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Energy efficiency Insights

Ontario Electricity Carbon Intensity: How Does It Measure Up?

May 2011

One measure of an electricity system's "greenness" is its carbon intensity. Despite all the talk of "dirty coal", Ontario's electricity system might be greener than many people think. Read more >>

Ontario's Green Energy Act: A Major Shift

May 2009

The Ontario Government's stated intention of the Green Energy Act, 2009 is to encourage the development of renewable energy sources and a culture of energy conservation. The initiatives outlined in the Act and intended to achieve these objectives represent a major shift in policy. This shift has given rise to considerable debate and this is likely to continue. Read more >>

Involving Students in Energy Conservation

October 2008

The York Catholic District School Board's Eco Champion Program demonstrates the effectiveness that involving energy users in conservation efforts. Read more >>