



Federal Debates Commission threatens to Bigfoot  National Grassroots Debates Initiative 100debates.ca

Published Thu, 1 Aug 2019 13:45:12 EST Read More

*Commission’s proposed date is same day as confirmed  environmental debates in over 100 ridings nation-wide* Toronto, August 1, 2019 -- Today, GreenPAC and Équiterre expressed deep disappointment following the Leaders’ Debates Commission’s announcement that the national English-language debate is planned for Monday October 7, 2019, the same day more than 100 local debate...... Click here to read this release



100 Debates on the Environment will take place across Canada 2 weeks before the 2019 federal election - Save the Date: October 7, 2019

Published Wed, 5 Jun 2019 10:54:55 EST Read More

Toronto, June 5, 2019 -- Today, on UN World Environment Day, GreenPAC is providing a “Save the Date” notice to incumbent MPs and candidates, announcing that 100 non-partisan all-candidates debates on the environment will take place on the same night during the federal election campaign. The initiative will make October 7, 2019, the second-most important day in the campaign. “Debate...... Click here to read this release



IJC Commissioners to hold news conference at Toronto’s Harbour Front Square

Published Tue, 4 Jun 2019 12:50:18 EST Read More

The International Joint Commission (IJC) will hold a news conference at Harbour Front Square on June 5, 2019 after inspecting flood impacts on the Toronto Islands. The new Canadian and US Commissioners, who started on May 17 and May 20 respectively, are focusing...... Click here to read this release



Bill 108 Open Letter to Minister Steven Clark

Published Fri, 31 May 2019 13:07:54 EST Read More

BILL 108 OPEN LETTER 31 May 2019 Honorable Minister Steven Clark Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing 777 Bay Street, 17th Floor Toronto, ON M5G 2E5 Minister Clark, On behalf of the millions of Ontarians that we represent as municipal governments, housing advocates, and environmental leaders, we are writing to request that your government provide additional time to cons...... Click here to read this release



Ferrochrome refinery siting decision rekindles call for East-West access to the Ring of Fire

Published Mon, 13 May 2019 12:56:43 EST Read More

Sioux Lookout’s economic development connections with Finland and Sault Ste. Marie prove important (May 13, 2019) - This week, Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrance was quick to congratulate officials at NorOnt Resources and the Cit...... Click here to read this release



It’s Earth Day: 100 business leaders, scientists, academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists & environmental leaders from across Canada teamed up to send an urgent message to Canadians: Demand a thought out climate action plan from your politicians!

Published Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:56:25 EST Read More

Over 100 past recipients of Canada’s Clean50 Awards shared a message today in an open letter to all Canadians: - Climate change is real, and needs to be treated as the emergency it is, at every level of government - On a per-capita basis, Canadians are amongst the very worst GHG polluters in the world and worst in the G7. We cannot expect others to act when we do not. - Canadians need...... Click here to read this release



Updated events schedule for inaugural Toronto Blockchain Week, April 22-28

Published Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:40:43 EST Read More

What: The first ever Toronto Blockchain Week (TBW) will host thousands of developers, companies, researchers, professional advisors, and investors across 45 events. TBW celebrates Toronto’s global importance in the blockchain industry and is an opportunity to profile projects, demonstrate cutting-edge technology and the enormous depth of...... Click here to read this release



Ford government’s judicial challenge to Canada’s New Climate Change Control Act starts April 15 - remarkably broad support for federal law in pre-filed arguments

Published Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:13:07 EST Read More

By David Estrin and Isabel Dávila Pereira Canada has remarkably broad support from unlikely allies for its new law to fight climate change in the April 15 -18 Ontario Court of Appeal judicial challenge brought by the Ford government. Even major carbon emitters are joining with environmental groups to support the Federal law. Ontario’s original argument complained that the Federal...... Click here to read this release



Broad support for new Canada climate law in upcoming Ford judicial challenge

Published Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:47:09 EST Read More

By David Estrin and Isabel Dávila Pereira The Ontario Court of Appeal has scheduled four days, starting in mid-April, to address Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s constitutional challenge of Canada’s new Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA). The Act took effect April 1. It aims to ensure effective action is taken across Canada to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG...... Click here to read this release



Healthy Schools Day 2019 focuses on actions to protect children from health effects of diesel school bus emissions

Published Sun, 31 Mar 2019 14:51:55 EST Read More

When: Healthy Schools Day is April 4th. What: Healthy Schools Day is an annual nation-wide campaign that promotes action for healthier learning environments for kids. This year’s campaign asks ‘Does your school get an ‘A’ for action on diesel emissions and children’s health?’ and promotes 4 actions to reduce exposures and protect kids. More at: ...... Click here to read this release



La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario publie son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie

Published Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:45:12 EST Read More

Dianne Saxe, commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO), publiera son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie de 2019.  Ce rapport aborde notamment les sujets suivants :  - l’importance de l’économie d’énergie;  - les progrès par rapport aux cibles des programmes d’économie d’énergie;  - les occasions d’améliorer les programmes dâ€...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual energy conservation report

Published Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:39:40 EST Read More

Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), will release her 2019 Energy Conservation progress report.  This report includes information about:  - the importance of energy conservation  - progress on conservation program targets  - opportunities to improve conservation programs and  - reducing fossil fuels in home heating and transportation.  When: Wednesday, M...... Click here to read this release



New Coalition says East-West route to Ring of Fire needed now

Published Tue, 5 Mar 2019 11:39:30 EST Read More

(Toronto, March 5, 2019) - The East-West Ring of Fire Road Coalition (EWRFC) is a new organization at the world’s largest mining conference, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference (#PDAC2019) advocating for an “East - West road” to access the Ring of F...... Click here to read this release



25e anniversaire de la Charte des droits environnementaux de l’Ontario

Published Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:40:28 EST Read More

Nous célébrons aujourd’hui le 25e anniversaire de la Charte des droits environnementaux (CDE) de l’Ontario. Cette loi, unique au Canada, donne aux Ontariens le droit de participer aux décisions importantes du gouvernement provincial sur le plan environnemental. Ses outils facilitent l’accès pour le public à des renseignements sur les nouvelles lois et autres propositions qui ont ...... Click here to read this release



Celebrating 25 years of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights

Published Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:37:48 EST Read More

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR). This law, unique in Canada, gives Ontarians the right to participate in environmentally significant decisions of the provincial government. Its tools provide the public with easier access to information about new laws and other proposals that affect...... Click here to read this release



The 25th Anniversary of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights - Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:35:36 EST Read More

The Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) is 25 years old on February 15, 2019. This law, unique in Canada, gives Ontarians the right to participate in environmentally significant decisions. Better environmental outcomes result when Ontarians know and use their environmental rights. Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontar...... Click here to read this release



Crisis of Confidence in Canada’s Pesticide Police

Published Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:23:04 EST Read More

Need for urgent action by Minster of Health is key message to Parliamentarians (Ottawa) January 30, 2019 - Today, a team of environmental, health and legal experts are on Parliament Hill briefing Canadian Parliamentarians on why Canada needs an...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Pesticide Regulators refuse calls for glyphosate pesticide review

Published Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:37:42 EST Read More

Briefing by leading US lawyers who won $289M Monsanto Roundup verdict on what Canadians need to know about glyphosate and Roundup to protect themselves Ottawa Media Conference Time: 10 am Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Location: 135B West Block, Parliament Hill Presenters: Beatrice Olivastri, CEO, Friends of Earth Canada (Ottawa) Meg Sears,...... Click here to read this release



Open for Exploitation

Published Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:24:49 EST Read More

By: Derek Connolly (President, North Durham Nature), Lois Gillette (President, Durham Region Field Naturalists), Steve LaForest (President, Pickering Naturalists) and Caroline Schultz (Executive Director, Ontario Nature) Residents of Durham Region and Ajax and the rest o...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual environment report

Published Thu, 8 Nov 2018 13:51:29 EST Read More

Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her annual environmental protection report. This report includes: • Water pollution and drinking water • Wildlife disease and monitoring • The loss of forests and wetlands in southern Ontario • Ministry report cards on compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10:00 ...... Click here to read this release



L’Ontario doit se doter d’une nouvelle loi rigoureuse sur le climat

Published Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:02:19 EST Read More

 Le programme de plafonnement et d’échange a financé des solutions judicieuses qui visaient à freiner les émissions de gaz à effet de serre et à réduire les factures d’énergie. TORONTO, le 25 septembre 2018. - L’Ontario doit adopter une loi sur le climat qui permettra de diminuer les émissions et de financer des solutions judicieuses, affirme la Commissaire à l’...... Click here to read this release



Ontario needs a strong replacement for climate change law

Published Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:59:44 EST Read More

Cap and trade funded sensible solutions to curb greenhouse gases and lower energy bills  September 25, 2018 TORONTO - Ontario must have a climate change law that drives down emissions while funding sensible solutions, says a new report from Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. Climate Action in Ont...... Click here to read this release



Wood Stove Changeout information website launched

Published Wed, 2 May 2018 13:34:27 EST Read More

(Toronto, May 2, 2018) - ECO Strategy (Environmental Communication Options) today launched a new website modernwoodheatchangeout.ca to provide organizations, individuals and government agencies with information on wood stove changeout programs. ECO Strategy’s President, Don Huff has long been an advocate of wood stove changeouts. Wood ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s energy plan falls short

Published Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:57:34 EST Read More

Plan doesn’t provide the path from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy sources  TORONTO April 10, 2018 - The Ontario government’s Long-Term Energy Plan ignores its own climate law, says Making Connections: Straight Talk about Electricity in Ontario, a new report from Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s Environmental ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release energy conservation report

Published Thu, 5 Apr 2018 12:36:32 EST Read More

Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), will release Volume One of her annual energy conservation progress report. This report includes information about: • electricity prices in Ontario • demand for electricity, the surplus and what we do with it • electricity market changes, and impacts on costs and greenhouse gas emissions • sources of electricity, and impacts o...... Click here to read this release



Report: Focus on water tech for reliable, cost effective GHG reductions

Published Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:15:06 EST Read More

Vancouver, BC (March 14, 2018) - Released today at GLOBE Forum 2018, WaterTAP’s newest report Water: The next frontier on the path to a low carbon economy assert...... Click here to read this release



Release of new report highlights water tech’s contribution to reliable, cost-effective GHG reductions

Published Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:15:14 EST Read More

What: WaterTAP, at GLOBE Forum 2018 in Vancouver, will release its new report, Water: The next frontier on the path to a low carbon economy, detailing untapped potential of clean water technology to reduce carbon emissions while returning a profit. When: Wednesday, March 14th 11:45am - 12:15pm PT Where: Ontario Pavilion, Expo Floor, Vancouver Convention Centre, Ea...... Click here to read this release



HPBA Canada welcomes Adam de Caire as Director of Public Affairs

Published Mon, 5 Mar 2018 11:42:56 EST Read More

Port Sydney, Ontario (March 5, 2018) - HPBA Canada is pleased to welcome Adam De Caire, who joins the staff team as Director of Public Affairs.   In this capacity, Adam will have a focus on supporting the government relations and communications priorities of HPBA Canada.   Adam is an experienced public sector leader with a strong background in public policy leadership, government and ...... Click here to read this release



Initial success with carbon pollution pricing in Ontario

Published Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:34:39 EST Read More

Much work needed to meet climate change targets January 30, 2018, TORONTO - The province’s first year of cap and trade went well says a new report from Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. The cap and trade system provides a clear carbon price framework and decreasing caps on allowable levels of carbon pollution that will help achieve Ontario’s ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual greenhouse gas progress report

Published Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:46:19 EST Read More

Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her 2017 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report. The report includes reviews of: • Ontario’s first year of cap and trade carbon pricing; • Government spending of cap and trade revenue; • Climate Change Action Plan policies and programs; • Ontario’s 2017 cap and trade link with California and Quebec; and • Ontario’s fa...... Click here to read this release



Groups urge PM to stop coal bid by CPP!

Published Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:15:33 EST Read More

Canada’s climate leadership claim undermined by coal bid by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board November 2, 2017 (Ottawa, Canada) - More than 20 Canadian and international organizations are concerned that the actions of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are undermining Canada’s leadership for a global phase-out of coal-fired electricity. ...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l’Ontario doit s’attaquer à la pollution que les communautés autochtones subissent

Published Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:04:46 EST Read More

La commissaire à l’environnement demande également à la province de mieux protéger les espèces menacées et de lutter contre les algues dans les lacs de l’Ontario Toronto, le 24 octobre 2017. ― La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO), Dianne Saxe, a sommé aujourd’hui le gouvernement provincial d’intégrer la justice environnementale dans ses effort...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government must tackle pollution affecting Indigenous communities

Published Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:27:09 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner also calls on the province to better protect threatened species and fight algae in Ontario’s lakes Toronto, October 24, 2017 - The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dianne Saxe, today called on the provincial government to make environmental justice part of its reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. From species at risk, to algae, to enviro...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual environment report

Published Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:24:28 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her annual environmental protection report. The report includes: •Indigenous communities and pollution •Species at risk •Updated approaches to environmental approvals •Algae in lakes •Aggregates •Protected areas and parks •Ministry report cards on com...... Click here to read this release



Waste Reduction Week in Canada Celebrates Achievement and Encourages Improvement

Published Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:58:50 EST Read More

Toronto, Oct. 16, 2017: For 16 years Waste Reduction Week in Canada has been highlighted in calendars to remind and encourage everyone on the importance of reducing waste. Canadians are proud of their environm...... Click here to read this release



Top 10 Take-Action Tips for Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Published Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:56:18 EST Read More

Toronto Oct. 5, 2017: Canadians generate a lot of waste. On average, every Canadian will generate 720 kg (1,587 lbs.) of waste that goes to landfill, which is equal weight to a full grown female giraffe. In the spirit of Waste Reduction Week in Ca...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open 2017 launch announces record number of green energy venues available to visit for free this weekend in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia

Published Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:36:53 EST Read More

Toronto, Sept. 22, 2017 - Today, the Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (GEDO 2017) launch event took place at the Steam Whistle Brewery (SWB) in Toronto. The annual event is put on by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). This year, GEDO will showcase more than 150 tours events at more than 90 locations in Ontario - including 16 in Ottawa, and 55 ...... Click here to read this release



Top Sustainability Leaders Across Canada Honoured at Clean50 Summit 7.0

Published Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:02:52 EST Read More

Toronto, September 20, 2017 - The release of the 2018 “Canada’s Clean50” list celebrates the accomplishments of 50 sustainability leaders in 16 widely different categories. The Lifetime Achievement honouree list is led by a posthumous award for Sharkwater film maker Rob Stewart. Others include, Federal Environment & Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Dep...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open 2017 launch event and Steam Whistle Brewery green tour

Published Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:42:13 EST Read More

Where: Steam Whistle Brewery (NW entrance) - 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto When: Media Conference - Friday, September 22 - 11:30am, Brewery Tours - 1pm What: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (GEDO) official launch event of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) annual province wide susta...... Click here to read this release



Note to Editor: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 - Ontario Local Events Locator

Published Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:11:59 EST Read More

What: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 in Ontario communities between September 22-24, is a celebration of green technology, energy conservation initiatives and renewable energy. The Ottawa region GEDO 2017 takes place from September 30 to October 1. GEDO 17 is also occurring in BC and Alberta, September 22-24. In 2016, 10,000+ people visited the 200+ GEDO all F...... Click here to read this release



Polaron solar technology showcase: Part of Ontario-wide Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (#GEDO2017)

Published Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:42 EST Read More

WHAT: Polaron solar photovoltaic product showcase •Speakers on solar technology and the benefits of residential rooftop installation •Chance to win 1 of 10 Ecobee3 Smart Thermostats + more prizes •Customer Appreciation BBQ WHO: Solar Experts, Community Leaders, Polaron Customers WHEN: Sunday September 24, 2017 11am-3pm • Customer appreciation BBQ 11am • So...... Click here to read this release



Energy Storage in Canada Conference Program Focused on Market Opportunity and Energy Transition: September 19-20, 2017

Published Thu, 7 Sep 2017 12:25:33 EST Read More

Toronto, September 7, 2017 - Energy Storage in Canada today released the final Connecting to Now conference program to be held in Toronto on September 19-20. With a focus on energy storage market opportunities in Canada and globally, it is a key event for individuals seeking to shape and influence the energy storage supply chain domestically or internationally as entrepreneurs, investors, ...... Click here to read this release



SOLAR BROKERS CANADA ET LOWE’S CANADA ANNONCENT UN PARTENARIAT STRATÉGIQUE

Published Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:33:47 EST Read More

Toronto (Ontario) et Boucherville (Québec), le 14 août 2017 - Solar Brokers Canada, l’un des plus grands fournisseurs résidentiels d’énergie solaire au Canada, sa société affiliée Green Lion Eco Group, une firme de génie et de gestion de projets solaires, ainsi que Lowe’s Canada, un chef de file de la rénovation domiciliaire exploitant plus de 600 magasins au Canada sous diff...... Click here to read this release



SOLAR BROKERS CANADA AND LOWE’S CANADA ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Published Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:23:38 EST Read More

TORONTO (ON) and BOUCHERVILLE (QC), August 14, 2017 - Solar Brokers Canada, one of the largest residential solar providers in Canada, its affiliate Green Lion Eco Group, a solar engineering and project management company, and Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, today announced the creation of Lowe’s Solar, a...... Click here to read this release



Energy conservation: a wise investment in Ontario’s future

Published Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:23:14 EST Read More

Increased conservation of fossil fuels needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Toronto, August 11, 2017 - A new report by Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), shows that energy conservation continues to be a wise investment in Ontario's future. Every Joule Counts, Volume Two of the E...... Click here to read this release



Hold the Date: September 22-24th for Green Energy Doors Open GEDO17 at a location near you

Published Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:04:25 EST Read More

Curious about green energy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the green energy future of Ontario, that is already in place near you right now! For the closest location go to the GEDO17 website map - https://www.greenenergydoorsopen.ca Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) is a showcase of sustainable energy projects and success stories from aro...... Click here to read this release



L’Ontario a devant elle une occasion qui ne se présente qu’une fois par génération de réduire l’empreinte énergétique et environnementale de ses réseaux municipaux d’eau et d’eaux usées

Published Tue, 30 May 2017 12:38:31 EST Read More

La consommation d’énergie des réseaux d’eau et d’eaux usées représente près de 40 % de la facture énergétique déclarée par les municipalités de la province Toronto, le 30 mai 2017 - En Ontario, les réseaux d’eau et d’eaux usées ont une consommation énergétique inutilement élevée. Heureusement, une formidable occasion se présente maintenant pour réduire ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario has once-in-a-generation opportunity to reduce the energy and climate footprint of municipal water use

Published Tue, 30 May 2017 12:34:26 EST Read More

Water and wastewater systems account for almost 40% of reported municipal energy use in the province Toronto, May 30, 2017 - Ontario’s municipal water and wastewater systems use unnecessarily large amounts of energy. Thankfully, there is a huge opportunity to reduce the energy and greenhouse gas footprint of delivering these services to residents. That was the message delivered ...... Click here to read this release



La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario examine le lien entre l’énergie et l’eau dans son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie

Published Thu, 25 May 2017 09:04:55 EST Read More

Avis aux médias La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario examine le lien entre l’énergie et l’eau dans son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, Dianne Saxe, est sur le point de publier le volume un de son rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie. Le rapp...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume 1 of annual Energy Conservation Progress Report Tuesday May 30 - Media accreditation available

Published Thu, 25 May 2017 08:57:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario examines connection between energy and water in annual energy conservation progress report Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, will release volume one of her annual energy conservation progress report. The report reviews the major energy, climate, environmental and financial impacts of Ontari...... Click here to read this release



Former Mississauga Mayor, Hazel McCallion, joins GreenSaver Board

Published Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:21:06 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE April 25th, 2017 Hazel McCallion putting her energy into saving energy: Former Mayor of Mississauga joins GreenSaver Board (Toronto, April 25th, 2017) Hazel McCallion, the long serving former Mayor of Mississauga continues to make her mark. Her most recent effort is to advocate for energy conservation and related programs for familie...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, Reach Home Labelling Milestone

Published Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:50:33 EST Read More

EnerQuality, ENERGY STAR, Reach Home Labelling Milestone For immediate release (Toronto) EnerQuality - the #1 certifier of energy efficient homes in Canada - has hit a milestone: labelling its 75,000th ENERGY STAR® home. Since the modest start of just 96 homes in 2006, the first year of labelling ENERGY STAR for New Homes, EnerQuality now labels more than 6...... Click here to read this release



GreenPAC endorses British Columbia environmental champions for the provincial election

Published Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:10:05 EST Read More

March 16, 2017 GreenPAC endorses B.C. environmental champions for the provincial election Candidates endorsed from three major parties VANCOUVER - GreenPAC, Canada’s non-partisan organization committed to building environmental leadership in politics, has endorsed six candidates with strong environmental track records in British Columbia’s 2017 provincial ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario at McMaster on Tuesday March 21st to deliver Spring 2017 Public Lecture

Published Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:13:18 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario at McMaster to deliver Spring 2017 Public Lecture Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will be speaking at McMaster Centre for Climate Change’s Spring 2017 Public Lecture about climate change in Ontario ̶ the critical thresholds that have been exceeded, the province’s current greenhouse gas (GH...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Geothermal Advancement Highlighted at the OGA Annual Conference

Published Thu, 2 Mar 2017 09:12:23 EST Read More

Ontario Geothermal Advancement Highlighted at the OGA Annual Conference On February 21-22, the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) hosted their 7th annual OGA Conference - Spotlighting Geothermal Energy - which welcomed local and international leaders in the geothermal industry. The first day of the conference began with a welcome address from Jim Bolger, OGA Presiden...... Click here to read this release



EQ Awards Handed Out to Ontario Best Green Builders

Published Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:03:58 EST Read More

Media Release EQ Awards Handed Out to Ontario Best Green Builders (TORONTO, ON. Feb 23, 2017) Today, an extensive series of high quality presentations about sustainability in the housing industry took place at the EnerQuality (EQ) Housing Innovation Forum. This was followed by an evening of celebration as the EQ Awards Gala took centre stage at Universal EventS...... Click here to read this release



Why you should be at the OGA Conference February 21-22, 2017

Published Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:42:38 EST Read More

Why YOU need to be at OGA Conference February 21-22, 2017: Spotlighting Geothermal Energy Where: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, and Ontario. On Febru...... Click here to read this release



Nominee list for 2017 EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards

Published Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:02:33 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Nominee list for 2017 EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards Media credentials available What: EnerQuality Innovation Forum and Awards on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Vaughn, Ontario Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality ...... Click here to read this release



Will Geothermal Heating Replace Natural Gas in Your Ontario Home?

Published Tue, 7 Feb 2017 13:01:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory and Call for Media Credentials Will Geothermal Heating Replace Natural Gas in Your Ontario Home? Low carbon emission heating in a warming climate is focus of Ontario Geothermal Association conference Feb. 21-22, 2017 in Mississauga What: The Ontario Geothermal Association welcomes industry leaders from across North America and Europe to t...... Click here to read this release



2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Award Winners

Published Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:34:08 EST Read More

Media Release 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Award Winners (TORONTO, ON February 2, 2017) The 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala & Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario's sustainable energy sector....... Click here to read this release



Minister Glen Murray to Address Powering Prosperity Awards - OSEA February 2nd 2017

Published Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:31:09 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Minister Glen Murray to Address Powering Prosperity Awards- Ontario Sustainable Energy Association February 2nd 2017 What: Minister of Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray will speak at the Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations (annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony. Other sp...... Click here to read this release



Powering Prosperity Media Advisory and Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:35:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory & Interview Opportunity Chair of World Renewable Energy Council to speak on Ontario’s Renewable Energy Future from a Global Perspective at Powering Prosperity Awards dinner in North York, February 2nd 2017 What: Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony and Keynote Speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Chair of the W...... Click here to read this release



Hold the Date: Attention Event Calendar Editors

Published Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:20:57 EST Read More

Thursday, February 23, 2017 EQ Housing Innovation Forum and Awards Want to feel better informed and prepared for next year’s business challenges and have a good time - then the EnerQuality Housing Innovation Forum and Gala is where you need to be. EQ Housing Innovation Forum is a concentrated infusion of new thinking, new products and new techniques with the common benefits of adva...... Click here to read this release



Minto celebrates completion of Ontario’s first Net Zero Energy Townhomes

Published Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:39:20 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Location: Minto Net Zero Energy Townhomes, 186 Calvington Avenue, Kanata, ON When:Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10:30 am What:Minto Communities celebrates the completion of four Net Zero Energy (NZE) townhomes it has built in Kanata, Ontario. Media and guests are invited to tour the homes and learn about the various energy efficient features...... Click here to read this release



Focus on What Matters

Published Tue, 31 May 2016 10:05:01 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, 31 May 2016 - At Queen’s Park today, Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe, in her first report, Conservation: Let’s Get Serious, called for public bodies to be accountable for the energy they use. Right now, it’s hard for taxpayers to find out which public buildings are energy hogs. The Environmental Commissioner calls for this information to be easi...... Click here to read this release



Les constructeurs canadiens d'habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro reconnus pour leur contribution dans un project de démonstration révolutionnaire

Published Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:11:50 EST Read More

(Ottawa, le 10 mars 2016) Les constructeurs d'élite canadiens spécialisés en consommation énergétique nette zéro (CENZ) se sont réunis hier soir à Ottawa pour célébrer et accepter des prix pour leur contribution au plus grand projet canadien de démonstration d'habitations à CENZ en faisant progresser la science de la construction et en luttant contre le changement climatique à ...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Net-Zero Energy Home Builders Recognized for Contribution to Industry-Changing Demonstration Project

Published Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:34:42 EST Read More

(March 10, 2016, Ottawa, ON) Canada’s elite net-zero energy (NZE) home builders gathered last night in Ottawa to celebrate and accept awards for their contribution to the largest Canadian net-zero energy (NZE) housing demonstration project by advancing building science and responding to the global climate change challenge. A total of 26 homes were built in four provinces as part of the...... Click here to read this release



Leading Net Zero Energy homebuilders to be recognized by Natural Resources Canada and Owens Corning Canada

Published Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:46:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Leading Net Zero Energy homebuilders to be recognized by Natural Resources Canada and Owens Corning Canada When: Wednesday, 9 March 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier - The Drawing Room 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7 What: Owens Corning Canada hosts an awards ceremony to celebrate a major milestone in the Canad...... Click here to read this release



A professional home energy assessment can maximize investment in your winter renovation project and unlock hidden incentives

Published Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:31:46 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE A professional home energy assessment can maximize investment in your winter renovation project and unlock hidden incentives (December 10th, 2015, Toronto, ON) Home energy assessments are a useful and affordable tool to reduce your current energy bill. Informed consumers considering home renovations know that energy assessments are a...... Click here to read this release



Mattamy Homes completes Net Zero Energy home in Calgary

Published Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:25:42 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Home will be first in Calgary to receive government recognition of Net Zero Energy performance CALGARY - Nov. 25, 2015 - Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately owned homebuilder, is officially celebrating the completion of its first Net Zero Energy (NZE) home today in Calgary as part of a national project that will almost...... Click here to read this release



Mattamy Homes completes Net Zero Energy home in Calgary

Published Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:22:25 EST Read More

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** LOCATION: CALGARY, ALBERTA Cityscape welcomes Calgary’s first Net Zero Energy residence as part of national eco-friendly homebuilding project WHAT:Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately owned homebuilder, is celebrating the completion of the firs...... Click here to read this release



