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Quebec Moves to Strengthen Energy Independence

Quebec Moves to Strengthen Energy Independence

MONTREAL - Having cemented its reputation as a national clean-power leader and energy-transition innovation hub, Quebec is now making moves to solidify its energy independence via efficiency. In mid-2018, Energy Transitions Quebec, an agency under the province's...

Ontario EE Companies Leading on World Stage

Ontario EE Companies Leading on World Stage

TORONTO - Though Ontario has discontinued some of its electricity conservation programs, the province is still home to some of the world's leading energy efficiency firms. It is these firms that are helping to transition the world to a low-carbon economy, and turning...

BC Step Code Spurring New Market Worth $3.3B

BC Step Code Spurring New Market Worth $3.3B

VANCOUVER - Many of British Columbia's fastest growing cities and towns are incentivizing and/or requiring higher levels of energy efficiency in new construction, spurring healthier, more comfortable, and more durable buildings — and a surge in employment and...

New Opportunities: From Pink Slip to Pink Insulation

New Opportunities: From Pink Slip to Pink Insulation

CALGARY - Laid-off and automated-out of the job oil and gas workers are finding opportunities in a part of Alberta's energy economy that has not always captured headlines, but is nonetheless is contributing hundreds of millions to the province's GDP each year....

Alliance Launches Global Efficiency Coalition

Alliance Launches Global Efficiency Coalition

WASHINGTON – The Alliance to Save Energy on Wednesday launched a new global coalition for advancing energy efficiency to address climate change. The announcement came as the Alliance convened efficiency stakeholders from around the world to kick off the 12th...

Efficiency Canada launches national campaign

Efficiency Canada launches national campaign

Carleton University-based Efficiency Canada has launched a national campaign to put energy efficiency on the map. The national campaign, Our Human Energy, positions energy efficiency as a fast-growing, emerging sector — not only a government or utility program — by...

Comments on Federal Carbon Pricing Announcement

Comments on Federal Carbon Pricing Announcement

Efficiency Canada Executive Director, Corey Diamond, made the following statements in reaction to the federal government announcement on carbon pricing and energy efficiency programs:  “Extra support for well-designed small and medium sized business programs will more...

Reaction to Energy Efficiency Cuts in ON

Reaction to Energy Efficiency Cuts in ON

  Toronto, ON – Efficiency Canada’s Executive Director, Corey Diamond, made the following statement in reaction to the Ontario Government’s announcement to scale back energy efficiency spending: “Energy efficiency is the best bang for the buck for the people of...

Efficiency Canada Reacts to Budget 2019

Efficiency Canada Reacts to Budget 2019

Ottawa, ON – Efficiency Canada’s Executive Director, Corey Diamond, made the following statement in reaction to Budget 2019 tabled today by Canada’s Minister of Finance, Hon. Bill Morneau: “We are pleased to see the inclusion of more than $1 billion for energy...

Carleton launches Efficiency Canada

Carleton launches Efficiency Canada

Amid the contentious debates about carbon taxes, pipeline construction and the most pragmatic approach to weaning ourselves off fossil fuels, there’s an often-overlooked step that Canada could take to address climate change and, at the same time, improve the economy....

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