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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 answer period. What: Web-based teleconference providing overview of FIT and microFIT P...... 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: Thursday, March 12, 2009 Time: 1:15 p.m. Where: Ontario Power Authority, 1...... 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 Conservation Officer, Peter Love, at the first Council meeting of 2009. Mr. Love made the presentat...... 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 Robert Street West, Penetanguishene WHO: Peter Love, Chief Energy Conservation Officer o...... 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 Conservation Officer. Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, visited the res...... 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 businesses, across the province. This recommendation is one of nine opportunities identified in th...... 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 energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading busine...... 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 conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, across the...... 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 all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, across the province. Th...... 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 officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, across the province....... 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 conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, ...... 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 will accept the plaque, on behalf of Council, from Peter Love at a ceremony at the Council Chambers...... 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 a webcast presentation and Q&A session: Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Time: 2:30...... 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 Efficiency Alliance began to issue report cards WHEN: The CEEA report card was released...... Click here to read this release



Agrienergy Producers’ Association of Ontario (APAO) to host policy workshop in Eastern Ontario

Published Tue, 17 Jun 2008 14:23:42 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Agriculture, Energy Reporters and Editors Agrienergy Producers’ Association of Ontario (APAO) to host policy workshop in Eastern Ontario Workshop will feature alternative means of distributing farm-produced renewable energy and presentation by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario (Ottawa, Ontario) Tomorrow, Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer will host a presentation as part of the APAO policy workshop. The event will fe...... Click here to read this release



Hot weather and the cottage: Energy saving tips from Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer

Published Fri, 6 Jun 2008 12:11:45 EST Read More

Every Kilowatt Counts - Even at the cottage! Easy ways to stay comfortable and save money this summer When you take off for cottage country this summer, don't leave energy conservation behind! Remember, you're essentially running two households, so make sure you use energy wisely both at home and the cottage. With over half a million cottages across Canada, cottagers can make a very positive impact. Many of the energy-saving ideas that have worked around your home will wor...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Eastern Ontario farm for energy innovation

Published Wed, 28 May 2008 17:41:06 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Business and Agriculture Reporters and Editors Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Eastern Ontario farm for energy innovation (Vankleek Hill, Ontario) In August 2007, local farmers George, Linda and Terry Heinzle installed a biodigester to process and convert manure from their 260 cow operation and generate electricity. Currently, there are 4 biodigesters in operation in the province (a second is located on George’s brother...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer to speak at Georgian College’s Energy Conservation Week Trade Fair

Published Wed, 28 May 2008 16:19:39 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: New, Energy, Education Reporters and Editors Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer to speak at Georgian College’s Energy Conservation Week Trade Fair (Barrie, Ontario) To mark Energy Conservation Week (ECW), Georgian College has convened an ECW trade fair. The event runs from 12 pm to 4 pm on Thursday, May 29, 2008 and features a dozen local and regional businesses active with energy efficiency products and programs. Georgian College re...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Power Authority Provides Funding of $650,000 for New Technology Projects

Published Tue, 27 May 2008 17:54:19 EST Read More

Ontario Power Authority Provides Funding of $650,000 for New Technology Projects Authority’s Technology Development Fund supports 10 projects (May 2008) The Ontario Power Authority is pleased to announce the list of projects that received financial support from its Technology Development Fund during three rounds of funding in 2007. The 10 contracts awarded equal over $650,000, leveraging an additional $11.4 million in outside funding. These latest rounds bring the numbe...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Power Authority Provides Funding of Nearly $2 million for Conservation Projects

Published Tue, 27 May 2008 17:50:13 EST Read More

Ontario Power Authority Provides Funding of $1.7 for Conservation Projects Authority’s Conservation Fund supports 8 projects (May 2008) The Ontario Power Authority is pleased to announce the list of projects that received financial support from its Conservation Fund during rounds two and three of 2007. The eight contracts awarded, from 40 expressions of interest and 17 proposals, equal $1.7 million. Commitments made to the end of 2007 bring the number of Conservation Fu...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love recognizes Menkes Property Management Services

Published Fri, 28 Mar 2008 14:08:56 EST Read More

Menkes News Release: Friday, March 28, 2008 Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love recognizes Menkes Property Management Services Toronto office tower a leader in energy efficiency Like many high-rise office towers across the province, the Menkes managed Procter and Gamble Building at 4711 Yonge Street celebrated Earth Hour today. What made this particular celebration more special was that Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO), Peter Lov...... Click here to read this release



Earth Hour Ontario - Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, on the influence and lasting impact of Earth Hour for all Ontarians.