Nova Scotia builder unveils Net Zero Energy Ready home near Halifax

Published Mon, 2 Nov 2015 14:55:44 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Provident Development completes the first of five homes it will construct as part of a Canada-wide Net Zero Energy initiative (Bedford, NS, November 2, 2015) Today, Provident Development hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first of five homes built as part of a national project that will almost double the amount of Ne...... Click here to read this release



Provident Development completes its first Net Zero Energy Ready home near Halifax

Published Tue, 27 Oct 2015 09:39:58 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia The only East Coast homebuilder in national Net Zero Energy project, chooses Bedford, Nova Scotia as site for its five net zero energy ready homes When: Monday, November 2, 2015 2:00 p.m. What: Provident Development invites media to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the compl...... Click here to read this release



Minto unveils Net Zero Energy home offering in Kanata

Published Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:35:20 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Home buyers can now own one of the most energy efficient homes in Canada (October 8th, 2015, Ottawa, ON) Minto Communities Canada is proud to introduce its Net Zero Energy Ready (NZEr) home in Kanata’s Arcadia community. Now available for purchase as one of four newly designed show homes, Minto brings its NZEr offerin...... Click here to read this release



Minto celebrates the completion of its newest Net Zero Energy home near Ottawa

Published Fri, 2 Oct 2015 11:18:40 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Location: Kanata, Ontario When: Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:00 am What: Minto celebrates the completion of the first Net Zero Energy home it has built as part of a Canada-wide program. The Net Zero Energy home, the first of five to be built in Kanata’s Arcadia community, will produce as much energy as it consumes. Media and guests are in...... Click here to read this release



Guelph Net Zero Energy home first built in national demonstration project

Published Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:39:03 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario Reid’s Heritage Homes celebrates the first of 25 net zero energy homes to be built across Canada (September 11, 2015, Guelph, ON) Canada’s newest Net Zero Energy home has been built in Guelph. Constructed by Reid’s Heritage Homes, the house is the first completed as part of a...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes celebrates completion of inaugural Net Zero Energy home in national demonstration project

Published Thu, 3 Sep 2015 09:58:12 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario What: Reid’s Heritage Homes invites members of the media to Guelph for the inaugural ribbon cutting event for a national demonstration project that will almost double the amount of Net Zero Energy homes in Canada. The event will feature a tour of the recently completed house-...... Click here to read this release



Indian IT multinational Tech Mahindra and Ryerson University sign memorandum of understanding on microgrid solutions research

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:58:40 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, ON, August 19, 2015: Microgrids, disruptive technology and cutting edge research were the topics of conversation as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Ryerson University and India-based Tech Mahindra Ltd. (TechM), a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering. The agreement was made official at the university...... Click here to read this release



Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro Launching Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot

Published Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:32:06 EST Read More

Press Release August 18, 2015 - Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro announced today their collaborative partnership with Tech Mahindra Ltd. to build an Intelligent Electric Vehicle Charging System (IEVCS) designed to contribute toward Ontario’s clean energy future. “The potential load impact of electric vehicle charging on transformers is something that needs to be taken into consideration ...... Click here to read this release



Ryerson University, Tech Mahindra ink MoU for research in Microgrids

Published Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:11:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory Microgrid Facility Tour, Photo/Interview Opportunity WHEN Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. WHERE Ryerson Centre for Urban Energy Conference Room 147 Dalhousie St. Toronto, ON WHAT Tech Mahindra Ltd. (...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy, Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro and Tech Mahindra to announce clean energy initiative

Published Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:55:44 EST Read More

August 17, 2015 Media Advisory Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro and Tech Mahindra will host Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Energy to announce a clean energy initiative in the region. Where: Southbrook Vineyards 581 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake L0S 1J0 ...... Click here to read this release



Minister of the Environment and Climate Change in Oakville to celebrate facility’s recycling of 500,000 Ontario appliances

Published Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:27:55 EST Read More

Media Release Proper disposal of old fridges and freezers has climate change and energy saving benefits (Oakville, ON, July 31, 2015) Today, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, toured ARCA Canada to see firsthand how 500,000 fridges, freezers and other refrigerant-containing appliances have been safely decommissioned since 2...... Click here to read this release



Celebrating an Ontario climate change and energy saving success

Published Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:37:24 EST Read More

Media Advisory Plant Tour, Photo/Interview Opportunity Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to tour recycling facility in Oakville WHAT Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and industry representatives will tour ARCA Canada to mark the milestone of half a million appliances having been decommissioned at the f...... Click here to read this release



Minto to build five of the most energy efficient homes in Canada

Published Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:59:35 EST Read More

Kanata neighbourhood will feature Minto Communities’ latest Net Zero Energy homes (July 22, 2015, Ottawa, ON) Minto Communities is excited to announce the construction of five of the most energy efficient homes in Canada, now within reach for the average homebuyer. With support from Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative (ecoEII), Minto is...... Click here to read this release



Five insulation questions to ask your realtor when house-hunting

Published Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:48:57 EST Read More

Don’t let old, inefficient building envelopes affect your monthly heating and cooling bills (Ottawa, ON, July 21, 2015) Knowing about a home’s insulation is an important part of assessing how much energy your new purchase will consume, and should be considered before making such a big investment. While a first step is to examine the heating and cooling bills ove...... Click here to read this release



Confusion Slows Adaptation to Climate Change

Published Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:11:38 EST Read More

Toronto, July 14, 2015 - Ontario’s acting Environmental Commissioner said a lack of coordinated and easy-to-use projections for climate change is making it hard for government and business leaders to adapt to the new reality. Ellen Schwartzel said businesses, governments and individuals need accurate forecasts of the changing climate if they are to figure out how to adapt to the coming...... Click here to read this release



La confusion freine l’adaptation au changement climatique

Published Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:06:08 EST Read More

Toronto, le 14 juillet 2015 - La commissaire à l’environnement intérimaire de l’Ontario a dit que le manque de prévisions coordonnées et conviviales sur le changement climatique fait en sorte qu’il est difficile pour le gouvernement et les chefs d’entreprise de s’adapter à la nouvelle réalité. Mme Ellen Schwartzel a dit que les entreprises, les gouvernements et les perso...... Click here to read this release



Gap Looms in Ontario’s Fight Against Climate Change

Published Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:04:32 EST Read More

Toronto, July 7, 2015 - Ontario’s acting Environmental Commissioner Ellen Schwartzel offers some praise for the provincial government, but also a warning the government will find it difficult to meet its next target for combatting climate change. On the eve of the Climate Summit of the Americas, Schwartzel praises Ontario’s ambitious targets for reducing emissions, noting they are in...... Click here to read this release



Un écart menace la lutte au changement climatique en Ontario

Published Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:03:09 EST Read More

Toronto, le 7 juillet 2015 - La commissaire à l’environnement intérimaire, Ellen Schwartzel, fait l’éloge du gouvernement provincial, mais l’avertit par la même occasion qu’il lui sera difficile d’atteindre sa prochaine cible dans la lutte au changement climatique. À la veille du Sommet des Amériques sur le climat, Mme Schwartzel félicite l’Ontario d’avoir établi de...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:13:10 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the annual review of the government’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 2015: Feeling the Heat. The conference will also be broadc...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie un rapport sur les progrès des activités en Ontario pour réduire les émissions des gaz à effet de serre

Published Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:09:27 EST Read More

Avis aux médias QUAND : Le 7 juillet 2015 à 10 h. OÙ : Salle 148, Studio des médias de Queen's Park, Assemblée législative, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario. Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera La pression monte, l’édition 2015 de sa revue annuelle sur les progrès des activités en Ontario pour réduire les émissions des gaz à effet ...... Click here to read this release



Investing in Communities, Customers and the Environment: Rogers Corporate Responsibility Report 2014

Published Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:01:10 EST Read More

TORONTO (June 26, 2015) From reducing paper use in its offices to investing in Canada’s youth, Rogers continues its efforts to make a difference from coast to coast as revealed in its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report (CSR). This year’s 2014 CSR report is divided into six subject areas (Good Governance, Customer Experience, Employee Experience, Environmental Responsibili...... Click here to read this release



Investir dans les collectivités, les clients et l’environnement : Rapport 2014 sur la responsabilité sociale d’entreprise de Rogers

Published Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:00:13 EST Read More

TORONTO, le 26 juin 2015 - De la diminution de l’utilisation du papier dans ses bureaux à l’investissement en faveur des jeunes du Canada, Rogers poursuit ses efforts pour faire sa marque d’un océan à l’autre, comme le révèle son rapport annuel sur la responsabilité sociale d’entreprise (RSE). Le rapport de 2014 s’articule autour de six sujets : Bonne gouvernance, ExpÃ...... Click here to read this release



A Quebec first in Laval

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:42:22 EST Read More

Media Release Construction Voyer building six net zero energy homes as part of Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative’s national Net Zero Energy project (June 22, 2015, Laval, QC) Lucky homeowners in Laval will soon be moving into new net zero energy homes. Today, Construction Voyer broke ground on six condos as part of a nat...... Click here to read this release



Une première québécoise à Laval

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:21:58 EST Read More

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Construction Voyer bâti six habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro dans le cadre de l'Initiative écoÉNERGIE sur l'innovation de Ressources naturelles Canada pour le projet national de consommation énergétique nette zéro Laval, QC, le 22 juin 2015. - De chanceux propriétaires lavallois aménageront bientôt dans leurs no...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer innove à Laval dans le cadre du projet de démonstration national de consommation énergétique nette zéro

Published Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:37:36 EST Read More

AVIS AUX MÉDIAS Pour publication : IMMÉDIATE Lieu : Laval, Québec Quoi? Construction Voyer invite les membres des médias à un événement novateur à Laval dans le cadre d’un projet de démonstration national qui doublera presque le nombre d'habitations à consommation énergétique nette zéro au Canada. L'objectif est de démontrer que les habitations Ã...... Click here to read this release



Construction Voyer to break ground in Laval as part of Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative Net Zero Energy demonstration project

Published Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:29:50 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Laval, Québec What: Construction Voyer invites the media to its groundbreaking event in Laval as part of a national demonstration project that will almost double the amount of Net Zero Energy homes in Canada. The intent is to demonstrate that Net Zero Energy homes can be built cost-effectively across Canada, o...... Click here to read this release



Satisfied Ontario power utilities choose GreenSaver to provide Energy Conservation programs for 2015-2020

Published Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:09:35 EST Read More

(June 16th 2015) As Ontario Local Distribution Companies (LDC) and electricity utilities consider their options for providing energy conservation demand management (CDM) programs, required under the new 2015-2020 provincial energy conservation framework, four utilities (E.L.K. Energy Inc., Hydro Hawkesbury Inc., Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc. and Hydro 2000 Inc.) have already selected...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Southwestern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:18:05 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:08:06 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Northern Ontario

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:59:26 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business across the GTA

Published Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:41:41 EST Read More

Save the earth - and the economy (April 21, 2015) This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31% jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 wi...... Click here to read this release



Premier Wynne's Cap-and-Trade carbon reduction plan lauded by GreenSaver

Published Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:15:45 EST Read More

(April 13, 2015, Toronto, ON) Vladan Veljovic, President and CEO of GreenSaver was quick to praise Premier Wynne and Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray on a new Ontario cap-and-trade plan for carbon emissions and wished them success at the climate change discussions in Quebec City. Mr. Veljovic citing his 20 years of experience in the energy and environmental sector...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Oil Heat Association urges home owners to monitor their heating system during extreme weather conditions and check for safety sake

Published Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:14:45 EST Read More

(Lindsey, ON, March 1, 2015) This year's winter storms have created conditions that could lead to loss of heat for your home. The Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is advising homeowners to check outdoor home oil heat tanks to prevent damage that could occur from snow and icicles accumulating on roofs and eavestroughs. Snow and ice falling from roofs can snap lines...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Oil Heat Association urges home owners to remember their heating system during extreme weather conditions and check for safety sake

Published Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:02:48 EST Read More

(Halifax, NS, February 26, 2015) This year's excessive winter storms have created potential hazards that could lead to loss of heat for your home. The Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is advising homeowners to check their outdoor home oil heat tanks to prevent damage that could occur from falling snow and icicles accumulating on roofs and eavestroughs. A build...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Oil Heat Association urges home owners to remember their heating system during extreme weather conditions and check for safety sake

Published Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:56:32 EST Read More

(Moncton, NB, February 26, 2015) This year's excessive winter storms have created potential hazards that could lead to loss of heat for your home. The New Brunswick Chapter of the Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is advising homeowners to check their outdoor home oil heat tanks to prevent damage that could occur from falling snow and icicles accumulating on roofs and eavestroughs. A bui...... Click here to read this release



Ontario winters test our furnaces, insulation and driving skills

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:04:42 EST Read More

Don’t let snow stop your furnace (Toronto, Feb 10, 2015) Ontario winters bring challenges to be overcome, none less welcome than a furnace that has stopped working on a cold night. Every winter after a large snowfall, people call GreenSaver seeking advice about new furnaces after theirs has quit. One of our first questions, especially when it involves a newer furn...... Click here to read this release



Let’s change time-of-use power prices and put smart meters to work

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:32:57 EST Read More

Note: The following op-ed piece is a response from the Environmental Commissioner’s discussion of on and off-peak electricity prices flowed from the release of the Energy Conservation Report. The Report was presented on January 13, 2015 in a press conference at Queen’s Park....... Click here to read this release



Three game-changing ideas for Canada in 2015: Restoring Confidence in Our Future

Published Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:30:45 EST Read More

Op-Ed January 15, 2015 Sometimes you have to stand back to see the big picture. After thirty years in the environmental movement in Canada, I am doing just that. I spent much of the past year researching a major report on Canada’s future, and my family and I are currently in Istanbul, four months into a year-long tour of the world. I’m standing back from the big pictu...... Click here to read this release



Des efforts supplémentaires sont nécessaires dans le cadre du programme Priorité à la conservation de l’énergie

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:10:12 EST Read More

Toronto, le 13 janvier 2015 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit attendre la suite des choses en ce qui concerne la philosophie Priorité à la conservation de l’énergie du gouvernement. Au moment de la publication de son Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2014, Planifier pour économiser, M. Gord Miller a félicité ...... Click here to read this release



Conservation First Needs More Work

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:08:37 EST Read More

Toronto, 13 Jan. 2015 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says he’s adopting a wait-and-see attitude towards the government’s Conservation First philosophy. In releasing his 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report “Planning to Conserve”, Gord Miller praised the shift to considering cost-effective conservation before building new generation or transmission faci...... Click here to read this release



Advisory - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:01:38 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2014 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. Topics covered in this year's Report include Review of Policy Developments 2013-2014 and updates on government target achievements. WHEN: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Buildin...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le rapport sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie

Published Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:00:37 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2014, lequel passe en revue les avancées politiques réalisées en 2013-2014 et met à jour les progrès accomplis par rapport aux cibles du gouvernement. QUAND : le mardi 13 janvier 2015 à 10 h OÙ : Studio des...... Click here to read this release



A new universal icon for sustainability now available

Published Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:49 EST Read More

The Gift of an Icon ‘Tis the season for giving, and Canada Conserves has made a new and simple icon available to the world as a universal symbol of the shift to a sustainable path: the green arrow. “We need a single and readily identifiable image,” sa...... Click here to read this release



Last minute reflections on how being a conscious consumer makes for a great holiday season and a better New Year

Published Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:06:04 EST Read More

Prepared for submission free for your publication to use with proper credit By Don Huff, Founder of Environmental Communication Options A green Christmas can be as easy or a difficult as you are willing to make it. Personally, I am in favour of things that make a busy and complicated time of the year, simpler. Some of my green Christmas conscious consumer thoughts, include:...... Click here to read this release



Canada must learn to live better with less

Published Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:20:28 EST Read More

Report challenges Canada’s leaders to focus on solutions people want For immediate release: November 28, 2014 Canada is poorly equipped to deal with the inevitable environmental and economic challenges that lie ahead, says “The Next Wave”, a report on the future of the environmental and sustainability movements in Canada. The report summarizes the downward envi...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Ontario

Published Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:23:18 EST Read More

(October 30, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, Ontario’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of B.C.

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:53:41 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over a quarter million homeowners in British Columbia get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, B.C.’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is pr...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Yukon

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:48:32 EST Read More

Yukon residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-quarter of Yukon homeowners get their space heating from wood stoves. For many, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system o...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Northwest Territories

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:43:03 EST Read More

Northwest Territory residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Northwest Territories homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For over fifteen percent of homes, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary purposes. Wis...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Manitoba

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:36:53 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Manitoba homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For some, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary purposes. Wisely managed, Manitoba’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petr...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Nova Scotia

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:05:44 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Nova Scotia homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Nova Scotia’s supply of wood suitable for resident...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Newfoundland and Labrador

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:54:58 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Newfoundland and Labrador homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Newfoundland and Labrador’s supply o...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Prince Edward Island

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:34:54 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over one-third of Prince Edward Island homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For thirty percent of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Prince Edward Island’s supply of wood suitable ...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of New Brunswick

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:35 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of New Brunswick homes get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, New Brunswick’s supply of wood suitable for residenti...... Click here to read this release



How a high-performing building envelope can reduce your monthly heating bill

Published Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:26:09 EST Read More

Condensation around windows, drafts, and cold floors are often warning signs that you’re paying too much to heat your home (Ottawa, ON, October 20, 2014) Last winter many Canadians were caught off guard by extreme cold weather, power outages or gas shortages. As this year’s winter season approaches and many Canadians plan to spend an increased amount of time ind...... Click here to read this release



New Polling shows Northern Ontario First Nation residents’ perceptions on energy and mining

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:52:09 EST Read More

(October 16, 2014, Toronto, ON) New polling of Northern Ontario First Nation community residents that explores their attitudes towards renewable energy and resource development was presented today by Oraclepoll Research President Dr. Paul Seccaspina at the Renewables & Mining Summit and Exhibition. Issues surveyed in North...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner Boosts Energy Literacy

Published Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:09:40 EST Read More

Toronto, 15 Oct. 2014 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner today released Smart from Sunrise To Sunset, to alert the public and decision makers to the ability of the Smart Grid to change how they think about electricity. The report is a non-technical primer that describes how a 24-hour day will be different with the widespread adoption of the Smart Grid. Politicians, stakehold...... Click here to read this release



Current Insight from Local Northern Ontario First Nations Residents on Mining and Power Infrastructure - Oraclepoll Research

Published Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:43:28 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Presentation of new public opinion research on attitudes of Northern Ontario First Nation community residents related to renewable energy and resource development scenarios. This research was completed by phone survey in early October 2014 by Oraclepoll Research and Environmental Communication Options. Who: Dr. Paul Seccaspina, President of Or...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes first builder to break ground in national Net Zero Energy homes demonstration project

Published Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:20:00 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario (September 29, 2014, Guelph, ON) Today, Reid’s Heritage Homes hosted the first groundbreaking ceremony for a national Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes demonstration project. Present to mark the occasion was Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga (Ontario), on behalf of the Ho...... Click here to read this release



Reid’s Heritage Homes first to break ground in national Net Zero Energy demonstration project

Published Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:33:50 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY For Release: IMMEDIATELY Location: Guelph, Ontario Reid’s Heritage Homes first to break ground in national Net Zero Energy demonstration project What: Reid’s Heritage Homes invites members of the media to the inaugural groundbreaking event for a national demonstration project that will almost double the amoun...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: Time for Ontario to seize far-offshore wind opportunities in the Great Lakes

Published Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:25:12 EST Read More

Over three and a half years ago, a cancellation, publicly referred to as a moratorium, on offshore wind was announced. The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) is perplexed by the lack of action in advancing a far-offshore wind sector in Ontario. The original February 2011 decision was made ostensibly to allow time to conduct more studies. Almost nothing has happened since...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Failing in Fight against Climate Change

Published Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:05:24 EST Read More

Toronto, 9 July, 2014 - Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says Ontario needs to get back in the game on climate change. “The latest scientific evidence shows that the pace of climate change is accelerating,” says Miller. “Extreme weather events have increased dramatically around the world. Here in Ontario though, the provincial government hasn’t even delivered on commitments...... Click here to read this release



2014 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada Ranking announced

Published Wed, 4 Jun 2014 09:02:54 EST Read More

(TORONTO, Ontario, June 4, 2014) - Corporate Knights today released its Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, the definitive annual ranking of Canada’s top corporate citizens. The ranking, which is in its 13th year, transparently measures a diverse range of Canadian enterprises on a suite of 12 sustainability metrics, including greenhouse gas productivity, per cent of taxes...... Click here to read this release



Ontario cement plant wins award as international leader in reducing energy costs and consumption

Published Thu, 29 May 2014 11:06:14 EST Read More

Media Release St Marys Cement Inc. plant in Bowmanville, Ontario is a continent-wide leader in energy efficiency and conservation for manufacturers of cementitious material (Bowmanville ON, May 29, 2014) Community leaders and St Marys Cement Inc. executives were on hand today to celebrate St Marys Cement - Bowmanville Plant receiving the Gold Award Certificatio...... Click here to read this release



Ontario cement plant receives international recognition for energy saving success

Published Tue, 27 May 2014 08:50:39 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: St Marys Cement, Bowmanville Plant will receive an international award for excellence in energy conservation. The Certification in Energy Excellence is awarded to industry and commercial leaders in energy management who are taking a proactive approach to lowering energy usage. St Marys has reduced its annual energy by 1 million dollars per year. ...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is the efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Canada

Published Tue, 13 May 2014 11:05:24 EST Read More

(May 13, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Roughly one-third of Canadian homes get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For some it is their only source of heat, while many others use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Canada's supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically unlimited. It is ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario energy concerns overview: new polling

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:26:33 EST Read More

Decided vote intent puts Liberals and Conservatives in near deadlock (April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON) Oraclepoll Research has released omnibus polling results at the All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition today. The survey is about Ontarians’ opinion regarding provincial voter intent, renewable energy and ener...... Click here to read this release



Update from All-Energy Canada Conference

Published Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:27:01 EST Read More

Media Release (April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON) The Plenary session at the All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference was a big success. The Plenary speakers left food for thought for the future of climate change and the future of energy in Canada an...... Click here to read this release



Three days away: Grow your international business in the renewable energy sector

Published Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:29:03 EST Read More

Media Advisory How to do international business in the renewable energy sectorKeynote presentation by Nobel Prize Recipient: Smart Green Cities: Where energy is going in the next 100 yearsFree trade show (...... Click here to read this release



A new direction for Ontario energy conservation? - Interview Opportunity

Published Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:42:48 EST Read More

(March 31, 2014) WHAT: Response from Peter Love, Summerhill's Chief Energy Conservation Officers to Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli's speech on energy efficiency and conservation demand management at the Ontario Electricity Distributors Association's (EDA) AGM meeting on March 31, 2014. WHO: Peter Love, the Chief Energy Conservation Officer at Summerhill (one of...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada Conference in Toronto -- 10 days until conference begins!

Published Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:19:43 EST Read More

Media Release (March 31, 2014, Toronto, ON) All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition (AEC) is a place where business connections in the renewable energy sector are made. It is the third in the All-Energy series, preceded by conferences in th...... Click here to read this release



Made-in-Ontario energy efficient building technology featured at All-Energy Canada conference in Toronto

Published Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:42:25 EST Read More

STEEP Building Systems Canada and Far North Developments will exhibit at Booth # 219 All-Energy Canada (free-to-attend trade show - www.all-energy.ca) on April 9 and 10 at the Direct Energy Centre (Geraldton, ON, March 27, 2014) STEEP Building Systems Canada, an Ontario based manufacturer of energy efficient struc...... Click here to read this release



Media credentials available for All-Energy Canada Exhibition and Conference

Published Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:18:28 EST Read More

Media Advisory Media passes will be available to accredited media at the All-Energy Canada (AEC) Exhibition and Conference, April 9 to 10, 2014. Interview opportunities are available at the conference and trade show for industry experts in the renewable energy sector from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. With more than 150 speakers and many networking o...... Click here to read this release



Northern Gateway tanker shipping flawed, risks are poorly understood

Published Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:40:17 EST Read More

Professional Engineers claim risk of tanker spill too high; will likely leave Canadian taxpayers and environment paying the bill (Vancouver, BC, March 12, 2014) A flawed assessment of risk, potential burden to taxpayers, and environmental uncertainty have led a group of Professional Engineers to question the National Energy Board’s approval of the Northern Gatewa...... Click here to read this release



Scotiabank offering $10,000 award to student eco-innovator

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:54:34 EST Read More

EcoLiving Awards applications open to full-time college or university students looking to change the future of home energy conservation Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and st...... Click here to read this release



Submit your home energy innovation to win $15,000 from Scotiabank

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:40:49 EST Read More

EcoLiving Awards an opportunity for energy efficiency innovation to be recognized by industry experts Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have mor...... Click here to read this release



Scotiabank offering $50,000 to business with best home energy efficiency solution

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:20:46 EST Read More

Businesses, innovators and students have three weeks left to apply for EcoLiving Awards Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show...... Click here to read this release



Total of $75,000 to be awarded to best home energy efficiency solutions by Scotiabank

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:17:21 EST Read More

Businesses, innovators and students have three weeks left to apply for EcoLiving Awards Toronto, February 25, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show...... Click here to read this release



Nobel Peace Prize winner is Keynote speaker for All-Energy Canada Conference in Toronto

Published Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:17:26 EST Read More

(February 25 2014, Toronto, CANADA) The All-Energy Canada organizers are delighted to announce that Dr. Woodrow (Woody) W. Clark II will make a strategic Canadian appearance as the Keynote speaker on April 9th, 2014. ...... Click here to read this release



New insulation guide a must-read for do-it-yourself renovators

Published Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:16:08 EST Read More

(February 18, 2014, Ottawa, ON) A new comparison guide is available to assist Canadians in choosing the right insulation for new build and home renovation projects. Released today by NAIMA Canada, Building Insulation: A Performance Comparison for Today’s Environmental Home Builder & Renovation Project is an excellent source of information for learning about one of the most cost...... Click here to read this release



Attention: Event Calendar Editors and Media Sponsorship Coordinators - All-Energy Canada

Published Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:02:01 EST Read More

All-Energy Canada Update Please consider posting or including this within your event calendar directory: All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference April 9 and 10, 2014 Toronto, Canada ...... Click here to read this release



Scotiabank increases investment in Canadian eco innovators with annual awards program

Published Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:22:56 EST Read More

2014 submissions now open for businesses, entrepreneurs and students Toronto, January 28, 2014 - As the country goes through a cold swing, finding ways to reduce energy bills this winter is top of mind. With the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards becoming an annual event, businesses, entrepreneurs and students across the country have more ways to show Canadians ne...... Click here to read this release



New Online Tool Makes It Easier For Designers to Specify Wood in their Projects

Published Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:40:58 EST Read More

Wall Thermal Design Calculator developed by buildABILITY for the Canadian Wood Council Toronto, ON (January 22, 2014) Responding to increased stringency for Canadian energy codes, buildABILITY is providing designers with prescriptive wall assembly solutions through an interactive, online portal. The Wall Thermal Design Calculator is one of buildABILITY's latest pro...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights announces latest additions to its widely followed Global 100 index at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Published Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:14:26 EST Read More

Media Release The Global 100 index has outperformed its benchmark by 3.21% since inception. (Davos, Switzerland, January 22nd, 2014) Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, today released the 2014 iteration of its widely-followed Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index. In its tenth ...... Click here to read this release



Premier Could Ease her Frustration Over GHGs by Phasing-out Coal

Published Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:21:52 EST Read More

