Ontario Election 2011 - Energy Resources

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Frequently Asked Questions about Green Energy in Ontario

Ontario has taken the laudable step of closing down its entire fleet of coal-fired power plants — a move supported across partisan lines. This, however, is but one of the many changes that is coming to Ontario’s electricity system.  Tim Weis Director of renewable energy & energy efficiency, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the role that renewable energy could play in the future of electricity generation in Ontario.

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Pembina Analysis of Ontario political platforms

The Pembina Institute’s detailed platform analysis compares the commitments the Ontario Liberal, NDP and Progressive Conservative parties have made on a range of sustainable energy priorities.

The analysis looks at where the parties stand on issues such as investing in renewable power generation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating incentives for energy conservation and expanding transit systems. The results identify clear leaders in building the province’s clean energy economy.

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Join us for the first province-wide green energy doors open event Sept 24th - Green Energy Field Day

Ontario is a pioneer in green energy in North America. We want the planet to take notice. OnSeptember 24, join us for Ontario’s first Green Energy Field Day, a grassroots surge that begins in your community and builds. That date was chosen to link up with the Moving Planet action day, when people in countries around the world host events to move the planet beyond fossil fuels.

Schools, community centres, businesses, farms in Ontario are all invited to host a “doors open” event to celebrate community-based green energy solutions. Be a champion in your community!

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