Published Fri, 28 Mar 2008 09:14:20 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity: Earth Hour Ontario - Peter Love, Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer, on the influence and lasting impact of Earth Hour for all Ontarians WHAT: Of the 301 communities worldwide that are participating in Earth Hour, Ontario has 80 communities involved – over a quarter of the entire global list! Mr. Love will be available for interviews regarding Ontario’s remarkable and enormous individual and private and public sector response to Earth Hour...... Click here to read this release



Oakville Formally Appoints Its Municipal Energy Conservation Officer

Published Mon, 25 Feb 2008 08:56:35 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario’s CECO Sees Key 2007 Recommendation Being Fulfilled For First Time: Oakville Formally Appoints Its Municipal Energy Conservation Officer OAKVILLE, Ontario, February 23, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love is seeing a key recommendation from his 2007 annual report fulfilled today when Suzanne Austin, a policy analyst with the Town of Oakville, is officially proclaimed its first Municipal Energy Conse...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Power Authority to discuss strategy to build a 350 MW gas-fired generating station in northern York Region

Published Thu, 21 Feb 2008 14:46:55 EST Read More

Attention: News / Assignment / Energy and Conservation Editors and Reporters Media technical briefing on the electricity supply to northern York Region Ontario Power Authority to discuss strategy to build a 350 MW gas-fired generating station in northern York Region by 2011 (Newmarket, Ontario) Dr. Jan Carr, CEO of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), will speak to northern York Region Chambers of Commerce on Tuesday, February 26, 2008. Dr. Carr will provide backg...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Officer commends Union Gas for their part in establishing the "Energy GreenBox™" pilot program

Published Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:14:44 EST Read More

Media Release – For Immediate Release Attention News, Community and Assignment Editors *A high resolution photo is available by contacting Jonathan Laderoute, 416-972-7401 Ontario’s Chief Energy Officer commends Union Gas for their part in establishing the "Energy GreenBox™" pilot program Climate change concern turned to practical action (December 20, 2007, Toronto) Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer met with Friends of the...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Chief Energy Conservation Officer honours Thunder Bay's Confederation College for energy consevation

Published Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:10:39 EST Read More

Ontario Chief Energy Conservation Officer honours Thunder Bay’s Confederation College for energy conservation ‘Celebration Green Initiatives’ showcases innovation in energy management (Thunder Bay) November 16, 2007 – Peter Love, Chief Energy Conservation Officer for the Ontario Power Authority visited Confederation College today to award Pat Lang, President of Confederation College with his Certificate of Recognition for outstanding commitment to energy conservation...... Click here to read this release



Remote Ontario First Nation Communities get first Energy Conservation Kits

Published Fri, 7 Sep 2007 09:27:42 EST Read More

Media Release – For Immediate Release – Photos Available (Thunder Bay, September 7, 2007) The delivery phase of “Mana-cha-toon Wash-ti-ni-gun,” or the “Conserve the Light” project, began this morning at Thunder Bay Airport. A Wasaya Airways plane was loaded with Energy Conservation Kits (ECK) prepared for delivery to remote First Nation communities without road access. This initiative is part of the Provincial Energy Efficiency & Conservation Measures for Aboriginal Communit...... Click here to read this release



Provincial Aboriginal Energy Conservation Program Launched in Thunder Bay

Published Tue, 8 May 2007 10:23:18 EST Read More

Media Release - For Immediate Release - Photos Available (Thunder Bay, May 8, 2007) First Nations delegates from across Ontario came together today in Thunder Bay for a two-day Mana-cha-toon Wash-ti-ni-gun (Conserve the Light) Gathering. The Gathering is both a platform for education about electricity conservation in First Nations communities and the launch of a province-wide electricity conservation program for Ontario's aboriginal communities. The Provincial Energy Efficiency & Conser...... Click here to read this release