By Dr. Joe Vipond, Dr. Raquel Feroe, and Gideon Forman In a recent interview, Premier Alison Redford expressed frustration with Ottawa’s foot-dragging on the GHG-regulation file. She has good reason to feel this way because the federal government has shown an appalling lack of political will (to put it mildly) on climate-change abatement. But now there’s a way for the ...... Click here to read this release



Willis Energy Services is now CLEAResult

Published Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:52:22 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION CONTACT: Lisa Heathman Lisah@hmhagency.com 503.295.1922 ext. 5255 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (January 20, 2014) -- Willis Energy Services has changed its name to CLEAResult. Willis, with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, joined the CLEAResult family of companies in 2012 and is one of several that have no...... Click here to read this release



Ontario far offshore wind company Trillium Power files Amended Statement of Claim for $500 Million after Appeal Court win

Published Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:25:46 EST Read More

Claim states Ontario Government avoided discussion with International Consortium to create 15,000 jobs (Toronto, Ontario December 13, 2013) Trillium Power Wind Corporation yesterday filed a "Fresh as Amended Statement of Claim" as ordered by the Court of Appeal. Ontario Superior Court of Justice filing responds to an ...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada: forward-thinking renewable energy solutions for North America

Published Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:33:36 EST Read More

April 9th and 10th, 2014: Direct Energy and Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place (Toronto, ON December 11, 2013) This coming April a chance to discuss the future solutions of the renewable energy and conservation industries is coming to Canada. All-Ene...... Click here to read this release



Save the date: On April 9th & 10th All-Energy Exhibition & Conference coming to Canada for the first time

Published Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:04:59 EST Read More

All-Energy Canada All-Energy Canada is organised by Reed Exhibitions the world’s leading event organizer, with 500 events in 41 countries and is held in association with the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). All-Energy Exhibition and Conference is the UK’s largest renewable energy event which takes place yearly i...... Click here to read this release



Mixed Progress in Energy Conservation among Local Electrical Utilities

Published Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:31:37 EST Read More

Toronto, December 9, 2013 - How is your local utility doing in delivering energy conservation? The Environmental Commissioner released Volume Two of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Building Momentum: Results today. The report reviews the progress the government has made in increasing energy efficiency and reducing the use of electricity, oil, propane, natural ga...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Stalls In Conserving Transportation Fuels

Published Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:22:13 EST Read More

Toronto, December 9, 2013 -- Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says the Ministry of Energy should lose some of its responsibility for conservation because of its inaction on transportation fuels. The Environmental Commissioner today released Volume Two of his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Building Momentum: Results. The report reviews the progress the government...... Click here to read this release



Advisory - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Wed, 4 Dec 2013 10:45:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2012 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. Volume One of the report was released in September, 2013. WHEN: Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The report will be available onl...... Click here to read this release



Energy Minister lauded for rewarding homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient

Published Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:52:08 EST Read More

Insulation manufacturers’ association sees energy conservation as vital component of province’s economic and environmental well-being (December 2, 2013, Ottawa, ON) Today’s announcement by Ontario Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli is an important step in advancing Ontario as a leader in energy efficiency. NAIMA Canada, the national organization representing C...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Ontario's new Long-term Energy Plan (LTEP)

Published Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:17:19 EST Read More

December 2, 2013 Who: Peter Love - President of Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) and formerly Ontario's first Chief Energy Conservation Officer. Mr. Love is a leading advocate and opinion leader in the energy efficiency sector. What: Mr. Love can speak to the following topics related to Minister Chiarelli's announcement on Ontario's new Long-term Energy Plan: ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto receives international recognition for energy conservation success

Published Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:13:03 EST Read More

Media Release The Association of Energy Engineers awarded BOMA Toronto ‘Energy Project of the Year (Canada Region)’ at the 36th World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, DC (Toronto, ON, November 19, 2013) BOMA Toronto is the recipient of Energy Project of the Year (Canada Region) award from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) fo...... Click here to read this release



Ad campaign launched to challenge propane heating claims

Published Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:14:43 EST Read More

HALF-TRUTHS: CANADIAN OIL HEAT ASSOCIATION TAKES SUPERIOR PROPANE TO TASK The Canadian Oil Heat Association’s number one priority is consumers (Nova Scotia, November 14, 2013) The Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) is taking Superior Propane, a national company, “to task” for the launch of Superior Propane’s “off-oil” advertising campaign. ...... Click here to read this release



Trillium Power successful with Ontario far-offshore wind ruling at Ontario Court of Appeal: $2.25 Billion Claim to Proceed

Published Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:59:09 EST Read More

Media Release (November 13, 2013, Toronto, Canada) Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) has won its Appeal of the Rule 21 Motion decision (a mechanism to summarily dispose of an action), originally delivered by Mr. Justice Robert Goldstein on October 5, 2012. Yesterday’s Ontario Court of Appeal ruling will allow Trillium Power its day in court to seek dama...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference -- Solutions based, future oriented

Published Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:42:10 EST Read More

Speaker applications due by December 16, 2013 Connect, Learn, Enable, Transform All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference is the third event in the global All-Energy series. The conference provides a forum for national and international experts in the renewable energy industry and energy conservation sectors an opportunity to exchange views...... Click here to read this release



SustainableTO Architecture + Building takes top prize for 'Resilient House for New York'

Published Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:45:05 EST Read More

- designed for post-Superstorm Sandy recovery Toronto, Oct 10, 2013 - Toronto-based Sustainable.TO Architecture + Building has taken the top prize in an international competition to design sustainable housing for disaster recovery zones, Paul Dowsett, principal of the firm, announced today. Sustainable.TO’s winning submission, “Resilient House for New ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open a province-wide success

Published Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:08:34 EST Read More

(Ontario, Thursday, October 10) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) second annual Green Energy Doors Open, held Saturday, October 5, 2013, was a great success! The province-wide event included 66 sustainable energy champions who opened their homes, community buildings and businesses to showcase conservation, renewable energy, combined heat and power, green buildings, clean...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner to release 2012/13 Annual Report

Published Mon, 7 Oct 2013 11:15:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHEN: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario The report will be available online at http://www.eco.on.ca coincident with the media conference. The report, entitled Serving the Public, will include substan...... Click here to read this release



Province-wide sustainable energy showcase happening on Saturday, October 5th

Published Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:29:36 EST Read More

Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Green Energy Doors Open features 66 events (Ontario, Saturday, October 5) Today 66 sustainable energy champions across Ontario are opening their homes, community buildings and businesses to showcase conservation, renewable energy, combined heat and power, green buildings, clean transportation and other green energy projec...... Click here to read this release



Nipissing University’s Biomass Innovation Centre offering tour of local renewable energy projects

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 14:58:24 EST Read More

(North Bay, ON, October 3, 2013) On Saturday, October 5, 2013 the Biomass Innovation Centre at Nipissing University will be hosting several exhibits from local community renewable energy cooperatives and leading tours of local sites. The tours are being offered between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. This is an opportunity to see local solar and biomass projects and learn how you can get involv...... Click here to read this release



Home Energy Labelling Motion introduced by Ottawa MPP Phil McNeely

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 12:06:20 EST Read More

(Queen’s Park) Today MPP Phil McNeely will introduce a motion to have Section 3 of the Green Energy Act with regards to energy labelling proclaimed. Text of the Motion To recognize that the important work of the Minister of Energy and "Conservation First", a white paper that was released on July 16th, 2013, which recommended that: "Disclosure of actual energy performance, for ex...... Click here to read this release



Electric vehicle test drive and smart home demonstration trailer in Woodstock

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:14:23 EST Read More

(Woodstock, ON, October 4, 2013) Woodstock Hydro Services Inc. and Arntjen Solar North America are co-hosting their new Sustainable Energy Expo Smart Home Trailer this Saturday. All are welcome to come out and discuss the future of smart grids and smart home technologies, including renewable energy, energy storage, smart appliance and more. You may also test drive Woodstock Hydro’s Ni...... Click here to read this release



Visit a Stoney Creek home that is a great example of energy efficiency

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:05:28 EST Read More

(Stoney Creek, ON, October 4, 2013) Stephen Bieda and his wife are working hard to provide their six children with an education and a legacy of a sustainable existence in the future. Stephen is offering a tour of his home this Saturday, as part of Green Energy Doors Open. Stephen is participating so that his neighbours and friends may learn about how they can create green jobs, and save...... Click here to read this release



Tour Vaughan City Hall and Woodbridge's Archetype Sustainable House

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:08:40 EST Read More

(October 3, 2013) There are two exciting events happening in Vaughan and Woodbridge on Saturday, October 5 as part of Green Energy Doors Open. Visitors are invited to explore Vaughan City Hall between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Vaughan City Hall was completed in 2011 and built to LEED Gold standards. Once certified, it will become one of the largest publicly owned buildings to achieve thi...... Click here to read this release



Open tour of Green Sun Rising in Windsor for Green Energy Doors Open

Published Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:03:12 EST Read More

(Windsor, ON, October 3, 2013) Green Sun Rising Inc., an Ontario-based solar company, is offering a public tour of its facility in Windsor. This tour, one of over 60 locations across the province participating in Green Energy Doors Open, is being offered on Saturday, October 5th between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. One of the company’s newer products, the solar pergola, can serve as a soli...... Click here to read this release



Wind turbine climb, walking tour and water heat recovery display for Green Energy Doors Open

Published Thu, 3 Oct 2013 16:48:25 EST Read More

(Toronto, ON, October 3, 2013) There are three exciting events happening at the Exhibition Place grounds on Saturday, October 5 as part of Green Energy Doors Open. All three events are examples of successful renewable energy projects that are moving the green economy forward. Green Energy Doors Open has over 60 hosts participating in this province-wide green energy showcase. T...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open - self guided tour of Mountain Equipment Co-op in Ottawa

Published Thu, 3 Oct 2013 16:42:19 EST Read More

(Ottawa, ON, October 3, 2013) Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is offering a self-guided tour of its Ottawa building for anyone interested in learning about principles for Green Building Systems. This location was the first retail building to meet the government’s C-2000 green building requirements. The tour will take approximately 20 minutes. You may take the tour anytime between 10:00 a.m...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver Launches Residential New Construction Program Campaign at the Green Building Festival

Published Thu, 3 Oct 2013 09:07:07 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver launches a province-wide initiative on behalf of Veridian Connections, Hydro One Brampton, Burlington Hydro and new home builders - with a goal of adding 5,000 new energy efficient homes (Toronto, Oct 3, 2013) In a building named after one of the leading green builders in Ontario, the Daniels Spectrum, Greensaver la...... Click here to read this release



Free Energy Conservation Program Focuses on Algoma, Nipissing, Temiskaming, Manitoulin Island and Sudbury Districts for Fall Campaign Blitz

Published Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:21:01 EST Read More

Media Release Relief from rising energy costs on its way to qualifying fixed and low income Espanola Hydro, Greater Sudbury Hydro, and Hydro One customers (Sudbury, ON, September 25, 2013) One of Ontario’s most successful home energy conservation programs, the saveONenergy HOME ASSISTANCE Program (HAP), is bringing its Northern Blitz campaign to...... Click here to read this release



Regional Fall Energy Conservation Blitz Comes to Districts of Algoma, Manitoulin Island, Nipissing, Temiskaming and Sudbury

Published Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:50:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory The HOME ASSISTANCE Program is funded by the Ontario Power Authority and offered by Greater Sudbury Hydro, Espanola Hydro, and Hydro One Networks. The HOME ASSISTANCE Program provides energy-efficiency upgrades completely free of charge, including delivery and installation. Greater Sudbury Hydro, Espanola Hydro, and Hydro One Networks are deliverin...... Click here to read this release



Peter Love named to Canada’s 2014 Clean50

Published Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:00:03 EST Read More

(Toronto, ON, September 19, 2013) Peter Love has been named to Canada’s 2014 Clean50. Peter is honoured in the category: Traditional Energy Generation & Retailers. Peter is a "lifer" when it comes to electrifying the push to greater energy efficiency and is a leading advocate for a culture of conservation. He currently is President of the Energy Services Association of Canada, which ad...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release energy conservation report

Published Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:24:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume One of his fourth Annual Energy Conservation Report. The Report explores opportunities for the province to help municipalities reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in their communities. WHEN: Tuesday, September 24 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 149, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislati...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Doors Open Wants You

Published Mon, 9 Sep 2013 10:51:36 EST Read More

Join with Your Fellow Sustainable Energy Leaders and Sign Up to Participate In the Second Annual Doors Open Day (September 9, 2013) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is building on the success of the first Green Energy Day that was held in 2011, by hosting a second province-wide renewable energy showcase. Green Energy Doors Open is being held acro...... Click here to read this release



Queen’s Remote Engineering Initiative moves forward

Published Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:15:42 EST Read More

OWA Members Supporting Tomorrow’s Waterpower Engineers (August 12, 2013, Toronto) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Queen’s University on their success in receiving support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Resource Council of Canada (NSERC) for the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program. The multi-year in...... Click here to read this release



Energy Minister lauded for commitment to conservation as critical part of Ontario's energy mix

Published Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:56:22 EST Read More

Insulation manufacturers' association sees energy conservation as vital component of province’s economic and environmental well-being (July 16, 2013, Ottawa, ON) Today's announcement by Ontario Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli is an important step in advancing an engaged and informed discussion about the future of Ontario's long-term energy planning. NAIMA Canada, the national o...... Click here to read this release



Quebec homebuilder Construction Voyer chosen to build Net-Zero Energy homes

Published Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:45:51 EST Read More

(LAVAL, Quebec, June 13, 2013) - Construction Voyer has been chosen as one of five Canadian home builders from across the country to participate in an exciting new project in cooperation with Owens Corning Canada and Natural Resources Canada, part of the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative. The overall project will see the construction of at least 25 net-zero energy homes in four provinces: Que...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario's progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Thu, 30 May 2013 08:44:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the 2013 edition of his annual review of the Ontario government’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions at a media conference on June 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit ...... Click here to read this release



Energy storage the missing piece to clean commuting on existing rail infrastructure

Published Wed, 8 May 2013 13:28:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory (May 8, 2013, Toronto, ON) - Get on board the hydrogen train and learn from an impressive lineup of expert speakers about the promise of wireless rail electrification using hydrogen, fuel cells and advanced battery technologies. The 8th International Hydrail Conference will be an opportunity to learn about the convergence of these technologies with energy st...... Click here to read this release



Waterpower Industry Supporting Environmentally Responsible Facility Construction

Published Tue, 7 May 2013 11:30:49 EST Read More

Best Management Practices Workshops for Mitigation of Impacts of Waterpower Facilities scheduled in Markham For immediate release (May 7, 2013, Toronto) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) will host two workshops focused on the Best Management Practices (BMP) Guide for the Mitigation of Impacts of Waterpower Facility Construction. The guide w...... Click here to read this release



$4 million Net-Zero Energy Housing project funded by the Canadian government, Owens Corning Canada, and the building industry

Published Fri, 3 May 2013 13:01:47 EST Read More

Homebuilders from Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec commit to building 25 net-zero energy homes in 5 Canadian communities (Toronto, May 3, 2013) Over $4 million in funding and in-kind contributions from the ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative (ecoEII) and the building industry will allow for the construction of at least 25 net-zero energy homes in 4 provinces. ...... Click here to read this release



Muskoka Celebrates Waterpower Facility Upgrades

Published Fri, 3 May 2013 11:04:15 EST Read More

Official Re-Opening of the Wilson’s Falls and Bracebridge Falls Generating Stations (May 3, 2013, Peterborough, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Bracebridge Generation Ltd. on the completion of the upgrades to the Wilson’s Falls Generating Station and the Bracebridge Falls Generating Station. Today in Bracebridge Ontario, the OWA, com...... Click here to read this release



Ontario consumer protection website launched

Published Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:11:36 EST Read More

Quick passage of Bill 55 needed to protect Ontarians from door-to-door water heater sales Media Release (Toronto, Ontario, April 18, 2013) The Homeowner Protection Centre (HPC) has launched a new website (waterheaterdoortodoor.com) to help encourage the province to pass today’s introduced legislatio...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: Is Ontario blowing its chance to be an offshore wind winner?

Published Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:43:02 EST Read More

By Gideon Forman, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) Why is Ontario intent on squandering its “first mover” advantage in the renewable energy field? Huge steps on developing offshore wind are being made globally and by our neighbours to the south and yet in Ontario we are, at best, stuck in neutral. Why are the Americans agg...... Click here to read this release



OWA Releases New Documentary “Our Heritage Our Future - the Kapuskasing River Waterpower Project”

Published Tue, 9 Apr 2013 11:54:37 EST Read More

Film Highlights First Nation and Industry Partnerships For immediate release (April 9, 2013, Toronto, ON) The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to announce the public release of the documentary Our Heritage, Our Future - the Kapuskasing River Waterpower Project. This documentary chronicles the development of partnerships between thre...... Click here to read this release



2013 Environmental Defence Gala: Address by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada

Published Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:52:34 EST Read More

Media Release Below is the text of a speech delivered by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, at the 2013 Environmental Defence Gala held on March 20, 2013. In his remarks, Mr. McSweeney advocates for a collective approach to address sustainability challenges, speaks to the industry’s commitment and significant investments to reduce its en...... Click here to read this release



Gravenhurst Township public meeting to discuss solar proposal

Published Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:30:12 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Mariposa Solar Farm Inc. will host an information session for neighbours and Gravenhurst Township residents. Where: Severn Bridge Women’s Institute Community Hall, 1035 Southwood Road, Severn Bridge When: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The information session will provide detail and information about a proposed s...... Click here to read this release



Severn Township public meeting to discuss solar proposal

Published Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:23:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Mariposa Solar Farm Inc. will host an information session for Township of Severn residents. Where: Fellowship Chapel, 1296 Cambrian Road at Carlyon Line, Severn Twp. When: Monday, March 18th, 2013 - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The information session will provide detail and information about a proposed solar farm project at 1692 Cambrian R...... Click here to read this release



Homeowners paying for lack of regulation in water heater rental industry, study says

Published Tue, 5 Mar 2013 08:46:16 EST Read More

Regulation and information necessary for consumers to benefit from increased competition (Toronto, ON, March 5, 2013) Resolving issues with water heaters, the second most frequent complaint received by the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services, is the topic of a new study from the Homeowner Protection Centre (HPC). The study, Domestic Hot Water Tanks and Other ...... Click here to read this release



People Power - New Breed of Solar Power in Ontario

Published Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:00:16 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, Ontario (Feb 26, 2013) GreenSaver and SolarShare Co-operative GreenSaver and the SolarShare Co-operative have signed an agreement to develop a solar project on the rooftop of 32 Goodmark Place in Toronto. Both partners are not-for-profit corporations and the unique nature of this solar development is that it will be financed by Community Solar Bonds, all...... Click here to read this release



All-Energy Exhibition & Conference announces North American debut

Published Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:52:05 EST Read More

Toronto chosen as site for premier renewable energy event, All-Energy Canada, in April, 2014 Media Release (February 21, 2013, Norwalk, CT) Reed Exhibitions today announced that the All-Energy Canada Exhibition & Conference will take place April 9-10, 2014 at Toronto’s Exhibition Place. The date was selected after close consultation with ...... Click here to read this release



New Premier, new legislative session, new features on OntarioMonitor.ca

Published Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:20:12 EST Read More

Free three-week trial available Media Release (February 13, 2013, Toronto, ON) Just in time for Premier Wynne’s debut in the Legislature, OntarioMonitor.ca is announcing new features and a free three-week trial for new users. OntarioMonitor.ca provides keywor...... Click here to read this release



Waterpower industry continues to advance environmental measures

Published Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:41:39 EST Read More

Best Management Practices Guide for Waterpower Facility Construction added to series For immediate release January 25, 2013 - The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is pleased to announce the completion of the “Best Management Practices Guide for the Mitigation of Impacts of Waterpower Facili...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Announces Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations at World Economic Forum in Davos

Published Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:25:00 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Announces the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (under embargo until 2:01 am EST), January 23rd, 2013 Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment research company, announced today its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corpora...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS: Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume Two)

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:49:50 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume Two) Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park Tuesday, January 8th, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Check Against Delivery In Ontario, it seems we want cheap electricity without burning coal or building natural gas-fired peaking plants. Some people don’t want nuclear plants an...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS: Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume deux)

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:43:34 EST Read More

DISCOURS M. Gord Miller, commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume deux) Studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée legislative Le 8 janvier 2013 à 10 h Priorité au discours anglais prononcé En Ontario, nous voulons profiter de l’électricité à prix aborda...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Can Save Energy and Money in the Province’s Schools

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:18:03 EST Read More

January 8, 2013 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, says more money could be spent on in-classroom education, if the Ontario government and the province’s school boards improved their efforts to reduce their electricity and natural gas bills. Miller today released Volume Two of his 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. This report annually reviews reductio...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l’Ontario peut économiser de l’énergie et de l’argent dans les écoles de la province

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:15:43 EST Read More

Le 8 janvier 2013 - M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, dit qu’il est possible de consacrer plus de fonds à l’enseignement en classe qu’à l’heure actuelle, si le gouvernement de l’Ontario et les conseils scolaires de la province font davantage d'efforts pour réduire leurs factures d’électricité et de gaz naturel. Aujourd’hui, M. Miller publie l...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Must Act Now to Ensure Energy Conservation in the Future

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:09:58 EST Read More

January 8, 2013 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, says uncertainty about the future of electricity conservation programs is discouraging further energy savings in Ontario. Miller today released Volume Two of his 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report. This report annually reviews reductions in energy usage, increases in energy efficiency, and the progress an...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l’Ontario doit agir dès maintenant pour que l’économie d’énergie perdure dans le futur

Published Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:07:26 EST Read More

Le 8 janvier 2013 - M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, dit que l’incertitude plane sur l’avenir des programmes d’économie d’électricité et mine tous les efforts d’économie d’énergie en Ontario. Aujourd’hui, M. Miller publie le volume deux de son Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011. Le rapport traite...... Click here to read this release



Grow Greenstone Expo Scheduled for March 2013

Published Mon, 7 Jan 2013 10:25:07 EST Read More

Attn: News and Event Page Editors Media Advisory WHAT: GREENSTONE, ON - The Municipality of Greenstone and the Greenstone Labour Market Working Group are partnering to produce the Grow Greenstone Expo on March 25th and 26th, 2013. The Expo’s theme is “Connectivity, Accessibility, Power and People” (CAPP). The event is designed to spotlight developme...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Releases Full Fiscal Plan

Published Fri, 4 Jan 2013 15:17:23 EST Read More

Leadership Candidate Takes On “The Elephant” To Protect McGuinty Liberal Legacy For immediate release Toronto - Glen Murray today released his detailed fiscal and economic plan - the comprehensive framework spelling out how he will address "the number one challenge facing the next Premier. "As Liberals, we all know that Ontario is in a ser...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Energy Conservation Report

Published Thu, 3 Jan 2013 09:43:50 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report at a media conference on January 8th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Volume One of the report was released in June, 2012. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie son rapport annuel sur l'économie d'énergie

Published Thu, 3 Jan 2013 09:32:51 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le volume deux de son Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 pendant la conférence de presse du 8 janvier 2013 à 10 h. Il a publié le volume un du même rapport en juin 2012. La conférence sera diffusée sur le Net. Si vous souhaitez écouter la webémission en...... Click here to read this release



Insulation installation instructions featured on revamped NAIMA Canada website

Published Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:59:29 EST Read More

Media Release Installing insulation is one of the most cost-effective initiatives when it comes to lowering a building’s heating and cooling costs. The key to achieving maximum benefit, however, is proper installation of the product. For anyone considering such an improvement project, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) has made it even easier ...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Will Call For Stronger Northern Ontario Voice

Published Sat, 8 Dec 2012 16:32:18 EST Read More

For immediate release Ontario Leadership Candidate Says It’s Time For Northern Regional Government THUNDER BAY - Glen Murray will renew his call for Northern Ontario to have its own regional government when he speaks at the Ontario Liberal Leadership debate here Sunday (Dec. 9). “I want everyone in our party, and all Ontarians, to know that the No...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray: Time for Northern Ontario's Own Government

Published Sat, 8 Dec 2012 16:28:42 EST Read More

Backgrounder The North Needs Its Own Voice A real voice for the North means it’s time for meaningful administrative devolution. As the next Ontario Liberal Premier, Glen Murray will take the steps for Northern Ontario to have that voice - its own government, representing its own interests. The North is a unique, resource-rich region of Ontario. It must continue to di...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Wins National Award for its Energy Conservation and Demand Management Program from the Canadian Society of Association Executives

Published Wed, 5 Dec 2012 16:25:40 EST Read More

For Immediate Release TORONTO, December 5, 2012 - Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto) has been named the recipient of the 2012 ‘Associations Make a Better Canada’ award by the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE)for the successful development and management of its BOMA Toronto CDM Program. BOMA Toronto st...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Retreats on Climate Change

Published Tue, 4 Dec 2012 10:00:39 EST Read More

December 4, 2012 - Ontario's Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, says the Ontario government is backing away from its plan to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Gord Miller today released "A Question of Commitment," the 2012 edition of his annual review of the government's Climate Change Action Plan. The 2007 plan established province-wide targets for reducing GHG e...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement de l'Ontario fait un pas en arrière en matière de changement climatique

Published Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:59:29 EST Read More

Le 4 décembre 2012 - M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario (CEO), dit que le gouvernement de l'Ontario s'éloigne de son plan visant à réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES). Aujourd'hui, M. Gord Miller, publie son rapport intitulé Une question d’engagement. Il s'agit de l'édition 2012 de la revue annuelle du Plan d'action contre les ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario opinion poll shows solid support for green energy, strong opposition to WTO ruling

Published Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:03:05 EST Read More

Opinion poll released as solar industry meets at convention in Toronto Ottawa, December 3, 2012 - A new opinion poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth Canada shows overwhelming support for green energy in Ontario, and strong opposition to the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s meddling in buy local programs that create thousands of green jobs for Ontarians. The survey conduc...... Click here to read this release



Free Webinar - What lessons can Ontario and North America learn from the decentralized energy transition occurring in Germany?

Published Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:13:05 EST Read More

What: Free Webinar - Centralized vs. Decentralized Energy: Lessons from Germany When: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (EST) Where: Online webinar. Access details provided upon registration. Register at: http://go.ontario-sea.org/decentralizedenergywebinar Join our pan...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Published Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:00:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the 2012 edition of his annual review of the government’s Climate Change Action Plan at a media conference on Dec 4th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. The conference will also be available via webcast. To watch the live broadcast of the media conference, please visit http://www.eco.on.ca/...... Click here to read this release



German sustainable energy experiment successes and challenges: Is a similar transition possible in Ontario?

Published Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:15:49 EST Read More

Media Technical Briefing What: Media Technical Briefing with Arne Jungjohan Director for the Environment and Global Dialogue Program, Heinrich Boell Institute (Washington office) Where: OSEA office, 156 Front Street West, Suite 201, Toronto Ontario Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012 Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am (EST) To confirm participation or ...... Click here to read this release



Where is the Ontario Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff program?

Published Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:30:29 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity - Week of November 18, 2012 What: Where is the Ontario Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff program? Who: Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) To arrange interviews contact: Kristopher Stevens @ 416-303-1201 or Kristopher@ontario-sea.org ...... Click here to read this release



Trillium Power Appeals Offshore Wind Motion Decision

Published Mon, 5 Nov 2012 15:47:29 EST Read More

Media Release Notice of Appeal cites errors in both points of law and evidence (November 5, 2012, Toronto, Canada) Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) has served its Notice to Appeal regarding the Rule 21 Motion decision (a mechanism to summarily dispose of an action) delivered by Mr. Justice Robert Goldstein last month. The Trillium Power ...... Click here to read this release



Northwest Kick Start plan featured at the Ontario Waterpower Conference in Niagara-on-the Lake

Published Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:03:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Northwest Kick Start plan featured at the Ontario Waterpower Association’s Power of Water Canada Conference in Niagara-on-the Lake, October 23, 2012. Background: The Northwest Kick Start plan, unveiled by the Municipality of Greenstone on September 20, 2011, continues to influence the evolution of electricity-related planning in Northwest Ontario. ...... Click here to read this release



How concrete can contribute to savings for taxpayers in Edmonton

Published Fri, 5 Oct 2012 10:22:46 EST Read More

Attention: News, City Hall and Business Editors Media Advisory Cement Association of Canada President and CEO in Edmonton to discuss sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures Concrete, when compared with other materials, provides greater energy and fuel savings, lasts decades longer and requires less freq...... Click here to read this release



Birds and Bats Need More Protection from Wind Power

Published Tue, 2 Oct 2012 10:54:58 EST Read More

Toronto, October 2, 2012 - The Ontario government should put additional areas of the province off-limits to wind power projects to safeguard birds, bats and their habitats, says Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller, who released Part 2 of his 2011/2012 Annual Report, Losing Our Touch, today. “I fully support wind power. Together with energy conservation, renewable...... Click here to read this release



Il faut mieux protéger les oiseaux et les chauves-souris contre les éoliennes

Published Tue, 2 Oct 2012 10:49:01 EST Read More

Toronto, le 2 octobre 2012 - Le gouvernement de l’Ontario devrait interdire les projets d’énergie éolienne dans plus de régions de la province qu’à l’heure actuelle afin de protéger les oiseaux, les chauves-souris et leurs habitats, dit le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, M. Gord Miller. Ce dernier publie aujourd’hui la partie II de son rapport annuel de 2011-...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011/2012 Annual Report, Part 2 - Losing Our Touch

Published Tue, 2 Oct 2012 10:00:11 EST Read More

Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Check Against Delivery There are some positive developments to report in this Part 2 of our Annual Report to the Legislature. We have some improvements in fisheries management and MNR has even discovered in Algonquin Park a surviving population of a species of fish thought extinct. Fire management in p...... Click here to read this release



Concrete: a crucial component of sustainable communities and infrastructure

Published Thu, 27 Sep 2012 12:29:43 EST Read More

Cement Association of Canada to hold educational REDISCOVER CONCRETE seminars in every province (Ottawa, ON September 27, 2012) Concrete has long been a sustainable material for building safe, resilient, and cost-effective communities. Roadways and structures made from concrete reduce energy demands, are long-lasting, require less maintenance...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2011/12 Annual Report, Part II

Published Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:37:38 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller will release his 2011/12 Annual Report, (Part II), Losing Our Touch, at a media conference in the Queen's Park Media Studio at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. The report will be available online at www.eco.on.ca, coincident with the media conference. ...... Click here to read this release



Publication de la partie II du rapport annuel de 2011-2012 du Commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario

Published Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:23:44 EST Read More

Avis aux médias M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, publiera son rapport annuel de 2011-2012 (partie II), Perdre la main, au cours d'une conférence de presse au Studio des médias de Queen's Park à 10 h le mardi 2 octobre 2012. Le rapport sera mis en ligne sur le site www.eco.on.ca au début de la c...... Click here to read this release



Ministries Playing Games with the Environmental Bill of Rights

Published Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:24:51 EST Read More

Toronto, September 19, 2012 - “ Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says officials in the provincial government are defying the will of the Legislature and ignoring the public’s right to be involved in the development of environmental policy. In Part I of his 2011/2012 Annual Report released today, Gord Miller highlighted the government’s obligations under Ontario’s Environmental ...... Click here to read this release



Le petit manège des ministères avec la Charte des droits environnementaux de 1993

Published Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:17:06 EST Read More

Toronto, le 19 septembre 2012 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que les agents du gouvernement provincial ne respectent pas la volonté de l’Assemblée législative et qu’ils ignorent le droit du public de participer à l'elaboration des politiques environnementales. Dans la partie I de son rapport annuel de 2011-2012 qu’il publie aujourd’hui, M. Gord Miller met e...... Click here to read this release



Reed Exhibitions and OSEA collaborate in newest All-Energy exhibition and conference series

Published Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:02:31 EST Read More

Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organiser, has now announced the first All-Energy Canada, which is being held on October 2nd and 3rd 2013 at Exhibition Place, Toronto. Having acquired All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, in July 2011 and bought a majority share in All-Energy Australia in early 2012, Reed Exhibitions is now expanding into the ...... Click here to read this release



New poll shows 7 out of 10 Ontarians support standardized home energy labelling

Published Thu, 23 Aug 2012 08:59:27 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, ON, August 23, 2012) NAIMA Canada, the national association representing mineral wool insulation manufacturers, today released a public opinion poll focused on home energy efficiency labelling in Ontario. The polling found a strong majority of Ontarians support standardized energy efficiency labelling of homes. Seventy percent of respondents said ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government intent on derailing offshore wind legal action

Published Mon, 13 Aug 2012 18:11:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory When: August 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Where: 393 University Avenue, Court Room 804 What: Ontario government lawyers will seek to dismiss a legal action (Rule 21 Motion) filed by Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) after the Province cancelled all offshore wind projects in February 2011. Trillium Power was well advanced in developi...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Bobcaygeon on July 12th, 2012

Published Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:09:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Municipal Service Centre in Bobcaygeon. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments will be served. Topics of discussion will include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop wate...... Click here to read this release



Ontario-based St Marys Cement Inc celebrates North America’s first ISO 50001 certification for energy management

Published Thu, 7 Jun 2012 12:43:58 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Business, energy, environment and industry process editors and reporters (Bowmanville ON, June 7, 2012) Politicians and community leaders were on hand today to celebrate St Marys Cement Inc. – Bowmanville Plant having received North America’s first International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) ISO 50001 certification. The ISO 50001 standa...... Click here to read this release



Where is Ontario’s “Culture of Conservation”?

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:34:49 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, June 5, 2012 - Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario government appears to have forgotten one of the important goals of its own Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEGEA). Gord Miller made the observation today as he released the Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One) which reviews the government’...... Click here to read this release



BACKGROUNDER - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:30:52 EST Read More

Backgrounder Restoring Balance, A Review of the First Three Years of the Green Energy Act Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2011 (Volume One) Under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) reports annually to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on the province’s progress in e...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume One)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:23:46 EST Read More

Today I am tabling the first volume of my annual energy conservation progress report with the Speaker. It is entitled “Restoring Balance” because it is a review of the first three years of the implementation of the Green Energy Act and I have observed that government policy activity and public discussion have not been balanced with respect to the “two equally important thrusts” promised in...... Click here to read this release



Où est la « culture de conservation » en Ontario?

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:14:56 EST Read More

Toronto, le 5 juin 2012 – Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que le gouvernement de l’Ontario semble avoir oublié l’un des importants buts de sa propre Loi de 2009 sur l'énergie verte et l'économie verte (LEVEV). M. Gord Miller a souligné ce fait aujourd’hui lorsqu’il a publié le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’éne...... Click here to read this release



Fiche d’information - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:11:35 EST Read More

Fiche d’information Rétablir l’équilibre, Revue des trois premières années de la Loi sur l’énergie verte Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un) En vertu de la Charte des droits environnementaux de 1993 (CDE), le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO) fait rapport...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2011 (volume un)

Published Tue, 5 Jun 2012 10:01:57 EST Read More

Aujourd’hui, je remets au président le premier volume de mon rapport sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie. Il s’intitule Rétablir l’équilibre, parce qu’il présente une revue des trois premières années de la mise en oeuvre de la Loi sur l’énergie verte. J’ai remarqué que les activités gouvernementales en matière de politiques et les discussions publiques...... Click here to read this release



Ontario company first in North America to receive ISO 50001 certification for energy management

Published Mon, 4 Jun 2012 10:03:43 EST Read More

St Marys Cement Inc.’s cement plant in Bowmanville, Ontario is a continent-wide leader in energy efficiency and conservation for manufacturers Media Advisory What: St Marys Cement–Bowmanville is the first North American industrial organization to receive the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) ISO ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release third annual energy conservation report

Published Wed, 30 May 2012 10:26:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume One of his third annual energy conservation report. This year’s report focuses on the government's progress on the conservation promises of the Green Energy Act in the three years since the Act became law. WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 149, Queen’s Park Med...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le troisième "Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie"

Published Wed, 30 May 2012 10:20:18 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le premier volume de son troisième Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie. Le rapport de cette année se penche sur les progrès du gouvernement relativement aux promesses d’économie de la Loi de 2009 sur l’énergie verte depuis qu’elle a été adoptée il y a tr...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario fera le tour des projets environnementaux à Kingston

Published Mon, 28 May 2012 09:50:23 EST Read More

Occasion d’entrevue et de photo Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, M. Gord Miller, visitera l’édifice administratif de l’usine de traitement des eaux usées Ravensview qui s’est vu décerner récemment la certification LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Pour cette occasion, il aidera la Ville et les services publics de Kingston à dévoiler...... Click here to read this release



Ring of Fire decision ill-considered says Greenstone Mayor

Published Wed, 9 May 2012 14:50:33 EST Read More

Media Release (Greenstone, May 9, 2012) Mayor Renald Beaulieu of Greenstone, the closest municipality to the Ring of Fire mineral find, was underwhelmed by today’s announcement from Cliffs Natural Resources to locate the chromite refinery near Sudbury. "It is truly unfortunate that Cliffs and the Provincial Government chose not to meaningfully consult with the directly affec...... Click here to read this release



New Executive Director of Canadian insulation association sets sustainability and energy efficiency as top priorities

Published Wed, 2 May 2012 10:16:53 EST Read More

Media Release (OTTAWA, ON - May 2nd, 2012) - The board of directors of NAIMA Canada today announced the appointment of Jay Nordenstrom as Executive Director of the association. "Jay brings extensive experience in policy development and advocacy, with e...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Parry Sound on May 8th

Published Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:36:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Best Rates Inn in Parry Sound. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power projects ...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Sudbury on May 9th

Published Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:35:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sudbury. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power project...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in North Bay on May 10th

Published Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:31:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in North Bay. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power proje...... Click here to read this release



Are Ontario municipalities winning or losing with the new Feed-in Tariff rules?

Published Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:26:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Municipal officials, economic development officers, developers, planners, policy makers and community stakeholders Webinar, April 26, 2012 - The role of municipalities in local renewable energy projects Have municipalities been stripped of the right to have a voice in what happens in their backyards? How much say do municipalities hav...... Click here to read this release



Summit of First Nations and Northwestern Municipalities shows alignment on sharing Ring of Fire benefits

Published Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:35:40 EST Read More

Media Release Summit Resolution says Exton is favoured site for Ring of Fire ferrochrome refinery and north/south access (Greenstone, ON, April 17, 2012) A Summit between leaders of Lake Nipigon and Ring of Fire North/South Alliance First Nations met on Saturday April 14, 2012 with Mayors of Greenstone, Nipigon, Hearst and Th...... Click here to read this release



Ring of Fire Resolution - Exton Refinery - Marten Falls First Nation North-South Route

Published Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:19:24 EST Read More

Resolution from: April 14, 2012 ...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Norwood on April 30th

Published Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:07:11 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Norwood. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power project...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Lindsay on May 1st

Published Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:03:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Lindsay. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power project...... Click here to read this release



Harper budget eliminates national ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program, devastates energy savings industry

Published Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:02:03 EST Read More

Media Release (Vancouver, BC, March 29, 2012) In Budget 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper failed to renew the federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program. This will result in reduced levels of energy conservation, and immediate job losses in every Canadian community. “Just because Canada is blessed with energy, doesn’t mean we should waste it,” stated Jeff Murdock, vice-...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) supports Province's new Feed-in Tariff rules and pricing

Published Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:06:05 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, March 22, 2012) The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program update announced today is a positive and natural progression of the FIT program and a victory for communities, First Nations and progressive renewable energy developers. "The Government's re-engagement and willingness to improve the program is both very important and timely. This renewed commitment wi...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association welcomes FIT Review decision expected this week

Published Tue, 20 Mar 2012 16:52:14 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Interview Opportunity - Kristopher Stevens Executive Director of Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is neither surprised nor concerned that electricity prices from renewable sources under the Feed-in tariff (FIT) are expected to drop by at least 25%. The Government of Ontario has demonstrated ...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Bancroft on March 28th

Published Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:55:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Bancroft. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power proje...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Napanee on March 27th

Published Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:53:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Napanee. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power project...... Click here to read this release



Small scale water power experts to hold information session in Smiths Falls on March 26th

Published Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:46:37 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: The Water Power Group (WPG), developers of small scale community water power projects, will hold an information session at the Royal Canadian Legion in Smiths Falls. There is no cost for admission; coffee and other refreshments served. Topics they will discuss include: • How community organizations can work with the WPG to develop water power p...... Click here to read this release



Ontario government needs to "Climate-Proof" Ontario

Published Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:25:30 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, March 7, 2012 - In his report Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario’s climate change adaptation strategy released today at Queen's Park, Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, said the Ontario government is off to an encouraging start in preparing the province for the impacts of climate change. This is good news, says Mille...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Special Report - Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy

Published Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:15:01 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Special Report - “Ready for Change? An assessment of Ontario's climate change adaptation strategy” Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Check Against Delivery The Ontario government needs to climate proof the province. We are now experiencing the climate alteration...... Click here to read this release



Alliance formed between Aroland and Marten Falls First Nations to ensure their rights and interests are protected in the development of the Ring of Fire

Published Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:18:20 EST Read More

Media Release (Queen’s Park Media Studio, March 06, 2012) Today, Chief Eli Moonias of Marten Falls First Nation and Chief Sonny Gagnon of Aroland First Nation outlined to the Ontario government their position on mining development in their Territory. Chief Moonias and Chief Gagnon are founding members of the North-South Alliance. The two Chiefs are in Toronto to mon...... Click here to read this release



Chiefs from Marten Falls and Aroland First Nations outline their expectations related to Ring of Fire development and mineral processing

Published Mon, 5 Mar 2012 16:07:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Resource, Mining and Northern issues reporters and editors WHAT: Chiefs from Marten Falls First Nation and Aroland First Nation outline their expectations related to Ring of Fire development and mineral processing. WHO: Chief Eli Moonias, Marten Falls First Nation Chief Sonny Gagnon, Aroland First Nation WHEN:...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le rapport spécial sur l'adaptation au changement climatique

Published Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:43:20 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie un rapport spécial qui passe en revue le rapport Faire face au changement climatique : Stratégie d’adaptation et plan d’action de l’Ontario 2011-2014. Le rapport Faire face est un plan que le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié. Il décrit les mesures que le gouvernement a prises pour pr...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Special Report on climate change adaptation

Published Thu, 1 Mar 2012 11:36:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is releasing a Special Report to review Climate Ready: Ontario's Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, 2011 - 2014. Climate Ready is a plan released by the Ontario government. It outlines measures that the government is taking to prepare the province for warmer temperatures, and more severe weather events, due to clima...... Click here to read this release



Keeping An Eye On Queen’s Park

Published Tue, 14 Feb 2012 11:24:15 EST Read More

OntarioMonitor.ca makes monitoring Ontario Legislature easy and affordable Media Release (February 14, 2012 - Toronto, ON) Today was the official launch of OntarioMonitor.ca, an online service that makes the Ontario Legislature more transparent and accessible. OntarioMonitor.ca allows users to easily monitor material from Ques...... Click here to read this release



Op Ed - Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Published Thu, 9 Feb 2012 09:57:02 EST Read More

Op Ed Prime Minister Harper’s 1960s piano tunes may be timeless, but his single-minded approach to developing new energy supply is long out of fashion. Attitudes have changed, and Canadian leaders need to keep up. Before proposing new megaprojects to produce more energy, decision makers shoul...... Click here to read this release



Drummond Commission receives recommendations on guaranteed performance based solutions to upgrade Ontario’s aging infrastructure and save money

Published Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:52:07 EST Read More

The Energy Services Association of Canada provides input to The Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services (TORONTO, ON Jan. 31,2012) -The Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) has submitted a report called The Role and Benefits of Performance Based Solutions in the Rehabilitation of Ontario’s Public Sector Infrastructu...... Click here to read this release



Feds terminate popular ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program early

Published Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:18:50 EST Read More

Harper Government invests less than half of $400 million promised in Budget 2011 - industry braces for job losses VANCOUVER, BC - (January 30, 2012) - Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver closed the popular ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program to any new registrants on Sunday, January 29. The sudden closing of the program comes two months befo...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Response to Toronto Hydro planned layoffs and the impact on its services

Published Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:14:00 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Giselle Matin, representing Keep The Lights On (a consortium of labour and private contractors who work with Toronto Hydro to keep the lights on in the City), is available to speak to the consequences of the recent Ontario Energy Board decision that slashed Toronto Hydro capital spending. Ms. Matin can speak to: - Size of layoffs and the types of jobs ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Energy Board decision creates regulatory uncertainty and will make it difficult to keep the lights on in Toronto

Published Thu, 5 Jan 2012 17:05:48 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, January 5, 2012) Released earlier today, the Ontario Energy Board's (OEB) decision rejected Toronto Hydro's application to use a "Cost of Service" formula to set rates. This is a source of great concern for a group of private sector companies and unions known as Keep The Lights On (KTLO). KTLO members work with utility companies to improve the capac...... Click here to read this release



12 energy-related predictions for 2012 in Canada - Stephen Koch, Executive Director, NAIMA Canada

Published Thu, 22 Dec 2011 17:28:36 EST Read More

Does Canada need more energy supply or more insulation? Clearly, this is a gross simplification but it is estimated that almost a third of Canada's current energy consumption is used for heating and cooling buildings and homes. This number could be cut in half with proper conservation initiatives. This is the context for my 2012 Canadian energy conservation predictions - within an insulat...... Click here to read this release



First Nation students picket John Duncan Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development in Thunder Bay

Published Thu, 15 Dec 2011 10:35:10 EST Read More

Media Release (Thunder Bay, December 15, 2011) The elected Grand Chief, Marsha Kennedy of the Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School and the school leadership group are showing their support for Chief Theresa Spence and the Attawapiskat First Nation. This support is evidenced by the demonstration of the student pickets at the Thunder Bay regional office of Indian and Nort...... Click here to read this release



Ontario must phase out all power subsidies, says Ontario Sustainable Energy Association

Published Thu, 8 Dec 2011 17:26:54 EST Read More

Media Release Report asks - Nuclear Power: Where is the Business Case? (Toronto ON Dec 08, 2011) Today, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) released "Nuclear Power: Where's the Busin...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth Canada releases “Plug and Play” model regulation to help Canada reduce greenhouse gas pollution

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 17:26:12 EST Read More

For immediate release Friends of the Earth donates its services to help Canada in its time of embarrassment (Ottawa, December 8, 2011) With Canada's international environmental reputation at rock bottom at the Durban climate negotiations, Friends of the Earth Canada has decided to donate its services to help Canada. "Canada's Minister of the Environment showing up i...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:30:23 EST Read More

DISCOURS Gord Miller, commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010 - Gérer un système énergétique complexe - Résultats Studio des médias de Queen’s Park, édifice de l’Assemblée législative Le mercredi 7 décembre 2011 à 10 h Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Au printemps ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement dit qu'il faut redoubler d’efforts en économie d’énergie

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:24:52 EST Read More

Communiqué de presse\ Toronto, le 7 décembre 2011 - Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario dit que les réalisations du gouvernement en matière d’économie d’énergie sont considérables, mais incomplètes. Au moment où M. Gord Miller publie son deuxième volume du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l’économie d’énergie, 2010, Gérer un ...... Click here to read this release



Remarks - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:06:11 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Report - "Managing a Complex Energy System -“ Results" Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Check Against Delivery Last spring I released the first volume of my annual energy conservation report to the Legislature entitled M...... Click here to read this release



The Environmental Commissioner says more work is needed on energy conservation

Published Wed, 7 Dec 2011 10:01:06 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, December 7, 2011 - The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says the government’s energy conservation achievements are substantial, but incomplete. In releasing volume two of his 2010 Energy Conservation Progress Report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results, Gord Miller says "the government achieved two-thirds of an electricity conserv...... Click here to read this release



Toronto Cool Roof Summit² presents benefits of white roof technologies

Published Tue, 6 Dec 2011 10:50:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Cool Roof Summit2 will feature industry experts speaking on the benefits of the emerging technology known as Reflective White Roofs. White roofs lower heating and cooling bills to save building owners and operators significant amounts of money. Most Canadian roofs are dark-colored. In the full sun, the surface of a black roof can increase in temper...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Solar Inc Donates Solar PV Panels to Remote Villages in Amazonia

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 13:47:41 EST Read More

(Kitchener, Ontario, Dec 2, 2011) Dozens of impoverished villages in Brazil’s Amazonia region that do not have access to power will soon receive free, 21st century solar electricity thanks to an ocean container filled with 560 solar PV panels donated by Canadian Solar Solutions Incorporated (CSSI). Recently manufactured at CSSI’s new plant in Guelph, Ontario, they will be mounted on ...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publie le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie (volume 2)

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:13:44 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le deuxième volume du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie, 2010, soit Gérer un système énergétique complexe - Résultats. Le rapport résume les progrès que la province fait pour atteindre les cibles d’économie d’électricité et il passe en revue le rendem...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume Two of 2010 energy conservation report

Published Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:08:39 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Volume Two of his 2010 energy conservation report, Managing a Complex Energy System - Results. The report summarizes the province's progress in meeting electricity conservation targets and reviews the performance of provincial programs to conserve energy. The conference will be available via webcast. T...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010/11 Annual Report

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:32:35 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010/11 Annual Report - "Engaging Solutions" Legislative Media Studio, Queen’s Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Check Against Delivery The election is over and now we all have to get on with the business of the Province. So I am here to release the first of a series of reports that have been wa...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Government Needs to Act: Environmental Commissioner

Published Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:11:39 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, November 29, 2011) Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner is worried that Ontario has lost momentum when it comes to the province’s pressing environmental issues. In his 2010/2011 Annual Report “Engaging Solutions” released today, Gord Miller says there’s no shortage of talk about the problems such as climate change, waste diversion, and...... Click here to read this release



First North American ISO 50001 certification for energy management awarded to Canada's largest cement plant

Published Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:10:35 EST Read More

St Marys Cement Inc. plant in Bowmanville, Ontario is a continent-wide leader in energy efficiency and conservation for manufacturers of cementitious material Media Release (Bowmanville ON, Nov. 23, 2011) On November 15th 2011, St Marys Cement Inc. - Bowmanville Plant, received the first International Organization for Standar...... Click here to read this release



Greenstone meets with Cliffs in Cleveland

Published Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:45:24 EST Read More

Media Release (Cleveland, OH - November 17, 2011) In Cleveland yesterday afternoon, senior management of Cliffs Natural Resources hosted a multi-hour meeting with a delegation from the Municipality of Greenstone. The focus of the wide ranging discussion was the potential for siting a ferrochrome refinery at Exton Siding (between Nakina and the Aroland First Nation). Gree...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth, Ecojustice ask Supreme Court to respect Polluter Pays Principle

Published Wed, 16 Nov 2011 13:23:45 EST Read More

For immediate release Newfoundlanders shouldn't have to pay to clean up Abitibibowater's pollution (OTTAWA, November 16, 2011) Ecojustice, representing Friends of the Earth, appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada today to argue that insolvent corporations cannot shift the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination to the t...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy delivers keynote for Community Power Awards

Published Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:28:29 EST Read More

Media Release (TORONTO, ON November 15, 2011) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) 2011 Community Power Awards were presented last night during the Green Connection banquet & awards ceremony. The award winners are individuals who have made significant contributions to the Community Power movement in Ontario and globally. The award presentation followed a keynote s...... Click here to read this release



Friends of the Earth, Ecojustice fighting for Polluter Pays Principle at Supreme Court

Published Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:47:20 EST Read More

For immediate release Should Newfoundlanders have to pay to cleanup Abitibibowater’s pollution? Why: This is the first time Canada’s insolvency procedure is challenged to deal with the polluter pays principle, in this case, for historic contamination by Abitibibowater’s mining, shipping and pulp and paper operations in New...... Click here to read this release



Paul Martin to receive award for Green GDP vision

Published Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:20:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory Toronto, ON -- The Right Honourable Paul Martin will be honoured by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, as a recipient of the Corporate Knights Award of Distinction for his visionary leadership to open the way for Canada’s abundant natural capital wealth to be included in our core economic measurements. The award will be presented...... Click here to read this release



Upcoming conference to address future of environmental assessment in Ontario

Published Wed, 5 Oct 2011 13:28:28 EST Read More

Conference to be held at the Ontario Science Centre on October 26th and 27th Media Advisory What: The Ontario Association for Impact Assessment (OAIA) will host its Annual Conference: "Making the Most of Ontario's Environmental Assessment Process." The program can be reviewed on the Conference website at: ...... Click here to read this release



Kitchener-based community group awarded $70,000 solar panel system for winning green energy video contest

Published Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:36:24 EST Read More

Media Release Other winners from Little Current and Toronto (September 28, 2011) On behalf of the Mennonite Central Committee of Ontario (MCC Ontario), Kitchener resident and film-maker Ken Ogasawara was awarded the grand prize of a 10kW solar PV system, after winning the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association's (...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Field Day at Queen’s Park to feature former Toronto mayor David Miller

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:37:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory This Saturday, September 24th, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (www.ontario-sea.org) will be hosting a Green Energy Field Day event at Queen's Park. The event is part of OSEA's province-wide, doors-open Green Energy Field Day, where green energy projects will be showcased in cities across the province. It is on...... Click here to read this release



First Green Energy Field Day to be held across Ontario this Saturday

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:34:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory What:Ontario's first province-wide "doors open" Green Energy Field Day, hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association ( www.ontario-sea.org), will be this Saturday, September 24th, 2011. Businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations across Ontario will be showcasing their green energy project. ...... Click here to read this release



Kingston and the Islands MPP Candidates to attend Green Energy Field Day event this Saturday at Wolfe Island

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:29:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Provincial election candidates for Kingston and the Islands, John Gerretsen (Liberal party) and Robert Kiley (Green Party), will be attending the "Celebrate New Energy on Wolfe Island" event this Saturday, September 24th. The event also includes a kite flying competition, a children's art show, music, solar oven building, farmers market, free lunch...... Click here to read this release



Ontario voters back conservation!

Published Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:39:36 EST Read More

Poll shows strong support for taxes and leadership in troubled times Media Release A poll commissioned by the Conservation Council of Ontario has turned up some interesting results: voters back conservation as a solution to our economic and financial woes. "Not only are voters personally committed to living better while using les...... Click here to read this release



Technical Analysis: Energy Supply Related to Exton Ferrochrome Refinery Siting

Published Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:02:29 EST Read More

Technical Analysis by: Larry Doran President & CEO Imperium Energy Inc. Imperium Energy Inc. was asked to identify and evaluate from both a technical and an economic perspective a number of proposed electricity supply options in Northwestern Ontario. The most immediate priority was to provide a reliable cost-effective electricity supply for a proposed ferrochrome production facility i...... Click here to read this release



New report concludes Exton is viable site for Ring of Fire Refinery

Published Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:50:11 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE THUNDER BAY - September 20, 2011 - A report released today concludes that siting a ferrochrome refinery at Exton for Ring of Fire minerals is technically, environmentally and economically feasible. George Smitherman and Don Huff were contracted by the Municipality of Greenstone to push for establishing a Chromite refinery at Exton. Exton is located adjacent t...... Click here to read this release



Release of Greenstone sponsored “White Paper” on providing energy to Ring of Fire refinery

Published Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:45:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory There will be a presentation of the White Paper developed by G & G Global Solutions and Environmental Communication Options with a discussion of the Technical Appendix by Larry Doran Imperium Energy Inc. In attendance will be Greenstone Mayor Ron Beaulieu, Aroland First Nation Chief Sonny Gagnon and others. What: Technical Briefing on Greenstone’s f...... Click here to read this release



Federal Conservatives and Ontario Green Party recognize the importance of energy efficiency

Published Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:59:49 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, September 16, 2011) NAIMA Canada applauds the Government of Canada's announcement to invest $78 million over the next two years to increase the energy efficiency of homes across the country. The ecoENERGY initiatives, announced by Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver, support job creation while helping Canadians save money by reducing the amount of en...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association calls on Ontario voters to support new jobs for the future

Published Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:17:18 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News, election and energy editors and reporters TV ads start on Friday September 16th in major Ontario media markets (Sept. 15, 2011, Toronto, ON) Responding to the growing discussion about the future of green energy in Ontario, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Asso...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Workshop Series coming to communities across Ontario this fall

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:24:19 EST Read More

Community power workshops scheduled in Halton, Hamilton, Haldimand-Norfolk, Kitchener, London, Niagara, Midland, Perth, Peterborough, Renfrew County, Sault Ste.Marie, Sudbury, Sarnia-Lambton and Toronto Media Advisory - Attention: News & Community and Events Editors This fall, The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is par...... Click here to read this release



WattsNEXT? Green Energy Video Contest Deadline Approaches

Published Thu, 8 Sep 2011 09:34:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory Those looking to win a $70,000 10 KW solar system prize through the WattsNEXT? (www.wattsnext.ca) sustainable energy video contest only have a couple more weeks to enter their video submission. The WattsNEXT? contest is an opportunity for Ontarians, both young and old, to share and learn about the power of sustainable energy ...... Click here to read this release



Willis Energy Services builds on Conservation and Demand Management expertise by entering into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Toronto

Published Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:18:16 EST Read More

Media Release (TORONTO, ON - September 7, 2011) Willis Energy Services has experience and expertise in the design, development and delivery of conservation and demand management programs and technical capabilities to identify, investigate, and implement energy saving projects. With offices in British Columbia and Ontario, Willis conducts business coast-to-coast in Canada, seve...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) to launch province's first Green Energy Field Day

Published Tue, 6 Sep 2011 10:02:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: OSEA to host province-wide doors open event on September 24th, 2011. Local businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations will have the opportunity to showcase their green energy project. Participating locations so far include Toronto, Cobden, Reaboro and Mississauga, with scheduled events ranging from biogas facility tours to a photov...... Click here to read this release



The Ogichidaakwe (Grand Chief) and Chiefs of Treaty 3 file Judicial Review related to five north west Ontario hydro generating plants.

Published Thu, 1 Sep 2011 10:32:13 EST Read More

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Grand Council Treaty #3 to initiate legal action related to power generation in its Territory

Published Wed, 31 Aug 2011 12:10:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Announcement of details related to legal action being initiated by Grand Council Treaty #3 on behalf of the members of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty 3. The Grand Council's request for a Judicial Review asks the Court to set aside Ontario's award of power contracts to hydro generation dams in Treaty 3 territory that will cause new and continuing adve...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) to host special four party interview series: A political perspective on renewable energy and conservation in Ontario

Published Wed, 27 Jul 2011 09:14:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory There is much uncertainty surrounding Ontario's energy future as the provincial election approaches. To find out how Ontario's political parties see the future of renewable energy and conservation, OSEA has arranged a series of one-on-one interviews to learn about each party's energy platform. Schedule: • Tuesday, August 2nd, 10 a.m. Interview wit...... Click here to read this release



Ontarians show strong support for green energy in run up to provincial election: poll

Published Thu, 21 Jul 2011 11:57:31 EST Read More

Media Release (July 21, 2011, Toronto) A recent poll, conducted by Oraclepoll Research Limited and commissioned by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA), indicates over 7 of 10 Ontarians support green energy initiatives. Regionally, Northern Ontario (82%) and the GTA (79%) are most supportive of Green Energy. Even in Southwest Ontario, where 23% of those polled ind...... Click here to read this release



Erickson decision: wind turbines can be built in Ontario

Published Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:10:16 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or ...... Click here to read this release



Federal Government extends ecoENERGY program for one year - is it enough?

Published Wed, 13 Jul 2011 12:52:13 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Who: Jeff Murdock, Save ecoENERGY Coalition Mr. Murdock can respond to questions regarding: • Benefits of the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program 1. Stimulates economy at no cost to government 2. Generates $2 in tax revenue for every $1 paid in incentives to homeowners 3. Families spend $10 on home renovations for every $1 paid in ince...... Click here to read this release



Extension of the Canadian ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program welcomed by insulation manufacturers and their employees

Published Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:43:12 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, July 13, 2011) The announcement to extend the ecoENEGRY program, by Canada's Minster of Natural Resources, the Honourable Joe Oliver, was applauded by NAIMA Canada. The ecoENERGY program provides energy efficiency related incentives for homeowners. The program has been very popular, with thousands of Canadian households receiving incentive payments to offse...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume 1)

Published Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:19:44 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2010 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report (Volume 1) Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 Check Against Delivery Good Morning. Today I have tabled with the Speaker the first volume of my annual energy conservation report for 2010 aptly named "Managing a Complex ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Electricity Subsidy Undercuts Conservation

Published Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:29:47 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, June 14, 2011 - Ontario's Environmental Commissioner says the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit (OCEB) is a perverse incentive that could endanger the energy conservation savings the government is hoping to achieve. In his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2010 (Volume One): Managing a Complex Energy System, released today, Gord Mille...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Energy Board Putting Up Barriers to Energy Conservation

Published Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:25:22 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, June 14, 2011 - Ontario's Environmental Commissioner says the province's energy regulator is putting up barriers to increased energy conservation. This is just one of the conclusions from his Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2010 (Volume One), Managing a Complex Energy System, released today. "The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) play...... Click here to read this release



WattsNEXT? sustainable energy contest open to all Ontarians

Published Thu, 9 Jun 2011 09:11:40 EST Read More

Media Release WattsNEXT? sustainable energy contest open to all Ontarians New website and contest tells what's watt in Ontario and gives a chance to win a $70,000 solar system! June 9, 2011 -- The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is turning up the green energy wattage with the announcement of a video contest, real time online map showcasing gr...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Volume One of 2010 energy conservation report

Published Tue, 7 Jun 2011 09:11:36 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2010 energy conservation report, Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report - 2010 (Volume One), Managing a Complex Energy System. The report reviews policy developments, highlights concerns with the current policy agenda and provides recommendations for energy conservation in Ontario. WHAT...... Click here to read this release



Energy auditors applaud $400 million ecoENERGY extension, Coalition calls for four-year commitment to sustain industry

Published Mon, 6 Jun 2011 17:05:41 EST Read More

Media Release VANCOUVER, BC - (June 6, 2011) - Supporters of the Save ecoENERGY Coalition applaud the Harper government's $400 million extension of the ecoENERGY Home Retrofit program, but say the one-year timeline is not enough to help the energy savings industry transition to self-sustainability. "Home retrofit programs are great for the economy because they help families, bu...... Click here to read this release



GreenTech and CleanTech Speakers in Toronto Monday June 6

Published Sun, 5 Jun 2011 12:47:26 EST Read More

Media Advisory VerdeXchange Canada to feature over 90 speakers from Canada, U.S., U.K., and Asia VerdeXchange 2011 Canada is taking place June 6, 2011 at The Allstream Centre 105 Princes' Blvd, Exhibition Place, Toronto. For full conference program, please go to: http://vxcanada.ca/program/. Feature speakers include: Roland Aurich President and Chief Executive Off...... Click here to read this release



Greenstone bolsters team to help land Ring of Fire refinery

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 15:14:32 EST Read More

Media Release (Greenstone, ON, May 30, 2011) The Council of the Municipality of Greenstone has passed a Motion to retain G & G Global Solutions and Environmental Communication Options (ECO) in order to facilitate a positive decision regarding the establishment of a smelter in the community. To date, Greenstone has worked diligently to build consensus and support for this outco...... Click here to read this release



DISCOURS - Gord Miller, Commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les gaz à effet de serre - Assumer les responsabilités : créer des occasions.

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:32:49 EST Read More

DISCOURS Gord Miller, Commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Rapport annuel sur les gaz à effet de serre - Assumer les responsabilités : créer des occasions. Studio des médias de l'Assemblée législative, Queen's Park Le mercredi 31 mai 2011 à 10h 00 Priorité au discours anglais prononcé Conformément à mes obligations légales décrites dans la Charte de...... Click here to read this release



REMARKS - Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:18:36 EST Read More

REMARKS Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2011 Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report Legislative Media Studio, Queen's Park 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Check Against Delivery Pursuant to my legislative obligation in the Environmental Bill of Rights, today I am releasing my 3rd Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, entitled "Meeting Respons...... Click here to read this release



More Work Needed if Ontario to Meet Climate Change Responsibilities

Published Tue, 31 May 2011 10:05:29 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, 31 May, 2011 - The Ontario government will not, with its current programs, meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs). This is one conclusion from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario's 2011 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, released today. "Recently released federal government data indicate that Ontario's GHG emissions in 2009 were at the l...... Click here to read this release



Toronto conference - VerdeXchange Clean tech and Green Tech conference finalizes agenda for early June event

Published Mon, 30 May 2011 10:26:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory -30- For media contact, request interview and/or to request a media pass, contact: Rayissa Palmer, Marketing Director, VerdeXchange 2011 Canada rpalmer@vxcanada.ca T: 905-877-4528 C: ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release third Annual Greenhouse Gas report

Published Wed, 25 May 2011 07:22:28 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2011 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Report, Meeting Responsibilities: Creating Opportunities. This third GHG report focuses on Ontario’s progress in meeting its GHG targets and makes recommendations for improvements. WHAT: Release of the Environmental Commissioner’s Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress ...... Click here to read this release



Returns for Leukemia - Phil McNeely, MPP Ottawa Orleans, assists province-wide drive to return 1 million dollars of empty containers to The Beer Store

Published Thu, 19 May 2011 11:08:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory - Photo Op and Media Availability Attn: News, Environment, Lifestyle and Consumer Editors and Reporters Returns for Leukemia is a fundraising partnership between the United Food and Commercial Workers - Local 12R24 (representing The Beer Store employees), The Beer Store and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. The fundraising event will take place at 440 ...... Click here to read this release



ISG CAPITAL'S VALUE ENHANCEMENT METHODOLOGY VALIDATED - CONTRIBUTES TO 22% IRR

Published Thu, 19 May 2011 09:38:15 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Utility costs reduced by 50% - Prototype property receives Energy Star Rating of 90 Toronto, Ontario (May 18, 2011) - ISG Capital Corporation (TSX-V: SUS) ("ISG" or the "Corporation") is pleased to report that its proprietary greening methodology has resulted in a 22% internal rate of return ("IRR") since inception on the Company's pr...... Click here to read this release



Shell 'apologises' for worldwide damage in "erratum" to annual report

Published Tue, 17 May 2011 11:21:38 EST Read More

For Immediate Release New report displays 12 cases of environmental and social wrongdoing (THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, May 17, 2011) During the Shell annual general assembly (AGM) in The Hague, today, Friends of the Earth International presented an "erratum" [1] to Shell’s 2010 annual report. In this spoof "erratum", which was distributed among shareholders, Shell 'admit...... Click here to read this release



Future Innovations Marketing Announces Partnership with Environmental Communication Options

Published Mon, 9 May 2011 13:16:54 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE Alliance forged to service Green conscious businesses (Toronto, May 9, 2011) Future Innovations Marketing, Canada's first membership-based environmental and health & wellness marketing firm, announces its new partnership with Environmental Communication Options (ECO). Successful executives know that their businesses must become more environmentally susta...... Click here to read this release



50 years of environmental law in Canada

Published Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:08:45 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article form a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962-5882 or ...... Click here to read this release



Canadian insulation manufacturers and their employees welcome the return of ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program

Published Wed, 23 Mar 2011 13:00:05 EST Read More

Media Release (Ottawa, March 23, 2011) NAIMA Canada applauds renewed funding and the extension of the ecoENERGY Program announced in the latest Federal Budget. The ecoENERGY program has been very popular, with thousands of Canadian households receiving incentive payments to offset the cost of energy saving retrofits. We have seen an overwhelming interest by homeowners to take ...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver reminds Ontario households the countdown is on for the EcoEnergy Program

Published Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:36:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory GreenSaver reminds 2,000 Ontario households they are still eligible to get EcoEnergy program benefits before the March 31 deadline. The EcoEnergy home energy retrofit program comes to an end on March 31, 2011. Photo Opportunity: GreenSaver can supply on-site opportunity to video how energy audits are done, by GreenSaver staff that hav...... Click here to read this release



Over 400 wind, solar and biogas industry players expected at Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum

Published Thu, 10 Mar 2011 14:45:11 EST Read More

Media Release TORONTO CANADA, MARCH 10, 2011 - Over 400 developers, manufacturers, service providers and scheme administrators are expected at the second Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum on April 19-20 in Toronto. This industry critical conference is a proven must attend event for renewable energy experts. Last year's event sold-out a week in advance and the April For...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Communication Options - March 2011 Newsletter

Published Tue, 8 Mar 2011 14:16:01 EST Read More

MARCH 2011 NEWSLETTER It has been a busy past few months at Environmental Communications Options (ECO), with files from Newfoundland to British Columbia landing on our desks. In addition to our retainer client files, we have ...... Click here to read this release



Most technologically advanced electronic (WEEE) recycling facility in the world to open in Mississauga, Ontario

Published Sun, 6 Feb 2011 14:59:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory – Photo Op and Tours Attn: Business, News, Environment, Lifestyle and Consumer Editors and Reporters Ontario Minister of Environment to "flip the switch" Reporters are invited to bring their Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) for proper recycling What: Provincial and municipal dignitaries and Sims Recycling Solutions executives...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations announced in Davos

Published Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:55:04 EST Read More

Media Release List of Global 'Good Guys' beating benchmark by substantial margin DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, (embargoed until 2.01 a.m. EST) January 29, 2011 Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, announced its seventh annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. From its inception on February 1 2005, the Global 100 ...... Click here to read this release



Media Project Briefing – January 25, 2011 Little River Acres (LRA) community-based energy management action planning

Published Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:30:36 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Media briefing prior to a public two-way information session with LRA community to gather information and inform on the progress towards creating a plan for lowering home heating costs of the community. GreenSaver will convene a Briefing for members of the media immediately before the scheduled public meeting. The session will include a project ov...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - ecoENERGY shutdown is killing Ontario jobs

Published Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:26:41 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity (Ontario, December 13, 2010) “Home energy efficiency retrofits is a billion dollar industry in Ontario and we’re about to lose it,” warned Clifford Maynes, Executive Director of Green Communities Canada. Government incentives for home energy efficiency investments are slated to end in March 2011, and so far neither Ottawa nor Queen’s Park have anno...... Click here to read this release



Heavy snow can strangle your furnace

Published Wed, 8 Dec 2010 10:07:46 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Has your furnace quit? It could be just a blocked vent. Every winter after a large snowfall, GreenSaver gets calls from people seeking advice about new furnaces. A furnace has an expected lifespan of 18-20 years. So if a newer furnace starts to malfunction, it is often a result of clogged vents. Drifting snow or snow slides from roofs can bury a f...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity – Solar PV to Create Tens of Thousands of Jobs at Minimal Cost to Households in Ontario

Published Mon, 6 Dec 2010 10:25:06 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity December 6, 2010 Attn: News, Political and Energy editors New, independent study shows: Despite the higher costs of Solar PV power generation, the net impact to the average Ontario household will be the equivalent of less than 1% of their electricity bills each year – less than the cost of one Tim Horton’s donut per month. Link to s...... Click here to read this release



Energy Services Association of Canada - promoting fiscally and environmentally responsible initiatives for Canadian organizations

Published Wed, 1 Dec 2010 11:07:19 EST Read More

Media Release List of case studies by city attached TORONTO, Ontario, December 1, 2010 – The Energy Services Association of Canada (ESAC) today announced their newly formed advocacy organization which has been created to actively promote government policies and regulatory support for greater use of guaranteed performance based solutions to upgrade Canada’s aging infr...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: GreenSaver supports the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s observations on the Home Energy Savings Plan

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 15:21:24 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity What: GreenSaver supports the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s observations on the Home Energy Savings Plan and the potential for saving homeowners money on their energy bills. Who: Vladan Veljovic, President & CEO, GreenSaver Background: As a not-for-profit energy efficiency organization, GreenSaver, applauds the i...... Click here to read this release



Ne laissez pas les propriétaires sans ressource

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:50:45 EST Read More

Toronto, le 30 novembre 2010 – Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO) dit que la province devrait continuer d’offrir un programme d’améliorations énergétiques domiciliaires. Dans son rapport Repenser l'économie d'énergie en Ontario – Résultats, M. Gord Miller indique que le Programme d'économie d'énergie domiciliaire de l'Ontario (PEEDO) ne prendra plus ...... Click here to read this release



Corriger les programmes pour accumuler les économies d’énergie

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:45:59 EST Read More

Toronto, le 30 novembre 2010 – Le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario (CEO) dit que le gouvernement a besoin d’apporter des améliorations à ses programmes d’économie d’énergie s’il souhaite atteindre ses nouvelles cibles audacieuses de réduction de l’électricité. Lorsque M. Gord Miller publie le rapport Repenser l'économie d'énergie en Ontario – Résultats...... Click here to read this release



Don’t Leave Homeowners Out In the Cold

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:42:28 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, November 30th, 2010 – The province’s Environmental Commissioner says Ontario should continue to have a home-energy retrofit program. In his report Rethinking Energy Conservation in Ontario – Results, Gord Miller warned the Ontario Home Energy Savings Program (HESP) will stop taking new applications at the end of March, 2011. The federal ecoEN...... Click here to read this release



Fix Conservation Programs to Secure Energy Savings

Published Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:39:13 EST Read More

Media Release Toronto, November 30, 2010 – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the government needs to make improvements to its energy conservation programs, if it hopes to meet its tough new electricity reduction targets. With the release of a report called Rethinking Energy Conservation in Ontario – Results, Gord Miller warns that “strong action will be n...... Click here to read this release



Provincial Energy Plan lacks solid conservation strategy says leading conservationist

Published Fri, 26 Nov 2010 11:31:29 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, ON, November 25, 2010) Ontario has failed to deliver a comprehensive strategy to support its goal of “a culture of conservation”, according to Chris Winter, a leading conservationist in the Province of Ontario. Chris Winter is the Executive Director of the Conservation Council of Ontario, a provincial charity with a membership of over 40 organizati...... Click here to read this release



安省環保專員的節約能源報告 將於2010年11月30日發表

Published Fri, 26 Nov 2010 11:23:41 EST Read More

新聞通知 2010å¹´11月26日 安省環保專員將於2010å¹´11月30日 (周二) 發表《檢討安省節能表現之成效:2009年度節約能源進展報告 (卷二)》*,該報告並將於當天上午10時上載到網站http://www.eco.on.ca/eng/。 該報告將評論各項節約能源措施,評定安省迄今的節能成績及實現ç›...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera le Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie le 30 novembre 2010

Published Fri, 26 Nov 2010 11:01:16 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario publiera Repenser l'économie d'énergie en Ontario – Résultats : Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés à l'économie d'énergie – 2009 (volume deux) le mardi 30 novembre 2010. À compter de 10 h, vous pourrez consulter le rapport en ligne à l’adresse htt...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Environmental Commissioner to release Energy Conservation Report on November 30, 2010

Published Fri, 26 Nov 2010 09:51:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release Rethinking Energy Conservation in Ontario – Results: Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report 2009 (Volume 2) on Tuesday November 30, 2010 and will be available online at http://www.eco.on.ca/eng/ starting at 10:00 a.m. The Report will comment on energy conse...... Click here to read this release



NAIMA applauds the intent of Ontario Long-Term Energy Plan for energy efficiency and conservation

Published Tue, 23 Nov 2010 16:54:45 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, ON, November 23, 2010) Today, the province of Ontario, through the Minister of Energy Brad Duguid, tabled the Long–Term Energy Plan (LTEP). “The LTEP is an important step in advancing renewable energy, encouraging energy conservation, creating and supporting green jobs and Ontario’s growing green economy. Industry looks to government for long term...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management Workshop

Published Mon, 22 Nov 2010 09:53:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate Owners & Tenants, Business, Environment and Energy Editors The Building Owners and Managers Association Toronto (BOMA Toronto)’s Conservation and Demand Management Program (CDM) is an energy conservation incentive program for building owners and tenants in the 416 area. BOMA CDM is hosting a South Asian business community focused work...... Click here to read this release



2010 Community Power Award winners announced

Published Mon, 15 Nov 2010 19:58:17 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2010 Community Power Award winners announced! (Toronto, ON November 15, 2010) The OSEA 2010 Community Power Awards were presented tonight during the Community Power Awards Banquet & Ceremony. The award winners are individuals who have made significant contributions to the Community Power movement in Ontario and globally. The award presentation fol...... Click here to read this release



TOMORROW: Ontario Minister of Energy Brad Duguid to tour solar equipment manufacturing plant

Published Thu, 11 Nov 2010 10:31:03 EST Read More

Media Advisory – Photo Op and Media Availability Attn: Green Technology, Environment, Energy, Manufacturing, Business Editors and Reporters Toronto, ON - Ontario’s Minister of Energy Brad Duguid will tour the Samco Manufacturing Ltd plant in Scarborough on November 12, 2010. The event will celebrate the first SunEdison solar racking equipment produced in the province...... Click here to read this release



Cool Roof Summit presents roof cooling technologies in Toronto

Published Thu, 11 Nov 2010 10:02:40 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club (TC&SC) and DuRock Alfacing International Limited will jointly present the features and benefits of new Cool Roof technologies recently installed on TC&SC facilities buildings. Steve Pataki, Facilities Manager of TC&SC will outline the project costs, the payback period in energy savings, government cash incentives rec...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Minister of Energy Brad Duguid to tour solar equipment manufacturing plant

Published Mon, 8 Nov 2010 09:40:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory – Photo Op and Media Availability Attn: Green Technology, Environment, Energy, Manufacturing, Business Editors and Reporters Toronto, ON - Ontario’s Minister of Energy Brad Duguid will tour the Samco Manufacturing Ltd plant in Scarborough on November 12, 2010. The event will celebrate the first SunEdison solar racking equipment produced in the province...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver President and CEO, Vladan Veljovic, appoints new senior staff

Published Wed, 3 Nov 2010 15:09:48 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver President and CEO, Vladan Veljovic, appoints new senior staff Effective immediately, Aubrey LeBlanc will join GreenSaver as the new Vice President, Business Development – Consumer Services, Constantine Eliadis will assume the role of Vice President, Business Development – Business Services and Helen Reed will join GreenSaver as the new Direc...... Click here to read this release



Get ready for the Community Power Conference 2010

Published Wed, 3 Nov 2010 14:40:44 EST Read More

Media Advisory Join Ontario’s largest annual gathering of Community Power proponents, producers and supporters The Community Power Conference 2010 is hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). Together with the Power Networking Centre trade show, the conference attracts industry regulators, commercial and community power generators, farmers and First...... Click here to read this release



First Nation speakers and nominees at Community Power Conference 2010

Published Wed, 3 Nov 2010 14:30:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory ATT: First Nations News/Environment/Energy Reporters and Editors: First Nation specific aspects of the Community Power Conference 2010 include: WHEN: November 15-17, 2010 WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 700 and 800 Level 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, ON Canada First Nations Speakers: - Bryon LeClaire, D...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Awards nominees announced

Published Tue, 2 Nov 2010 10:46:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory Community Power Awards nominees announced The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is pleased to announce the Community Power Award nominees for 2010. The Community Power Award is presented to individuals and/or organizations, whose work has contributed significantly to the Community Power movement. Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ont...... Click here to read this release



Announcement of $26 million investment in Ontario used motor oil re-refining

Published Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:03:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory Announcement of $26 million investment in Ontario used motor oil re-refining WHEN: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 - 15:00 WHERE Safety-Kleen at Breslau, Ontario 300 Woolwich St. South The Honourable John Wilkinson, Ontario Minister of the Environment will accompany Mr. Dave Sprinkle, Executive Vice-President of Safety-Kleen Systems I...... Click here to read this release



250 “water-passionate” Canadians attending once-in-a-lifetime water learning opportunity

Published Tue, 19 Oct 2010 10:36:02 EST Read More

Media Release Bus departing from Winnipeg on Wednesday, October 20 and arriving at event in Alberta the following day (Exshaw, Alberta, October 19, 2010) On Thursday, engaged young leaders from all over the country will converge in Alberta for a once-in-a-lifetime learning event that will turn their good intentions into concrete actions to protect our most precious natural...... Click here to read this release



Energy Conservation is Good Business!

Published Wed, 6 Oct 2010 13:27:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors Minister of Energy – The Honourable Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management Workshop The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host a workshop in Toronto outlining the details of its Conservation and D...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves IKEA as its 500th project

Published Tue, 5 Oct 2010 11:59:40 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves IKEA as its 500th project (Toronto, October 05, 2010) The IKEA Group understands the implications of climate change and is constantly taking steps towards improving energy efficiency and reducing its emission of greenhouse gases. During IKEA’s recent energy conservation initiatives in...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto launches e-Energy Training Program in Toronto

Published Mon, 4 Oct 2010 11:25:19 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto launches e-Energy Training Program in Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, October 4, 2010) A new program to help office buildings become more “green” has been launched in Ontario by the Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto). The BOMA e-Energy Training program is an energy management course for operators and managers of commercial a...... Click here to read this release



Stephen Koch: Elected New Chair of the Board of Directors for Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance

Published Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:44:58 EST Read More

Media Release Stephen Koch: Elected New Chair of the Board of Directors for Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (Mississauga, Ontario, September 30, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Koch as Chair of the Board. “This is a very exciting time for CEEA - as energy efficiency is beginning t...... Click here to read this release



Besoin d’examens sur les grandes installations au gaz naturel

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:50:06 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Besoin d’examens sur les grandes installations au gaz naturel Toronto, le 22 septembre 2010 – « Le gouvernement de l’Ontario doit arrêter de bloquer les examens environnementaux stricts sur les grandes installations au gaz naturel », indique M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario, dans son rapport annuel de 200...... Click here to read this release



Le commissaire à l’environnement publie son rapport annuel de 2009-2010

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:21:59 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Toronto, le 22 septembre 2010 – « Le gouvernement ne respecte pas ses promesses environnementales », dit M. Gord Miller, le commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario. « Ce gouvernement s’enorgueillit, et avec raison, des progrès qu’il a accomplis en adoptant une loi pour protéger l’environnement », précise M. Miller, « mais les geste...... Click here to read this release



More scrutiny needed for large natural gas plants

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:04:22 EST Read More

For Immediate Release More scrutiny needed for large natural gas plants Toronto, September 22, 2010 - The Ontario government must stop blocking tougher environmental scrutiny of large natural gas power plants, says Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Gord Miller in his 2009/2010 annual report released today. "As we phase-out the use of coal, natural gas - includi...... Click here to read this release



Lack of Mining Oversight Jeopardizes the Far North

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:50:31 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Lack of Mining Oversight Jeopardizes the Far North Toronto, 22 September 2010 – The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says mining service companies are using claim staking, exploration, and related activities to circumvent the government’s promise to protect half the boreal forest in the Far North. In his 2009/2010 annual report released tod...... Click here to read this release



Province’s air quality standards are not airtight

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:41:17 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Province’s air quality standards are not airtight Toronto, 22 September 2010 – A recent change to Ontario’s air pollution regulation allows the government to exempt whole sectors of industry from tougher provincial air quality standards, says Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario in his 2009/2010 annual report released today. ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases 2009/2010 Annual Report - Refining Conservation

Published Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:02:14 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Environmental Commissioner releases 2009/2010 Annual Report Toronto, September 22 2010 – The government is failing to follow through on all of its environmental promises, says Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller. “This government rightly prides itself on the progress it has made in passing legislation to protect the environment,” says Mille...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report - Redefining Conservation

Published Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:27:52 EST Read More

Media Advisory Media conference and webcast on September 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (September 16, 2010, Toronto) The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will release his 2009/2010 Annual Report at September 22nd, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the report, Redefining Conservation, will be available an hour earlier at ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report

Published Thu, 16 Sep 2010 13:12:22 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release 2010 Annual Report Toronto, Thursday September 16 , 2010 – The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller, will release his 2009/2010 Annual Report at 10:00 am on September 22nd, 2010. Copies of the report, Redefining Conservation, will be available an hour earlier on-line at www.eco.on.ca, or at the Legislative Press Gall...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Things to consider about solar rooftop installations

Published Wed, 15 Sep 2010 16:04:57 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is the text of a speech delivered Wednesday, September 15, at BOMEX 2010, by Oleg Popovsky and Bryan Bentrott. Editors and reporters are welcome to publish excerpts of the speech, free of charge, so long as the source is cited. For more information, please contact Angie Forster at 647.258.9077 or aforster@sunedison.com. I want to thank all of you for coming ...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison Awarded Solar Rooftop Projects for GE Capital Real Estate

Published Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:17:54 EST Read More

SunEdison Awarded 2.2 Megawatts of Solar Rooftop Projects for GE Capital Real Estate Ontario Feed-in Tariff projects to begin construction fall 2010 TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 15, 2010) - SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR), announced today it has executed an agreement to develop 15 industrial ro...... Click here to read this release



如何為商界物業省電又省錢?

Published Tue, 14 Sep 2010 13:11:09 EST Read More

(2010-09-13,多倫多) 相信很多人曾經聽聞或已經受惠了安省政府的電力節約私人房屋翻新津貼。商界人事同等或更多的現金受惠,只要閣下是擁有超過25,000平方呎,而物業電話區號為416 的商界東住或租客, 你就有資格享受津貼。 多倫多商界建築物東主與管理人協會的能源節省需求管理計劃(BOMA CDM)是ä¸...... Click here to read this release



City of Toronto Mayoral Debate: Come see and hear the top contenders for yourself!

Published Tue, 14 Sep 2010 10:51:04 EST Read More

City of Toronto Mayoral Debate: Come see and hear the top contenders for yourself! What happens at Toronto City Hall has an impact on building owners, property managers and tenants alike, both within the city and the greater Toronto region. Come out to BOMA Toronto's mayoral debate and find out what the candidates have planned for our city WHEN: Thursday, September 16, 201...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to London

Published Fri, 3 Sep 2010 13:39:08 EST Read More

Media AdvisoryM Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Energy efficiency retrofit incentives for owners and managers of businesses, large buildings and multi-family residential units GreenSaver will be bringing their energy conservation expertise to London. The Rebate Road Show stops at London's Best Western Lamplighter Inn and Conf...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Ottawa

Published Fri, 3 Sep 2010 13:36:13 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Ottawa Energy efficiency retrofit incentives for owners of businesses, large buildings and multi-family residential units GreenSaver will be bringing their energy conservation expertise to Ottawa. The Rebate Road Show stops at Ot...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Kingston

Published Thu, 2 Sep 2010 09:53:27 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters GreenSaver brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Kingston GreenSaver will be bringing their energy conservation expertise to Kingston this fall. The Rebate Road Show stops at Kingston’s Portsmouth Olympic Harbour to showcase Ontario’s Multi-Family Energy Efficiency (MEER), F...... Click here to read this release



Rogers Centre hits home run with energy conservation

Published Wed, 1 Sep 2010 10:20:34 EST Read More

Rogers Centre hits home run with energy conservation BOMA Toronto helps sports complex achieve energy reduction (Toronto, September 01, 2010) The Rogers Centre, located in Toronto, is one of the world’s premier entertainment and sports complexes. Its trademark retractable roof, Canada’s climate and the wide range of events hosted there (including baseball games, motocross an...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver, in partnership with Burlington Hydro, brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Burlington

Published Mon, 30 Aug 2010 16:57:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters GreenSaver, in partnership with Burlington Hydro, brings province-wide Rebate Road Show to Burlington GreenSaver’s Rebate Road Show will stop in Burlington on Thursday, September 2nd to showcase the Multi-Family Energy Efficiency (MEER), Feed-in Tariff (FIT) and Electricity Retrofit In...... Click here to read this release



Federal Government scores a B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:10:11 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Federal Government is Awarded a B+ (Ottawa, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energ...... Click here to read this release



Newfoundland and Labrador score a C- on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:07:17 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Newfoundland and Labrador are Awarded a C- (St. Johns, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on ...... Click here to read this release



Quebec scores an A+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:03:58 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Quebec is Awarded an A+ (Quebec City, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effi...... Click here to read this release



Ontario scores an A+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:01:09 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Ontario is Awarded an A+ (Toronto, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficie...... Click here to read this release



Yukon scores a B on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:58:09 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Yukon Territory is Awarded a B (Whitehorse, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficiency p...... Click here to read this release



Saskatchewan scores a B- on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:55:09 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Saskatchewan is Awarded a B- (Regina, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effi...... Click here to read this release



Prince Edward Island scores a B on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:51:33 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Prince Edward Island is Awarded a B (Charlottetown, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on the...... Click here to read this release



Northwest Territories scores a C on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:48:30 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Northwest Territories is Awarded a C (Yellowknife, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on thei...... Click here to read this release



Nunavut scores a B on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:44:41 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Nunavut is Awarded a B (Iqaluit, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficienc...... Click here to read this release



Nova Scotia scores a B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:41:32 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Nova Scotia is Awarded a B+ (Halifax, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effi...... Click here to read this release



New Brunswick scores a B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:38:36 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card New Brunswick is Awarded a B+ (Fredericton, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energ...... Click here to read this release



Manitoba scores A+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:35:11 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Manitoba is Awarded an A+ (Winnipeg, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy effic...... Click here to read this release



British Columbia scores an A on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:32:03 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card British Columbia is Awarded an A (Victoria, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energ...... Click here to read this release



Alberta scores B+ on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:27:08 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases its 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card Alberta is Awarded a B+ (Edmonton, August 19, 2010) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card in Edmonton, Alberta today. The Report Card evaluates the federal, provincial, and territorial governments on their energy efficie...... Click here to read this release



Gloom lifted on solar prices: OPA listens and responds to applicants with its decision on the microFIT rate

Published Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:03:20 EST Read More

Gloom lifted on solar prices: OPA listens and responds to applicants with its decision on the microFIT rate On August 13th, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) released its much anticipated decision on the proposed price cut to Ontario's renewable energy feed-in tariff ("microFIT") for ground-mounted solar installations that are less than 10 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. The new rate will...... Click here to read this release



Brampton Multi-Family buildings earn almost $100,000 in rebates for making residences more energy efficient

Published Thu, 12 Aug 2010 16:45:43 EST Read More

Media Release Brampton Multi-Family buildings earn almost $100,000 in rebates for making residences more energy efficient (Brampton, August 12, 2010) As part the Brampton stop on the province-wide Rebate Road ShowTM, bcIMC Realty Corp. was presented with a rebate cheque for $99,200. The money, provided by the Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) Multi-Family Energy Efficiency R...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management Program benefits from internationally trained talent

Published Thu, 12 Aug 2010 14:40:31 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management Program benefits from internationally trained talent Latest hire found through Toronto and Region Conservation's Mentoring to Placement (M2P) for Environmental Professionals Program (Toronto, August 12, 2010) The Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto) Conservation and Demand Manageme...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance releases bi-annual energy efficiency report card

Published Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:39:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Government, Local Reporters and Editors Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance releases bi-annual energy efficiency report card The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) will release the findings of their bi-annual energy efficiency report card in Edmonton, Alberta on Tuesday, August 19th. CEEA's report card evaluates federal, provincial ...... Click here to read this release



Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer

Published Wed, 4 Aug 2010 14:21:52 EST Read More

Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer The second heat wave of 2010 has hit. As the temperature soars into the high 30’s, so does the temptation to crank that air conditioning. Unfortunately, air conditioners use a lot of energy, which is hard on the environment and your wallet. According to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the twenty top days for electricity use...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Toronto businesses keeping cool during the heat wave

Published Wed, 4 Aug 2010 13:00:39 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Toronto businesses keeping cool during the heat wave -teams on the street today in Corso Italia (St. Clair and Dufferin) and Korea Town (Christie and Bloor) As Toronto sizzles through another heat wave, businesses are turning up the air conditioning to keep their employees and customers comfortable. The Conservation Council of Ontario (CCO) is reminding business ...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison Awarded Solar PV Projects for CanFirst Capital Management

Published Tue, 3 Aug 2010 16:49:15 EST Read More

SunEdison Awarded Solar PV Projects for CanFirst Capital Management Roof-top FIT projects to be completed by spring 2011 TORONTO, ONTARIO (August 3, 2010) - SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), announced today that it will develop and build industrial and retail roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for CanFirst Capital Management, a private...... Click here to read this release



Brampton apartment building earns $66,400 for conservation upgrades

Published Tue, 3 Aug 2010 16:24:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Brampton apartment building earns $66,400 for conservation upgrades - highest single rebate to date in province-wide multi-residential program Brampton based Vertica Resident Services and GWL Realty Advisors will be presented with a cheque for $66,400 in rebates for reducing their electr...... Click here to read this release



Retailers close doors to conserve electricity related to air conditioning

Published Tue, 3 Aug 2010 13:35:07 EST Read More

Retailers close doors to conserve electricity related to air conditioning (Toronto, August 3, 2010) Doors Closed, the Conservation Council of Ontario's campaign to stop air-conditioned sidewalks, is back. Street teams are being deployed around Toronto again this week to hand out posters and to encourage business owners to save electricity. The message is clear: Ontarians don't like ...... Click here to read this release



Top wind and solar experts to speak at Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum

Published Fri, 30 Jul 2010 15:01:11 EST Read More

Top wind and solar experts to speak at Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum Event focuses on building renewable energy supply chains in Ontario Toronto – July 30, 2010 – Over 50 renewable energy experts are confirmed to speak at the upcoming Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum, taking place October 5-6 in Toronto. This industry critical event will bring togethe...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison to Host Public Meeting for Ingleside Solar Farm Project

Published Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:28:18 EST Read More

Media Advisory SunEdison to Host Public Meeting for Ingleside Solar Farm Project On Tuesday, July 27, SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials will host a public open house regarding the SunE Rutley Solar Farm, a 10 MW solar project planned for Ingleside, Ontario. The meeting will provide information about the proposal. SunEdison welcomes public comments. De...... Click here to read this release



Power to the People!

Published Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:23:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory Find out HOW at the Community Power Conference 2010 The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is hosting its second annual Community Power Conference this November. The event is Ontario’s single largest annual gathering of Community Power producers, proponents and supporters. Together with the Power Networking Centre trade show, the conference attracts ...... Click here to read this release



Le secteur ontarien de l’énergie solaire souffre des incertitudes liées au micro-programme de TRG, prévient le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario

Published Wed, 21 Jul 2010 10:26:46 EST Read More

Pour publication immédiate Le secteur ontarien de l’énergie solaire souffre des incertitudes liées au micro-programme de TRG, prévient le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario "L'Office de l'électricité de l'Ontario (OEO) doit divulguer en entier les hypothèses financières dont il dispose pour justifier les coupures du micro-programme de tarif de rachat g...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s solar sector being harmed by uncertainty around microFIT, warns Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Published Wed, 21 Jul 2010 09:41:51 EST Read More

For immediate release Ontario’s solar sector being harmed by uncertainty around microFIT, warns Environmental Commissioner of Ontario The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) must fully disclose the financial assumptions it used to justify the price cut to Ontario’s renewable energy feed-in tariff ("microFIT") program, says Gord Miller, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario....... Click here to read this release



SunEdison Teams Up with Ontario Auto Parts Manufacturer to Produce Solar Equipment

Published Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:57:02 EST Read More

SunEdison Teams Up with Ontario Auto Parts Manufacturer to Produce Solar Equipment Retooled plant creates jobs in green industry TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 13, 2010) - SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), today announced its plans to produce racking equipment for its Canadian solar projects with Samco Solar, A Division of Samco Machinery Ltd., a Sca...... Click here to read this release



GREENSAVER BECOMES FIRST AND ONLY ENERGY AUDIT PROVIDER TO OFFER AIR MILES REWARD MILES

Published Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:54:43 EST Read More

GREENSAVER BECOMES FIRST AND ONLY ENERGY AUDIT PROVIDER TO OFFER AIR MILES REWARD MILES New partnership will encourage energy efficiency across Ontario TORONTO – July 12, 2010 – GreenSaver, Canada’s oldest not-for-profit organization dedicated to energy efficiency, announces an exclusive partnership with Canada’s premiere coalition loyalty program, the AIR MILES Reward...... Click here to read this release



Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer

Published Thu, 8 Jul 2010 17:03:13 EST Read More

Ten tips for an energy-efficient summer The first heat wave of 2010 has hit. As the temperature soars into the high 30’s, so does the temptation to crank that air conditioning. Unfortunately, air conditioners use a lot of energy, which is hard on the environment and your wallet. According to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the twenty top days for electricity use ...... Click here to read this release



NAIMA Canada/Consumers Council of Canada Report on Energy Efficient Homes

Published Thu, 8 Jul 2010 16:53:36 EST Read More

Full text of NAIMA Canada/Consumers Council of Canada Report on Energy Efficient Homes....... Click here to read this release



Alberta government stalls in development of more energy efficient building code

Published Thu, 8 Jul 2010 10:59:50 EST Read More

Alberta government stalls in development of more energy efficient building code A study commissioned by NAIMA Canada and the Consumer Council of Canada (CCC) has found that the more energy efficient a house is, the more affordable it is. The costing analysis for upgrades of EnerGuide 80 homes in Alberta concluded that the total incremental renovation cost was approximately $6,000. Whe...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison to Develop Solar PV Program for LaSalle in Ontario

Published Tue, 22 Jun 2010 10:32:07 EST Read More

SunEdison to Develop Solar PV Program for LaSalle in Ontario Construction to begin on roof-top systems late summer 2010 TORONTO, ONTARIO (June 22, 2010) - SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), announced today that it will develop and build industrial and retail roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for LaSalle Investment Management, a leading ...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison Acquires Two Solar PV Projects From TransAlta

Published Wed, 16 Jun 2010 14:32:57 EST Read More

SunEdison Acquires Two Solar PV Projects From TransAlta 10 megawatt solar farm to be deployed first TORONTO, June 16 -- SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), today announced its purchase of two ground-mount solar photovoltaic (PV) development projects in Ontario from TransAlta, Canada's largest publicly traded generator and marketer of electricity ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Ministry of Energy and GreenSaver welcome 200th applicant to MEER Program

Published Wed, 16 Jun 2010 10:11:29 EST Read More

Media Release Ontario Ministry of Energy and GreenSaver welcome 200th applicant to MEER Program Ottawa building gets $36,800 in energy efficiency rebates (Ottawa, Wednesday June 16, 2010) GreenSaver is excited to announce the 200th applicant to its Multifamily Energy Efficiency Rebates (MEER) initiative: Queen Elizabeth Towers owned and managed by Carleton Condominiu...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Ministry of Energy and GreenSaver welcome 200th applicant to MEER Program

Published Mon, 14 Jun 2010 09:41:44 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Ontario Ministry of Energy and GreenSaver welcome 200th applicant to MEER Program GreenSaver will celebrate the 200th application to its Multifamily Energy Efficiency Rebates (MEER) program on June 16th in Ottawa. The program, which is funded by the Ontario Power Authority, provides over ...... Click here to read this release



Publication du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés aux gaz à effet de serre du commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario

Published Wed, 26 May 2010 11:23:39 EST Read More

Avis aux médias Attn : Rédacteurs et journalistes dans les domaines de l'environnement, du transport, de l'énergie renouvelable et de la politique Publication du Rapport annuel sur les progrès liés aux gaz à effet de serre du commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario Le commissaire à l'environnement de l'Ontario, M. Gord Miller, publiera son Rapport annuel sur les pro...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

Published Wed, 26 May 2010 11:21:31 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Political Reporters and Editors Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, will release his annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report on Monday, May 31. Entitled Broadening Ontario’s Climate Change Policy Agend...... Click here to read this release



Économie d'énergie - Les occasions d'un grand programme à finir

Published Mon, 3 May 2010 10:53:47 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Économie d'énergie - Les occasions d'un grand programme à finir Queen's Park, le 3 mai 2010 - L'Ontario a besoin d'élaborer une stratégie exhaustive d'économie d'énergie avec la participation du public pour guider les activités en la matière et en mesurer les progrès. Il s'agit de l'une des conclusions du rapport que Gord Miller, le commissai...... Click here to read this release



Energy Conservation - The Opportunities in a Large and Unfinished Agenda

Published Mon, 3 May 2010 10:49:17 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Energy Conservation - The Opportunities in a Large and Unfinished Agenda Queens's Park, May 3, 2010 - Ontario needs a comprehensive energy conservation strategy developed with public participation, to guide energy conservation activity and measure progress. This is one of the conclusions in ...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to report on province's energy conservation performance

Published Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:07:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Local, Environmental, Energy and Political Reporters and Editors Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to report on province's energy conservation performance Environmental Commissioner releases Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report Volume One - an analysis of progress on energy conservation activities in the province. WHEN: Monday, May...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto hosts information workshop on Conservation and Demand Management program

Published Tue, 27 Apr 2010 11:10:40 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate Owners & Tenants, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors YOU'RE INVITED IN NORTH YORK! Energy Conservation is Good Business! BOMA Toronto Conservation Demand Management Workshop Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host an Energy Conservation Workshop in North York outlining the deta...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison to Develop Solar PV Program for Remington in Ontario

Published Mon, 26 Apr 2010 09:49:47 EST Read More

SunEdison to Develop Solar PV Program for Remington in Ontario TORONTO, ONTARIO (April 26, 2010) - SunEdison, a division of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR), announced today that it will be developing and constructing up to fourteen (14) roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with capacity totaling up to 3 Megawatts (MW) for The Remington Group, one of the leading real esta...... Click here to read this release



Climate Change Awareness Act : Bill 6

Published Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:53:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Climate Change Awareness Act : Bill 6 Ottawa-Orléans MPP Phil McNeely will convene a media conference regarding Bill 6, the Climate Change Awareness Act. Date: Wednesday , April 21, 2010 Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: Queen’s Park Media Studio – Ontario Legislature – Main Floor West Background • ...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Toronto celebrates conservation success on Earth Day

Published Tue, 20 Apr 2010 16:30:34 EST Read More

Greening business and commercial space in Toronto - a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Earth Day Backgrounder (Toronto, April 21, 2010) BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program's incentive initiative has substantial incentive dollars in 'green' capital available to commercial building owners, operators and tenants for electricity conservation retrofi...... Click here to read this release



Canada's First Natural Gas Vocational Trucks at Truck World

Published Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:08:33 EST Read More

Canada's First Natural Gas Vocational Trucks at Truck World Low emission work trucks reduce carbon by up to 20% (TORONTO, ON, April 15, 2010) - Canada's first low emission natural gas vocational trucks are on display this week at Truck World 2010 at the Toronto International Centre. The two trucks are the first of five natural gas trucks to receive funding through the Province ...... Click here to read this release



School children visit First Light I Solar Park to kick off Earth Week

Published Thu, 15 Apr 2010 09:55:29 EST Read More

Media Release School children visit First Light I Solar Park to kick off Earth Week STONE MILLS/NAPANEE, ONTARIO (April 15, 2010) - As part of their curriculum leading up to Earth Week, students from two Limestone District public schools in the Stone Mills and Napanee area visited the 9.1 MW First Light I Solar Park today. Students learned first-hand how solar photovoltaic (P...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver presents inaugural award to graduate student in the University of Toronto's Centre for Environment

Published Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:13:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory GreenSaver presents inaugural award to graduate student in the University of Toronto's Centre for Environment A graduate student in the Environmental Studies collaborative program at the Centre for Environment will receive the inaugural GreenSaver Alastair Fairweather Memorial Award from GreenSaver and the University of Toronto on Earth Day 2010. The award was e...... Click here to read this release



Keep the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes Program Alive!

Published Fri, 9 Apr 2010 13:53:20 EST Read More

Keep the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes Program Alive! Facebook group formed to extend federal home energy efficiency incentives (April 9, 2010, Toronto, Ontario) Canadians concerned about home energy efficiency are invited to join a Facebook group calling for the extension of ecoENERGY retrofit incentives. The Facebook group was formed almost immediately after the March 31 anno...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison Approved for FIT Project Development

Published Thu, 8 Apr 2010 15:46:28 EST Read More

Media Release SunEdison Approved for FIT Project Development SunEdison on track to build solar park near Ingleside in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry; eight others in queue for approval this summer Toronto, Ontario (April 8, 2010) – SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR), is pleased to announce the approval of its Fee...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants your stories about energy conservation successes and failures

Published Wed, 7 Apr 2010 14:12:40 EST Read More

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario wants your stories about energy conservation successes and failures New website invites feedback on barriers and incentives (Toronto, April 7, 2010) Gord Miller, Ontario's Environment Commissioner wants to learn more about the barriers and incentives you've experienced when conserving energy in Ontario. He's created a new website at www.o...... Click here to read this release



Napanee area public school students visit First Light Solar Park to kick off Earth Week

Published Wed, 7 Apr 2010 12:21:21 EST Read More

Media Advisory Napanee area public school students visit First Light Solar Park to kick off Earth Week TORONTO, ON - Renewable energy developers SunEdison and SkyPower Limited will demonstrate the benefits of solar energy to local public school students at the award winning First Light solar park in Stone Mills, Ontario, on April 15. Grade 7 and 8 students from two Napanee ...... Click here to read this release



Green Communities Canada urges federal vision, leadership

Published Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:15:53 EST Read More

Green Communities Canada urges federal vision, leadership Don't pull the plug on home energy progress 1 April 2010 - Cancelling Canada's ecoENERGY home retrofit program is a serious mistake, says Green Communities Canada, a national leader in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. "Existing participants can still get retrofit incentives for the time being. But wit...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance responds to suspension of federal government's ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program

Published Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:12:15 EST Read More

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance responds to suspension of federal government's ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program On March 31 2010, the federal government suspended its successful and effective ecoEnergy Home Rebate Program. The program provided incentives for homeowners to perform upgrades that would make their homes more energy efficient. Ken Elsey, President and CEO of the Can...... Click here to read this release



Government suspends Eco-Energy Rebate Program

Published Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:26:53 EST Read More

Government suspends Eco-Energy Rebate Program (Ottawa, March 31, 2010) The federal government has suspended the Eco-Energy Retrofit Homes Program. After identifying that the program would be available to March 2011, Ottawa announced today that it would no longer accept applications to book pre-retrofit evaluations as midnight on March 31, 2010. This means that anyone who has not a...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver Celebrates Earth Hour by opening London office

Published Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:55:44 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters Energy efficiency experts expand into SouthWestern Ontario (London, March 26, 2010) GreenSaver is expanding. The well-known not-for-profit energy efficiency organization has opened an office in London, which will act as a base for servicing SouthWestern Ontario. GreenS...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Dims Lights for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:24:49 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto Dims Lights for Earth Hour (March 26, 2010, Toronto, Ontario) Saturday, March 27th marks the fourth annual Earth Hour. For 60 minutes, buildings all over Canada will dim their lights to show support for the need to conserve energy. This year the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Toronto (BOMA Toronto) is a proud local suppor...... Click here to read this release



Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Two Solar Parks Totalling 18 Megawatts in Ontario, Canada

Published Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:19:31 EST Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Two Solar Parks Totalling 18 Megawatts in Ontario, Canada NORFOLK COUNTY, ONTARIO (March 25, 2010) -A groundbreaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the launch of two solar PV (photovoltaic) parks totalling 18 MW of solar energy capacity in Norfolk County, Ontario-the first utility-scale projects of their kind to break ground in 2010. Parliamentary ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto features Minister Duguid as special guest for Annual General Meeting and Energy Forum

Published Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:30:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory BOMA Toronto features Minister Duguid as special guest for Annual General Meeting and Energy Forum BOMA Toronto welcomes Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to speak at its annual general meeting (Toronto ON) The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Toronto Area (BOMA Toronto) will be hosting three events: the Energy & Environme...... Click here to read this release



Two solar parks break ground in Norfolk County

Published Wed, 10 Mar 2010 15:31:25 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Green Technology, Environment, Energy, Business Editors and Reporters Two solar parks break ground in Norfolk County SunEdison Canada and SkyPower Limited will break ground on two solar PV parks (on...... Click here to read this release



UPDATE - Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop

Published Thu, 4 Mar 2010 11:13:21 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors Energy conservation is good business Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host a workshop in Scarborough outlining the d...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop

Published Mon, 1 Mar 2010 10:51:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Real Estate, Business, Environment, Energy, Conservation Reporters and Editors Energy conservation is good business Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Brad Duguid to address BOMA Toronto conservation and demand management workshop The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto will host a workshop in Scarborough outlining the det...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Communication Options (ECO) passes ten year milestone

Published Tue, 23 Feb 2010 12:41:54 EST Read More

Environmental Communication Options (ECO) passes ten year milestone Canada’s oldest Environmental Relations firm celebrates a decade in business (Toronto/Sudbury ON, February 23 2010) For ten years, Don Huff has done what he loves running: Environmental Communication Options (ECO’s), Canada’s pioneering Environmental Relations firm. The firm has been successful thanks to...... Click here to read this release



Renewable energy approvals and the Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 17 Feb 2010 09:48:17 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe is cited as the author. She can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more information, visit http://envirolaw.com. ...... Click here to read this release



TDSB Taking Action to Go Green

Published Tue, 16 Feb 2010 16:16:28 EST Read More

Attn: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS/EDUCATION EDITORS TDSB Taking Action to Go Green Toronto, ON, Tuesday, February 16, 2010 – The TDSB is taking action on an ambitious and comprehensive environmental strategy that will build a sustainable future not just for our schools, but for our city. Go Green: Climate Change Action Plan, approved by Trustees at the February Board meeting, is a ...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:10:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Photo/News/Business/National/Energy/Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010 Nine Canadian companies make list of world's 100 most sustainable large cap companies TORONTO, February, 11, 2010 - Tomorrow morning, executives of the nine Canadian companies on Corporate Knigh...... Click here to read this release



IFMA, Toronto Chapter, and the BOMA Toronto CDM Program Cooperate on Conservation

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:16:17 EST Read More

IFMA, Toronto Chapter, and the BOMA Toronto CDM Program Cooperate on Conservation (February 11, 2010) The BOMA Toronto Conservation & Demand Management (CDM) Program and the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), Toronto Chapter, are pleased to announce their cooperation in bringing energy conservation information, education and cash incentives to the membership of IFMA....... Click here to read this release



FREE info sessions on BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management Program

Published Wed, 10 Feb 2010 12:16:51 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Environment, Energy, Green Building, Construction, Event Editors FREE info sessions on BOMA Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management Program (Toronto, February, 2010) Building on the momentum of its recently doubled incentives, The Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area's (BOMA Toronto) Conservation and Demand Management (...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program launches online incentive application and ‘case study’ system

Published Wed, 3 Feb 2010 16:33:02 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program launches online incentive application and ‘case study’ system (Toronto, Feb 4, 2010) The BOMA CDM Program incentive application process and its overall website experience have been significantly enhanced. All BOMA CDM Program applications for electricity conservation incentives can now be done completely online at ...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights unveils list of Canada's most sustainable cities

Published Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:13:43 EST Read More

Vancouver tops list of Canada's most sustainable cities Toronto and Yellowknife take top spots in large and small city categories (Toronto ON, Feb. 3, 2010) Vancouver, BC gets a gold medal for its leadership in urban sustainability. The fourth annual Corporate Knights Most Sustainable Cities Ranking recognizes Toronto, ON as first in the Big City category, Vancouver, BC as...... Click here to read this release



Albertans understand the value of home energy efficiency and are supportive of a better building code in order to get it

Published Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:11:17 EST Read More

Media Release Albertans understand the value of home energy efficiency and are supportive of a better building code in order to get it (Calgary, Feb. 2, 2010) A poll of Alberta consumers, commissioned by the Pembina Institute, NAIMA Canada and the Consumers Council of Canada, illustrates the very strong interest Albertans have in home energy efficiency and their support for an...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Poll shows Albertans support more energy efficient homes and an updated provincial building code

Published Tue, 2 Feb 2010 10:15:02 EST Read More

Attn: News, real estate and housing editors Interview Opportunity Poll shows Albertans support more energy efficient homes and an updated provincial building code Jesse Row, Director, Sustainable Communities Group at the Pembina Institute is available in Calgary for interviews. Mr. Row can speak to the following points: • The benefits of energy efficient homes • Po...... Click here to read this release



Haiti receives solar technology from GreenSaver

Published Thu, 28 Jan 2010 13:25:34 EST Read More

Haiti receives solar technology from GreenSaver (Thursday, January 28, 2010) Haiti’s humanitarian crisis had dominated media coverage for the past two weeks. The scale of the devastation is overwhelming, even from half a world away. Canadians have been very generous, donating as much money, time and resources as they can, and GreenSaver is eager to do its part. For the month of F...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos

Published Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:17:27 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos Over 70% of top companies on sustainable path a full list of the Global 100 is available by clicking on Download Original Release to the right DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, (embargoed until 12.01 a.m. EST) January 27, 2010 – Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, an...... Click here to read this release



UPDATE: GreenSaver extends federal home renovation tax credit

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 15:12:15 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver extends federal home renovation tax credit (Monday, January 25, Toronto ON) “It’s never too late to save energy”, Greg Labbe, Director of GreenSaver’s Responsible Renovations division, declared. “Our Responsible Renovation division will be waiving the GST on labour and materials for energy efficient retrofits booked or completed by February 28...... Click here to read this release



Canadian LED lights installed at Rocky Mountain landmark

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:42:28 EST Read More

Media Release Canadian LED lights installed at Rocky Mountain landmark (January 25, 2010, Banff, Alberta) The Banff Park Museum, a Canadian landmark, is now more prominent as it basks in the glow of newly installed energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) exterior lights. Completed just before the Olympic Torch Relay passed through Banff, the 73 exterior lights enhance ...... Click here to read this release



A failure to renew federal support for renewable energy will send jobs and investment to the U.S.

Published Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:27:18 EST Read More

A failure to renew federal support for renewable energy will send jobs and investment to the U.S. Despite a global economic recession, renewable energy development in Canada continued to charge ahead in 2009. A record 950 MW of wind energy was installed - representing more than $2 billion in investment and thousands of jobs - and Canada's installed wind energy capacity has now i...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver extends federal home renovation tax credit

Published Fri, 22 Jan 2010 11:15:03 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver rewards procrastinators in GTA and Golden Horseshoe (Friday, January 22, Toronto ON) “It’s never too late to save energy”, Greg Labbe, Director of GreenSaver’s Responsible Renovations division, declared. “Our Responsible Renovation division will be waiving the GST on labour and materials for energy efficient retrofits booked or completed by February...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics Receives Interest Free Loan From Government of Canada

Published Tue, 19 Jan 2010 09:03:08 EST Read More

CRS Electronics Receives Interest Free Loan From Government of Canada (January 18 2010, Welland ON) - CRS Electronics Inc. ("CRS"), (TSX-V:LED), an inventor, developer and manufacturer of LED lighting, is pleased to report that the Southern Ontario Development Program (SODP) has granted an interest free loan to the Company to a maximum amount of $825,595. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Mi...... Click here to read this release



Canada's biggest polluters slash emissions while economy grows, says Corporate Knights

Published Wed, 16 Dec 2009 10:23:31 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News/National/Environment/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Canada's biggest polluters slash emissions Canadian GDP up, carbon pollution down for large emitters (Toronto, Canada, December 16, 2009) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine released a summary of the changes in emissions levels from Canada's top ten biggest greenhouse gas polluters. ...... Click here to read this release



Canada's climate performance illegal - Friends of the Earth asks Supreme Court to rule on critical points of law (Kyoto and Copenhagen)

Published Tue, 15 Dec 2009 09:14:56 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Canada facing legal challenge for breaking federal global warming law OTTAWA (December 15, 2009) - The Government of Canada is facing a landmark legal challenge in the country's top court for failing to take action on global warming -- specifically for refusing to respect a federal law that requires reductions in greenhouse gas emissions...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Renewable energy and wood stoves

Published Fri, 11 Dec 2009 17:05:42 EST Read More

Burn Wood? Burn Wise! Increase the heat and reduce the smoke from your woodstove By: Craig Gutowski NOTE TO EDITORS: This piece is available for publication at no charge so long as Mr. Gutowski is cited as the author. Contact information for local and regional woodstove experts is available by contacting the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association of Canada at: 1-800-7...... Click here to read this release



SunEdison and SkyPower Receive Canadian Solar Award

Published Wed, 9 Dec 2009 15:26:17 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SunEdison and SkyPower Receive Canadian Solar Award Canadian Solar Industries Association Honors First Light Solar Energy Park in Stone Mills, Ontario Toronto, Canada – December 9, 2009 – SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic materials (NYSE: WFR) along with project partner, SkyPower, have been awarded the “Solar PV Project of the Yea...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Not On Track to Meet Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets

Published Tue, 8 Dec 2009 10:22:25 EST Read More

Media Release Ontario Not On Track to Meet Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets (Tuesday, December 8, 2009, Toronto - The Ontario government's plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions does not have the tools necessary to meet its GHG emission targets. The government is projecting that it will fall short of its goals, even though the future reductions projected by the governme...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - SunEdison President will be available for media interviews

Published Fri, 4 Dec 2009 12:22:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Environment, Renewable Energy Reporters and Editors SunEdison President will be available for media interviews SunEdison President Carlos Domenech will be in Toronto for the CanSIA Solar Conference, and available for interviews. Mr. Domenech can speak to the following points: • Details of the First Light Solar Park, a partnership between...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2008/2009

Published Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:45:29 EST Read More

Media Advisory Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report 2008/2009 WHEN: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:00 am WHERE: Queen's Park Media Studio WHAT: The Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, will submit to the Legislative Assembly a review of the progress of activities in Ontario to reduce greenhouse ga...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program Incentives Doubled

Published Wed, 2 Dec 2009 11:27:37 EST Read More

BOMA Toronto CDM Program Incentives Doubled (Toronto, Dec. 2, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program has doubled incentives for all non-lighting projects. This was announced by BOMA CDM Program Director Wayne Proulx at the Property Management Exposition & Conference. Effective immediately, the new incenti...... Click here to read this release



Energy efficient holidays are happy holidays

Published Tue, 1 Dec 2009 15:37:10 EST Read More

Energy efficient holidays are happy holidays The holidays are just around the corner, and everyday routines will be abandoned for fun with family and friends. That doesn't mean you have to stop saving energy and money, though. Here are some tips from GreenSaver to make your festive season happy and environmentally friendly: • Use energy efficient holiday lights. Light-emit...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves its 300th applicant – First Canadian Place

Published Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:50:32 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto’s Conservation and Demand Management Program approves its 300th applicant – First Canadian Place (Toronto, November 26, 2009) Brookfield Properties, owner of First Canadian Place, continues to be motivated to reduce its electricity consumption and carbon footprint at First Canadian Place. With the latest lighting retrofit in its Food Court, Fir...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Conference 2009 Blazes a Trail in Ontario

Published Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:17:03 EST Read More

Community Power Conference 2009 Blazes a Trail in Ontario (Tuesday, November 17, 2009) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) wraps up a very successful 1st Annual Community Power Conference with the creation of a new 'International Community Power working group' with OSEA and the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). Dr. Josef Pesch from Freiburg, Germany, said, 'this wi...... Click here to read this release



News Article - I thought that I would never see…my neighbour hacking at my (our?) tree

Published Mon, 16 Nov 2009 12:37:59 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and Ms. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For mor...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference

Published Sat, 14 Nov 2009 20:46:19 EST Read More

Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is hosting its first annual Community Power Conference November 15-16. Community Power and renewable energy experts from around the world will be speaking about current issues and trends in the sector, how it’s growing and how it can be developed. T...... Click here to read this release



Statement from George Smitherman, MPP

Published Mon, 9 Nov 2009 10:51:12 EST Read More

STATEMENT FROM GEORGE SMITHERMAN, MPP Yesterday I advised Premier McGuinty of my decision to resign from his Cabinet. This was an important step for me as I begin to make the transition to being a candidate for mayor of Toronto. While I will no longer serve in the Cabinet, I will continue to serve as the MPP for Toronto Centre in the Ontario legislature for the time being. I have a...... Click here to read this release



Aboriginal issues on agenda for Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Community Power Conference 2009

Published Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:30:01 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Community, Energy, Environment Reporters and Editors Aboriginal issues on agenda for Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Community Power Conference 2009 The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) will host its first annual Community Power Conference (CP2009) this November 15-16. CPC2009 incorporates themes and issues of particular intere...... Click here to read this release



Living LEED Platinum in Newmarket

Published Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:22:44 EST Read More

Media release Attention: Home, energy & environmental reporters Living LEED Platinum in Newmarket Newmarket Family's home is the first to be Platinum certified NEWMARKET, ON November 4, 2009: In a ceremony attended by the Honourable George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, the Dunlop family celebrated being the first of 34 famili...... Click here to read this release



St Marys Cement awarded Silver Certification in Energy Excellence

Published Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:28:51 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community, Business and Environment Reporters and Editors S...... Click here to read this release



Stephen Koch of NAIMA Canada to speak at GreenPrint 2010

Published Tue, 27 Oct 2009 09:59:39 EST Read More

Stephen Koch of NAIMA Canada to speak at GreenPrint 2010 (Ottawa, October 27, 2009) Stephen Koch, Executive Director of the North American Insulation Manufacturers' Association Canada, will speak at the GreenPrint Conference on November 12, 2009 in Toronto. Mr. Koch's speech, entitled "Moving the Process of Building's Energy Efficiency Forward", will focus on energy efficiency in buil...... Click here to read this release



St Marys Cement Bowmanville becomes first North American industrial organization to receive Certification in Energy Excellence

Published Thu, 22 Oct 2009 12:10:59 EST Read More

St Marys Cement Bowmanville becomes first North American industrial organization to receive Certification in Energy Excellence Presentation by Phil McNelly MPP Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy & Infrastructure What: Certificate presentation for Bowmanville facility reaching the milestone of achieving certification in Energy Excellence. The event will be...... Click here to read this release



OSEA to host First Annual Community Power Conference

Published Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:36:56 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Environment, Renewable Energy and Community Reporters and Editors OSEA to host First Annual Community Power Conference Early bird registration extended until October 30th (Toronto, October 15, 2009) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is gearing up for the first annual Community Power Conference. Scheduled for November 15 to 16, the...... Click here to read this release



City Councillor Joe Mihevc harnesses solar power

Published Wed, 14 Oct 2009 08:57:25 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Environment, Technology, Energy, Political Editors and Reporters City Councillor Joe Mihevc harnesses solar power Joe Mihevc, City Councillor for Ward 21 (St. Paul's West), has recently installed a solar domestic hot water heater on his house. Come visit his home on October 14th and you'll see why this Fall is a great time for solar. Councillor Mihevc...... Click here to read this release



OPA offers online information session on Feed-In Tariff Programs

Published Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:40:11 EST Read More

Media Advisory ATTENTION: Editors and Website Administrators OPA offers online information session on Feed-In Tariff Programs The Ontario Power Authority invites you to participate in a two-hour web-enabled teleconference during which we will provide you with a high-level overview of each of the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) and microFIT Programs, followed by a telephone question and a...... Click here to read this release



Peter Love forms Love Energy Consultants Inc

Published Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:15:20 EST Read More

Peter Love forms Love Energy Consultants Inc. Peter Love, Ontario’s first Chief Energy Conservation Officer, recently formed a consultancy firm to foster culture change as part of his commitment to advancing sustainability. He will be available to journalists and authorities to speak on a number of topics regarding energy efficiency and sustainability, including: • Potential, ta...... Click here to read this release



L'ONTARIO APPUIE LES PROJETS D'ÉNERGIE VERTE POUR LES COMMUNAUTÉS DES PREMIÈRES NATIONS ET MÉTIS

Published Thu, 3 Sep 2009 16:33:39 EST Read More

L'ONTARIO APPUIE LES PROJETS D'ÉNERGIE VERTE POUR LES COMMUNAUTÉS DES PREMIÈRES NATIONS ET MÉTIS L'honorable George Smitherman, vice-premier ministre et ministre de l'Énergie et de l'Infrastructure, fera une annonce à propos d'initiatives ayant pour but d'aider les communautés de Premières nations et métis qui souhaitent entreprendre des projets d'énergie renouvelable. Les ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario to support First Nations and Metis green energy opportunities

Published Thu, 3 Sep 2009 16:29:00 EST Read More

ONTARIO TO SUPPORT FIRST NATIONS AND MÉTIS GREEN ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES The Honourable George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure will make an announcement about initiatives to assist First Nations and Métis communities interested in renewable energy projects. The initiatives help address key objectives of the Green Energy Act, including developing r...... Click here to read this release



Conserve the Light energy efficiency and conservation conference begins in Thunder Bay

Published Thu, 3 Sep 2009 09:27:37 EST Read More

Media Release Conserve the Light a Provincial First Nations and Métis Energy Efficiency and Conservation Conference begins in Thunder Bay Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to speak today at 6:30pm (Thunder Bay, ON. September 3, 2009) The Conserve the Light conference, which started today at the Valhalla Hotel, has attracted over 200 First Nations leaders, communi...... Click here to read this release



Thunder Bay site of historic Gathering of Traditional and Christian First Nation and Métis Elders from across Ontario

Published Tue, 1 Sep 2009 10:23:13 EST Read More

Media Release Thunder Bay site of historic Gathering of Traditional and Christian First Nation and Métis Elders from across Ontario Gathering to bring recommendations on Protecting Mother Earth through energy conservation to the Conserve the Light conference (Fort William First Nation/Thunder Bay, ON, September 1, 2009) The Teepees, Sweat and Teaching lodges are now...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Community Power Conference 2009

Published Mon, 31 Aug 2009 16:51:52 EST Read More

Media Advisory Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Community Power Conference 2009 The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) will host its first annual Community Power Conference (CP2009) this November 15-16. The event will celebrate the Micro FIT and Feed-in Tariff programs that will be instrumental to the success of Community Power projects in Ontario, making the ...... Click here to read this release



Thunder Bay to host Conserve the Light Gathering

Published Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:46:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Thunder Bay to host Conserve the Light Gathering Province-wide First Nations and Métis energy efficiency conference and Elders gathering (Thunder Bay) A First Nations and Métis Energy Efficiency Conference will take place as a result of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures for Aboriginal Communities (EEMAC) program. The conference will tak...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto’s CDM Program Helps Fight the 3 H’s of Summer

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:29:23 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto’s CDM Program Helps Fight the 3 H’s of Summer (Toronto, August 19, 2009) After a month of below-the-norm temperatures, the August heat wave seems to be settling in. During this hot, hazy and humid period, many of us are turning up our home air conditioning systems. Commercial properties are no different. Peak electricity has always be...... Click here to read this release



Niagara Region gets greener with launch of PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2009 13:12:30 EST Read More

Media Release Niagara Region gets greener with launch of PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan (Welland, August 19th, 2009) Continuing its 25 year environmental mission to make homes across Ontario more energy efficient, GreenSaver has partnered with PenFinancial Credit Union to offer the new PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan, the first ...... Click here to read this release



PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan to be launched in Niagara Region

Published Mon, 17 Aug 2009 17:28:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan to be launched in Niagara Region (Welland, August 17, 2009) GreenSaver has partnered with PenFinancial Credit Union to offer the new PenFinancial GreenSaver Home Improvement Loan, the first of its kind in the Niagara Region. GreenSaver customers who conduct an ecoENERGY assessment are eligible to app...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto's CDM program hits $10 million milestone

Published Wed, 5 Aug 2009 15:25:33 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto's CDM program hits $10 million milestone (Toronto, August 5, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto's Conservation Demand Management (CDM) Program has hit a significant milestone in its delivery of electricity conservation incentives - $10,000,000 in committed conservation incentives for over 100 buildings in Toronto. ...... Click here to read this release



Conserve the Light Gathering - a First Nations and Métis energy efficiency conference

Published Fri, 24 Jul 2009 10:51:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory Conserve the Light Gathering - a First Nations and Métis energy efficiency conference (July 24, 2009) As part of the ongoing Energy Efficiency & Conservation Measures for Aboriginal Communities (EEMAC) program, Charles Fox Consulting Inc. and the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) will convene a Gathering of Ontario First Nations and Métis Elders and Leadership and ...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto's CDM Program has been extended

Published Wed, 22 Jul 2009 13:45:13 EST Read More

Media Release BOMA Toronto's CDM Program has been extended (Toronto, July 21, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto's Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Program has been extended to December 31, 2010. The extension allows interested commercial building owners, tenants and channel partners, in the '416' telephone exchange area, to apply f...... Click here to read this release



Toronto residents send Hot Spots to OneToronto

Published Tue, 21 Jul 2009 12:45:33 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO RESIDENTS SEND HOTSPOTS TO ONETORONTO.CA Toronto, July 21 - Volunteers with OneToronto.ca were out again various neighbourhoods to clean up dozens of so called "hot spots" around the city. George Smitherman, MPP for Toronto Centre, joined residents in clean ups at Carlton Street east of Church Street, Yonge Street north of Bloor Street, and the Quee...... Click here to read this release



World Wind Energy Award 2009 goes to George Smitherman, Energy Minister of Ontario

Published Thu, 25 Jun 2009 09:57:09 EST Read More

World Wind Energy Award 2009 goes to George Smitherman, Energy Minister of Ontario Toronto/Jeju/Bonn (WWEA/OSEA/GEAA) - The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and its partners in the Green Energy Act Alliance (GEAA) congratulate Hon. George Smitherman on receiving the World Wind Energy Award 2009. On the occasion of the 8th World Wind Ene...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program helps city keep cool and save money

Published Wed, 24 Jun 2009 10:24:51 EST Read More

Media Release Beat the heat with BOMA Toronto's CDM Program Electricity demand and management program keeps cool and saves cost (Toronto, June 24, 2009) Today, electricity use is expected to hit its highest level in 2009, as temperatures hit 29oC. Today peak electricity use is projected to be 21,945 MW (5:00pm EDT) in Ontario compared to approximately 21,000 MW yester...... Click here to read this release



News Article: Play it cool and save big this summer with some simple tips to reduce your energy use

Published Tue, 23 Jun 2009 15:17:17 EST Read More

Play it cool and save big this summer with some simple tips to reduce your energy use With many Ontarians looking forward to another hot summer at the cottage relaxing by the lake, GreenSaver wants to remind homeowners that summer time doesn't mean you should take a holiday from energy conservation. Before departing, there are a number of things you can do to make your home 'energy secur...... Click here to read this release



Hydro One Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2009

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2009 08:48:24 EST Read More

Attention: News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Hydro One Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2009 New in 2009: Top Foreign Corporate Citizens in Canada (Toronto, Ontario, June 22, 2009) Corporate Knights has released the 8th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada's top corporate citizens. Citizenship ...... Click here to read this release



PacLease Makes Adding Hybrid Trucks to Fleet Easier for Canadian Springs

Published Mon, 15 Jun 2009 08:51:03 EST Read More

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PacLease Makes Adding Hybrid Trucks to Fleet Easier for Canadian Springs Hybrid Delivers 37 Percent Improvement in Fuel Economy for Water Distributor VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 13, 2009 - When Canadian Springs wanted to adopt hybrid diesel-electric technology into its fleet of trucks, it turned to PACCAR Leasing (PacLease) t...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code

Published Tue, 9 Jun 2009 17:17:21 EST Read More

Media Release Two new programs to help reduce energy consumption for commercial building owners and tenants The BOMA Toronto CDM Program announces two new energy conservation programs for commercial properties in the '416' area code (Toronto, June 10, 2009) The Building Owners and Managers Association of (BOMA) Toronto, on behalf of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), ...... Click here to read this release



TCPLA welcomes the Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 19 May 2009 09:51:55 EST Read More

The Toronto Centre Provincial Liberal Association (TCPLA) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, May 14th 2009, the Ontario Green Energy Act (GEA) was passed into law by the Ontario legislature.. The Green Energy Act is a bold series of co-ordinated actions motivated by government’s desire to create substantial employment in a green economy and reduce Ontario’s impact on the climate. In ...... Click here to read this release



Home energy audits in new Green Energy Act a positive step towards consumer protection

Published Thu, 14 May 2009 16:44:51 EST Read More

Home energy audits in new Green Emergy Act a positive step towards consumer protection Today, the Ontario legislature passed Bill150. Better known as the Green Energy and Environment Act, Bill 150 will help protect consumer rights by mandating home energy efficiency audits at point of sale. Having this information will allow home buyers to make an educated purchasing choice. WHO:...... Click here to read this release



News Article: New GREEN ENERGY ACT Promises Low-Carbon Future

Published Thu, 14 May 2009 11:58:43 EST Read More

To the Editor: This is an article from a series of monthly columns by Environmental Law Specialist Dianne Saxe, one of the top 25 environmental lawyers in the world, and. Jackie Campbell. These articles are available for publishing at no charge, provided Dr. Saxe and Ms. Campbell are cited as the authors. Dr. Saxe can be contacted at (416) 962 5882 or admin@envirolaw.com. For more i...... Click here to read this release



New poll shows Ontario’s Green Energy Act (Bill 150) is on the right track with home energy efficiency measurement

Published Thu, 23 Apr 2009 14:20:59 EST Read More

Media Release New poll shows Ontario’s Green Energy Act (Bill 150) is on the right track with home energy efficiency measurement A majority of Ontarians support mandatory home energy efficiency labeling and expect it to be common across North America soon says poll done this week (Toronto, April 23, 2009) The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) and NAIMA Cana...... Click here to read this release



How Ontario consumers benefit from home energy audits proposed in Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 20 Apr 2009 13:12:46 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity – Home Energy Audits The benefits to Ontario consumers of the proposed home energy audits in the Green Energy Act (Bill 150) currently before the Ontario Legislature Who: Stephen Koch, Executive Director of NAIMA Canada, representing a majority of fiber insulation manufacturers in Canada What: Mr. Koch can provide commentary on: • How th...... Click here to read this release



Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:45:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Deputy Premier to speak at Energy and Environment Forum Minister of Energy and Infrastructure to address what the Green Energy Act means to building owners and managers Deputy Premier, and Minster of Energy and Infrastructure, George Smitherman will discuss the recently tabled Green Energy Act tomorrow morning. Minister Smitherman is scheduled to spe...... Click here to read this release



Climate Action Now joins the GreenSaver family to bring Energy Assessments to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby

Published Mon, 30 Mar 2009 09:30:19 EST Read More

Media Release Climate Action Now joins the GreenSaver family to bring Energy Assessments to St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby (St. Catharines, March 29, 2009) It just got easier to get home energy assessment done in the Niagara Region. GreenSaver, the largest non-profit home energy audit organization dedicated to environmental energy efficiency in Ontario, has add...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour

Published Fri, 27 Mar 2009 16:56:04 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Community/Energy/Environment/News Reporters and Editors BOMA Canada powers down for Earth Hour (Saturday, March 28, 2009) BOMA members all over Canada will participate in the second annual Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 pm this evening. "BOMA is proud that so many of our members are participating in this great event," said Diana O...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Fund approves grants for six new community projects

Published Tue, 17 Mar 2009 09:38:46 EST Read More

Communities in Waterloo Region, Peterborough County, Nipissing, Greater Toronto Area and Northwestern Ontario forge ahead with renewable energy project development Communities in Waterloo Region, Peterborough County, Nipissing, Greater Toronto Area and Northwestern Ontario forge ahead with renewable energy project development (Toronto, Ontario) The Community Power Fund announ...... Click here to read this release



OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF

Published Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:26:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory For Immediate Release OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and Colin Andersen, CEO, Ontario Power Authority, will discuss details of the proposed feed-in tariff program for renewable energy projects contemplated under the Green Energy Act. When: ...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed in Manitoulin Island Event

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:54:09 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Manitoulin Island Workshop (M’Chigeeng ON., Feb 25, 2009)- Citizens from Manitoulin Island and surrounding areas attended a workshop at the M’Chigeeng First Nation Community Complex today, organized by the M’Chigeeng First Nation and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSE...... Click here to read this release



Caledon event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:48:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory Caledon event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario re...... Click here to read this release



Markdale event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:10:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory Markdale event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario r...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa River Institute welcomes Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:13:25 EST Read More

Media Release Ottawa River Institute welcomes Green Energy Act (Griffith, Feb 25, 2009) The Ottawa River Institute with its mission to foster sustainable communities and ecological integrity, welcomes the introduction of the Green Energy Act by the Ontario government. "We are particularly pleased that government acknowledges the great contribution to be made by small power p...... Click here to read this release



Why should you get an energy assessment on your home?

Published Wed, 25 Feb 2009 08:55:07 EST Read More

What Exactly is an Energy Audit or Assessment? The value of an Energy Assessment on your largest investment (Toronto, ON, February 25, 2009) - Buying a home is, for many, the largest investment that they will make in their lifetime. Yet, unlike buying a car (mpg ratings) or buying an appliance (Energystar ratings), there is really nothing which would indicate to the homebuyer h...... Click here to read this release



AgriEnergy Producers Welcome Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:06:31 EST Read More

Media Release AgriEnergy Producers Welcome Green Energy Act (Ottawa, Feb. 24, 2009) The AgriEnergy Producers’ Association of Ontario applauds the introduction of the Green Energy Act tabled yesterday in the Ontario Legislature. “It is heartening to see this shift in priorities. The government is to be commended for recognizing the considerable benefits of renewable ener...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Sault Ste. Marie Workshop

Published Tue, 24 Feb 2009 10:10:47 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Sault Ste. Marie Workshop (Sault Ste. Marie ON., Feb 24, 2009) - Citizens from Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding areas attended a workshop at the Holiday Inn Waterfront today, organized by ULERN and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). A presentation was made outlining wha...... Click here to read this release



GreenSaver applauds Canada's first Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:34:26 EST Read More

Media Release GreenSaver applauds Canada's first Green Energy Act (Toronto, ON, February 23, 2009) Today, the province of Ontario tabled legislation that will focus on renewable energy, energy conservation and creating a new, green economy. Premier McGuinty's Green Energy Act manages to address some very important issues. If passed, the legislation will streamline the env...... Click here to read this release



NAIMA hails Green Energy Act as an important step towards a green economy

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:10:45 EST Read More

Media Release Ontario government unveils Canada's first Green Energy Act NAIMA hails legislation as an important step towards a green economy (Toronto, ON, February 23, 2009) Today, the province of Ontario tabled its first Green Energy Act. The legislation is aimed at building renewable energy, encouraging energy conservation and creating green jobs in Ontario. The...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Re-invents the meaning of Energy Efficiency

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:12:52 EST Read More

Ontario Re-invents the meaning of Energy Efficiency (February 23, 2009 – Toronto) “Today’s introduction of a Green Energy Act is about to launch Ontario into a leadership position in the race to be the most Energy Efficient economy in Canada. Perhaps the world,” said Ken Elsey, President of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA). When George Smitherman accepted the...... Click here to read this release



Conservation Council of Ontario calls Green Energy Act a step towards the conserver society

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2009 13:46:30 EST Read More

Power to the People Green Energy Act a step towards the conserver society (Toronto, Ontario, February 23, 2009) - Ontario's new Green Energy Act will help people across Ontario become more actively involved in the de-centralized production of green power and it will help them save money on their energy bills. "It's power to the people" says Chris Winter, the Executive Direct...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed at Sudbury Workshop

Published Wed, 18 Feb 2009 13:36:31 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Sudbury Workshop (Sudbury ON., Feb 18, 2009)- Citizens from Sudbury and surrounding areas attended a workshop at Cambrian College today, organized by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA), a founding member of the Green Energy Act Alliance (GEAA). A presentation was made pr...... Click here to read this release



Manitoulin Island event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:00:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory Manitoulin Island event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all On...... Click here to read this release



Sault Ste Marie event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:46:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sault Ste. Marie event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario\'s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all On...... Click here to read this release



Walkerton event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:38:26 EST Read More

Media Advisory Walkerton event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario residents...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics achieves record performance for LED MR16 replacement lamps

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:28:58 EST Read More

CRS Electronics achieves record performance for LED MR16 replacement lamps (Welland, Ontario, February 17, 2009) CRS Electronics, a world leader in Light Emitting Diode (LED) MR16 halogen replacement lamps, has achieved another significant breakthrough in performance. The company has received confirmation from LTL Testing Laboratory Inc., a US Department of Energy CALiPER qualified...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of North Bay Meeting

Published Mon, 16 Feb 2009 11:25:02 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of North Bay Meeting (North Bay ON., Feb 14, 2009)- Citizens from North Bay and surrounding area attended a workshop at Nipissing University today (February 14), organized by the Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION) and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). The presenta...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed at Renfrew County meeting

Published Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:21:23 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crisis is theme of Renfrew County Meeting (Cobden ON., Feb 11, 2009)- Citizens from Renfrew County and surrounding areas attended a meeting at the Whitewater Region Memorial Township Hall last night (February 10) organized by the Ottawa River Institute and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA)...... Click here to read this release



Sarnia event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 16:17:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sarnia event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario res...... Click here to read this release



North Bay event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:11:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory North Bay event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario re...... Click here to read this release



Cobden Event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 2 Feb 2009 09:38:30 EST Read More

Media Advisory Cobden event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario res...... Click here to read this release



North-western Ontario First Nation initiative - Two Feathers Forest Products receives attention in Federal Budget

Published Wed, 28 Jan 2009 13:42:51 EST Read More

Two Feathers Forest Products initiative involving Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, Pikangikum First Nation, and Eagle Lake First Nation in North-western Ontario receives attention in Federal Budget (Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, Ontario, January 28, 2009) “Momentum is growing – and we are well on our way,” are the words used by Terry Favelle (President, Two Feather Forest Products and...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights -Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list unveiled in Davos

Published Wed, 28 Jan 2009 10:39:05 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights -Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list unveiled in Davos (DAVOS, Switzerland, January 28, 2009) Corporate Knights Inc. and Innovest Strategic Value Advisors today announced the fifth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. The Global 100 includes companies from 15 countries encompassing all sectors of the...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2009 15:33:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory Ottawa event to discuss legislation would that make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario residents to...... Click here to read this release



Kingston event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 26 Jan 2009 11:10:12 EST Read More

Media Advisory Kingston event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario’s green electricity. To show how ordinary people have become power generat...... Click here to read this release



Picton event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 23 Jan 2009 17:08:44 EST Read More

Media Advisory Picton event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario residents to...... Click here to read this release



Leaders in Green home building honoured at 2008 EnerQuality Awards of Excellence

Published Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:25:12 EST Read More

Commitment to sustainable, energy efficient building celebrated at luncheon ceremony (Toronto, Jan.14, 2009) Building professionals from across Ontario gathered to honour the best in sustainable and energy efficient homebuilding at the EnerQuality Corporation 2008 Awards of Excellence presentations. ”We witnessed tremendous growth and participation in green build...... Click here to read this release



Penetanguishene has THE EDGE to reduce municipal electricity costs

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:03:53 EST Read More

Penetanguishene has THE EDGE to reduce municipal electricity costs (Penetanguishene, January 2009) Penetanguishene has new LED (Light emitting diode) streetlights in the form of 278 THE EDGE Area Luminaires supplied by RuudLED. To date 242 units have been installed giving this community (160 km north-west of Toronto) the distinction of being the Canadian leader in the adoption of energy ...... Click here to read this release



Penetanguishene a Canadian leader in adopting energy efficient technology

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2009 09:40:06 EST Read More

Penetanguishene a Canadian leader in adopting energy efficient technology New LED (Light Emitting Diode) streetlights cut electricity costs (Penetanguishene, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2009) The Mayor and Councillors of Penetanguishene (Pen-e-tang-WISH-ene, located NW of Barrie on the shore of Georgian Bay) were presented with a Certificate of Recognition by Ontario's Chief Energy Con...... Click here to read this release



Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation

Published Fri, 9 Jan 2009 17:50:33 EST Read More

Media Advisory Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation Ontario town undertakes Canada's largest LED streetlight retrofit - reduces electricity consumption by over 60 percent WHEN: Monday, January 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Council Chambers - Penetanguishene Municipal Building, 10 R...... Click here to read this release



EnerQuality celebrates leaders in energy efficient and green building at 2008 Awards of Excellence

Published Fri, 9 Jan 2009 09:21:02 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Energy/Environment/Construction/News Reporters and Editors EnerQuality celebrates leaders in energy efficient and green building at 2008 Awards of Excellence EnerQuality Corporation will honour Ontario's best and most innovative home builders and construction professionals at the 2008 EnerQuality Awards of Excellence. Nominees are leaders in sustainable c...... Click here to read this release



EcoEnergy audits to be offered throughout Ontario by GreenSaver and Ontario Association of Home Inspectors

Published Thu, 11 Dec 2008 08:44:24 EST Read More

Media Release Greensaver and OAHI - our new province-wide green team (Toronto, December 11th, 2008) GreenSaver and the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI) have joined forces to offer EcoENERGY home audits across Ontario. Beginning in January 2009, OAHI members will be trained and integrated into the GreenSaver service areas. This will provide a one stop approach to...... Click here to read this release



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario assesses province's Climate Change Action Plan

Published Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:48:49 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Progress in a Climate of Change: Measuring the success of the government's climate change commitments (Queen's Park, December 10, 2008) "It is critical that, in these challenging economic times, we refuse to compromise on our commitments to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction," said Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), today ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan: Environmental Commissioner responds

Published Wed, 10 Dec 2008 09:37:14 EST Read More

Media Advisory The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario responds to the Government of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan Web-based Media Briefing 1:30pm, December 10, 2008 (duration 30 minutes) The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is obligated to respond to “Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan: Creating our Sustainable Future Annual Report 2007-2008...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa River Institute supports Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 5 Dec 2008 11:12:40 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Pembroke, Ontario (Friday, December 5, 2008) - The Green Energy Act Alliance released its expectations for the upcoming Ontario Green Energy Act at Queen’s Park today, during the critically important global climate change conference in Poznan, Poland. The Alliance recommendations for the Act will help bring economic prosperity and new ‘gr...... Click here to read this release



Countryside Energy Co-operative supports Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 5 Dec 2008 11:10:21 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Milverton, Ontario (Friday, December 5, 2008) - At Queen’s Park today, during the critically important global climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, the Green Energy Act Alliance released its expectations for the upcoming Ontario Green Energy Act. The Alliance’s recommendations for the Act can bring economic prosperity and new & susta...... Click here to read this release



Efficient Wood Heating is Good for the Environment

Published Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:30:15 EST Read More

Cut greenhouse gas emissions and save money at the same time - heating with wood does not contribute to global warming and climate change the way the "fossil" fuels do Firewood is a renewable energy resource like wind, solar and hydroelectric power. To adequately respond to the global warming challenge, we need to start using more renewables and less oil, gas and coal. Heating with wood ...... Click here to read this release



Enbridge Gas Distribution helps EnviroCentre weatherize 150 Ottawa Community Housing homes

Published Wed, 26 Nov 2008 15:03:29 EST Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY Learn how Enbridge Gas Distribution is helping EnviroCentre weatherize 150 Ottawa Community Housing homes WHEN: Friday, November 28, 2008 at 10 am WHO: Hon. Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services Jo-Anne Poirier, CEO, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation Will Akkermans, General Manager, Eastern Region, Enbridge Gas Distribu...... Click here to read this release



Kyoto - Le Canada de nouveau devant les tribunaux

Published Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:26:24 EST Read More

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Diffusion immédiate Kyoto : Le Canada de nouveau devant les tribunaux L’arrêt concernant la Loi sur l’application du Protocole de Kyoto est porté en appel, une semaine avant la prochaine rencontre sur les changements climatiques OTTAWA (le 25 novembre 2008) – Les avocats de l’organisme Les Ami(e)s de la Terre Canada ont prévenu hie...... Click here to read this release



Canada back in court over Kyoto lawsuit

Published Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:22:57 EST Read More

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Canada back in court over Kyoto lawsuit Appeal of KPIA decision launched a week before next climate change meetings OTTAWA (November 25, 2008) – Lawyers for Friends of the Earth Canada gave the Government of Canada notice yesterday that they will be appealing a recent Federal Court decision in Canada’s first ever climate change ...... Click here to read this release



Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario

Published Mon, 17 Nov 2008 09:36:55 EST Read More

Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario (Maberly, November 17, 2008) Lauded as Canada's Green Restaurant, the Fall River Restaurant in Maberly, Ontario (between Sharbot Lake and Perth on Highway 7, West of Ottawa) has been recognized for its commitment to energy conservation and environmentally responsible operations by Ontario's Chief Energy...... Click here to read this release



New Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Board members represent diversity of sustainable energy sector

Published Fri, 14 Nov 2008 10:26:30 EST Read More

Media Release New Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Board members represent diversity of sustainable energy sector TORONTO, November 14, 2008 - Newly elected Board members of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association represent a wide cross-section of people and communities involved in sustainable energy and committed to a Green Energy Act in Ontario. "We are very pleas...... Click here to read this release



Simon Fraser University shows off eco-friendly, energy efficient RuudLED lighting system

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 13:59:14 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: News/Community/Energy/Environment Reporters and Assignment Editors RuudLED lights up Simon Fraser University Campus shows off eco-friendly, energy efficient lighting system (Vancouver, BC) - Simon Fraser University (SFU) staff will meet with representatives from RUUD Lighting tonight for a tour of the university's energy efficient light installatio...... Click here to read this release



CECO Annual Report - Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 11:01:34 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading b...... Click here to read this release



York Catholic District School Board Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:58:43 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions York Catholic District School Board Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of e...... Click here to read this release



Markham Community Centre Conservation Challenge Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:53:12 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Markham Community Centre Conservation Challenge Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservati...... Click here to read this release



Oakville-based ARCA Canada Inc Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:49:28 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Oakville-based ARCA Canada Inc. Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for ...... Click here to read this release



Vale Inco Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:45:37 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Vale Inco Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officer...... Click here to read this release



London Health Sciences Centre Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:40:56 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions London Health Sciences Centre Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy ...... Click here to read this release



Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver certified as BOMA BESt Level 1

Published Tue, 4 Nov 2008 09:44:00 EST Read More

Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver certified as BOMA BESt Level 1 First multi-residential building accepted into enhanced green building certification program (Vancouver, Nov. 4, 2008) Metropolitan Towers at 930 Seymour in Vancouver is the first multi-unit residential building to receive the BOMA BESt Level I certification in the Lower Mainland by the Building Owners and Managers ...... Click here to read this release



Aylmer to receive commendation for performance in Blackout Challenge

Published Mon, 3 Nov 2008 14:22:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention News/City/Energy Reporters and Assignment Editors Aylmer to receive commendation for performance in Blackout Challenge (Aylmer, Ontario) Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer will present a Certificate of Recognition to the Municipality of Aylmer for its performance in the 2008 Black out Challenge (August 14, 2008). Mayor Habkirk...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Releases Annual Report November 5th

Published Mon, 3 Nov 2008 09:24:26 EST Read More

MEDIA & STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Releases Annual Report Nov. 5th: Webcast Presentation and Q&A Begins at 2:30 p.m. Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love will release his fourth annual report on Wednesday, November 5th. Media and stakeholders interested in his recommendations and findings are invited to participate in...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: Leadership Diversity Index rankings announced by Corporate Knights

Published Wed, 29 Oct 2008 10:09:48 EST Read More

The information released by Corporate Knights earlier this morning (5 am, October 29) has been updated, with percentages added for clarity. Percentages represent the number of Board and Top 3 C-Suite members who are women and/or a visible minority. Interview Opportunity Attention News/Business/National/Careers/Diversity Reporters and Assignment Editors Canadian Leadership...... Click here to read this release



Results of second all-Canadian Cleantech Index announced

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2008 09:32:13 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News/Business/National/Energy Reporters and Assignment Editors Results of second all-Canadian Cleantech Index announced Cleantech 10 ™ list pinpoints the top publicly traded Cleantech companies in Canada TORONTO, October 28, 2008 - The second-annual Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™ was released today. The Cleantech 10 and Next 10 Cleantech rep...... Click here to read this release



A new furnace filter will improve comfort and save money

Published Wed, 22 Oct 2008 12:25:09 EST Read More

Time to change your furnace filter A new filter will improve comfort, generate savings, and ensure your furnace fan has a longer life As the warm weather gradually recedes, Ontarians are preparing for the inevitable snow and cold temperatures. Green$aver, Toronto's leader in environmental energy efficiency and home energy audits would like to remind homeowners that household wi...... Click here to read this release



Insulating yourself against energy costs

Published Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:23:59 EST Read More

Insulating yourself against energy costs Now is the time to upgrade your home insulation With a Canadian winter right around the corner, it is time again to make sure you're ready. Ensuring you have the proper draft proofing and the right amount of insulation in your home remains one of the best things you can do for the environment and your wallet. Inadequate insulation is o...... Click here to read this release



Release of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2007/2008 Annual Report - Getting to K(NO)W

Published Fri, 17 Oct 2008 14:59:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory For Immediate Release Release of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2007/2008 Annual Report - Getting to K(NO)W There are two parts to the release of the Environmental Commissioners Report - a Media Conference at the Queen's Park Media Studio followed by Web-based Briefing session. Queen's Park Media Conference 1:00 pm, October 21, 200...... Click here to read this release



Mason Homes and EnerQuality Corporation unveil largest development of ENERGY STAR qualified homes in Eastern Ontario

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2008 16:57:57 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: News, Home, Energy, and Lifestyle Reporters and Editors The Avonlea neighbourhood - Peterborough's newest and greenest Mason Homes and EnerQuality Corporation unveil largest development of ENERGY STAR qualified homes in Eastern Ontario What: Official Opening and Preview Tour of Avonlea, a 'new urbanism' community of ENERGY STAR qualified homes ...... Click here to read this release



Opinion Piece: Things to consider before dusting off that old wood stove

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2008 12:39:02 EST Read More

High home heating costs Things to consider before dusting off that old wood stove Used stoves are being snapped up at auctions and old stoves that were mothballed years ago are being dusted off and set up to burn again. If you are taking urgent action to control your heating costs this winter, here are some things to consider bef...... Click here to read this release



MPP McNeely Asks for All Party support of the Home Energy Rating Act

Published Thu, 16 Oct 2008 10:01:46 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release MPP McNeely Asks for All Party support of the Home Energy Rating Act The Home Energy Rating Act mandates greater disclosure and encourages better, greener more efficient homes QUEEN'S PARK- Thursday 16 October 2008. Today MPP McNeely will ask the Members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to support the Home Energy Rating Act...... Click here to read this release



Strategic Voting Campaign Identifies "Hot Ridings" in British Columbia

Published Thu, 9 Oct 2008 16:53:32 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Strategic Voting Campaign Identifies "Hot Ridings" in British Columbia (Victoria, BC - Thursday, October 9, 2008) - Voters in British Columbia ridings where vote-splitting could elect a Conservative are being offered specific, transparent advice on how to vote strategically to ensure a pro-environment outcome. VoteForEnvironment.ca ana...... Click here to read this release



HOW THE OIL SANDS GOT TO THE GREAT LAKES BASIN

Published Tue, 7 Oct 2008 09:43:10 EST Read More

HOW THE OIL SANDS GOT TO THE GREAT LAKES BASIN PIPELINES, REFINERIES AND EMISSIONS TO AIR AND WATER Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion Wednesday, October 8, 2008 9:00 am to 4:30 noon Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility Munk Centre for International Studies 1 Devonshire Place Toronto, Ontario The Athabasca oil sands in Alberta, Canada are b...... Click here to read this release



Manulife Financial Business Centre in Halifax certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:14:46 EST Read More

Manulife Financial Business Centre certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) The Manulife Financial Business Centre, at 2723 Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 3 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s...... Click here to read this release



Bentall 5 in Vancouver certified by BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:58:26 EST Read More

Bentall 5 certified by BOMA Canada Updated green building certification program unveiled at BOMEX 2008 (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) Bentall 5, at 550 Burrard Street in Vancouver, was recognized last night as a BOMA BESt Level 2 certified building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada. BOMA’s newly integrated program, which combines the Go Green a...... Click here to read this release



Visez vert avec la nouvelle certification de BOMA Canada

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:29:41 EST Read More

BOMA BESt Visez vert avec la nouvelle certification de BOMA Canada Vancouver, le 2 octobre 2008 - BOMA Canada a dévoilé BOMA BESt, son nouveau programme de certification pour les immeubles verts. Au cours d’une conférence présentée dans le cadre de BOMEX 2008, douze immeubles de partout au Canada ont été reconnus pour leur engagement envers une gestion écologique d...... Click here to read this release



Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification

Published Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:25:17 EST Read More

BOMA’s BESt Go green with BOMA Canada’s new certification (Vancouver, October 2, 2008) BOMA Canada has unveiled its newly integrated green building certification program, BOMA BESt. At a presentation during BOMEX 2008, twelve buildings from across Canada were recognized for their commitment to operating in an ecologically responsible manner. The past top scoring Go Gree...... Click here to read this release



The Wood Heat Policy Institute advocates for the responsible use of wood as fuel

Published Fri, 26 Sep 2008 11:09:38 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News, Home, Energy, Environment Editors and Reporters The Wood Heat Policy Institute advocates for the responsible use of wood as fuel The merits of one of Canada’s most important renewable energy resources are under appreciated (September 26, 2008) As home heating fuel prices rise, tens of thousands of Canadian householders will be soon turning...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance applauds proposed Ontario Home Energy Act

Published Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:58:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Energy and Environment Editors and Commentators Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance applauds proposed Ontario Home Energy Act Ottawa- Orléans MPP, Phil McNeely takes leadership role on consumer home protection and energy efficiency (Ottawa, September 26, 2008) Yesterday, Ottawa-Orléans MPP Phil McNeely introduced a Private Members B...... Click here to read this release



Minto Communities celebrate LEED for homes certification and ENERGY STAR for New Homes in East Gwillimbury

Published Wed, 24 Sep 2008 11:26:11 EST Read More

Minto Communities receives LEED™ for homes certification and ENERGY STAR for New Homes Harvest Hills will offer superior energy efficient, quality designed homes set among hiking and biking trails TORONTO, ON - September 24, 2008 - Minto Communities Inc. announced today that its Saunders single-family showhome in East Gwillimbury are the first of its LEED™ certified ...... Click here to read this release



VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT this federal ELECTION - VOTE smart

Published Wed, 24 Sep 2008 10:49:13 EST Read More

VOTE SMART – GIVE CANADA A CLIMATE FRIENDLY GOVERNMENT VoteForEnvironment.ca offers strategic advice on how to defeat Stephen Harper OTTAWA – Canadians have a powerful new online tool to help them cast a vote for the environment. VoteForEnvironment.ca provides a recommended pick for every riding in the country for the Liberal, NDP, Green or Bloc party candidate m...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference

Published Tue, 23 Sep 2008 09:18:58 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attn: Business, Environment and Real Estate Reporters and Editors Going green at Bomex Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada to unveil improved certification program at annual conference BOMEX 2008, hosted by BOMA Canada, takes place September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC. Details of an improved green building certification program wi...... Click here to read this release



Minto Communities celebrate LEED™ for homes certification and ENERGY STAR for New Homes

Published Mon, 22 Sep 2008 12:49:00 EST Read More

News Advisory Attention: News, Energy, Realty, Homes and Style, Assignment Editors Minto Communities celebrate LEED™ for homes certification and ENERGY STAR for New Homes Harvest Hills will combine energy efficient, quality designed homes with the privacy of nature (Toronto, Ontario, September 22, 2008) Minto Communities Inc. will host an official grand opening cel...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act Alliance endorses Minister Smitherman’s directive to prioritize conservation and renewable energy

Published Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:33:23 EST Read More

Green Energy Act Alliance endorses Minister Smitherman’s directive to prioritize conservation and renewable energy (Toronto, Ontario, September 19, 2008) Yesterday, the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure directed the Ontario Power Authority to review and amend its Integrated Power System Plan (IPSP). The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and other members of the Green E...... Click here to read this release



BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX

Published Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:33:31 EST Read More

Going Green with BOMA BOMA Canada will unveil improved certification program at BOMEX BOMEX 2008, (September 30 to October 2 in Vancouver, BC) will see the unveiling of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada's new environmental performance standards and certification program. An evolution of BOMA Canada's Go Green and Go Green Plus, this initiative wil...... Click here to read this release



Conservation Council of Ontario calls on public to make the environment a key issue

Published Tue, 9 Sep 2008 17:16:25 EST Read More

THE ELECTION and the ENVIRONMENT: make it personal! Megatonnes are meaningless without personal responsibility (Toronto, Ontario, September 9, 2008) Chris Winter has some advice for the men and women running in the Canadian Federal election: Paraphrasing, Thomas "Tip" O'Neill-a longtime Speaker of the House in the U.S. Congress who once declared, 'all politics is local...... Click here to read this release



CRS Electronics applauds City of Welland for choosing LED lighting

Published Thu, 4 Sep 2008 11:05:38 EST Read More

Welland, Ontario based LED manufacturer proud to contribute to program that will save city $250,000 in energy costs per year (Welland, Ontario, September 3, 2008) Last night, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, local politicians and industry representatives celebrated in the Welland City Hall council chambers an outstanding commitment to energy conservation as the City of Wella...... Click here to read this release



Get an eco-education at the Green Building Festival

Published Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:18:28 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Energy Efficiency/Green Building/Lifestyle/City Reporters and Editors Get an eco-education at the Green Building Festival Festival returns with must-attend workshops Canada's largest annual green building event is gearing up for another year with an expanded seminar program. Festival organizers are very excited to introduce two innovative worksho...... Click here to read this release



Ontario gets an 'A' - Interview Opportunity with Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:59:56 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity - News / Assignment / Energy and Conservation Editors and Reporters Ontario receives an "A" from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance WHO: Peter Love, Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love is available to comment on Ontario receiving an "A" for the first time since the Canadian Energy ...... Click here to read this release



Grade Grid for Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:35:31 EST Read More

Click 'Download Original Release' to view a table of the complete results from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card. See the media release, and summaries of results, posted to this site for more details. ...... Click here to read this release



Summary of Energy Efficiency Report Card results for New Brunswick, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Prince Edward Island

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:08:46 EST Read More

Click 'Download Original Release' for the second half of a summary of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance's Energy Efficiency Report Card. This section includes: New Brunswick, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Prince Edward Island. The first half of the summary is also available on this website. See press release, posted to this site, for further details. ...... Click here to read this release



Le gouvernement fédéral publie le « classement de progression » sur l'efficacité énergétique de l'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Canada

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:22:48 EST Read More

Le gouvernement fédéral publie le « classement de progression » sur l'efficacité énergétique de l'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Canada L'Ontario et la Colombie-Britannique réalisent les plus grands progrès en matière d'amélioration de l'efficacité énergétique globale (Ottawa, Ontario, le 12 août 2008) L'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Cana...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Releases Energy Efficiency Report Card

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:14:37 EST Read More

Federal Government drops on Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance Energy Efficiency 'Report Card' Ontario and British Columbia make the most progress in improving overall energy efficiency (Ottawa, Ontario, August 12, 2008) Today, the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their National Energy Efficiency Report Card and analysis of the federal, provincial and territ...... Click here to read this release



Publication des résultats de l'évaluation de progressiond'efficacité énergétique des gouvernements provinciaux et fédéral ainsi que des territoires, par l'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Canada

Published Thu, 7 Aug 2008 14:33:19 EST Read More

Note aux médias À l'attention du service des Nouvelles, des journalistes et commentateurs des sections énergie et environnement Publication des résultats de l'évaluation de progression d'efficacité énergétique des gouvernements provinciaux et fédéral ainsi que des territoires, par l'Alliance de l'Efficacité Énergétique du Canada Ottawa- 7 août 2008. M. Ken Else...... Click here to read this release



Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will announce new green initiative and awards at Annual Meeting in Vancouver

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2008 17:44:33 EST Read More

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will announce new green initiative and awards at Annual Meeting in Vancouver Media Advisory Attention: News, Assignment, Home, Reporters and Editors - Event Page and Calendar Editors BOMEX® 2008, BOMA Canada\'s Annual National Conference and Exposition at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, September 30 – October 2, 2...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance to release energy efficiency ‘Report Card’ for Provincial, Territorial and Federal Governments

Published Wed, 6 Aug 2008 16:03:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Energy and Environment Editors and Commentators Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance to release energy efficiency ‘Report Card’ for Provincial, Territorial and Federal Governments (Ottawa, 2008) Ken Elsey, President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) will release and analyze the letter grades for the energy efficiency p...... Click here to read this release