Category: Clean Energy


Promising Practices: Municipalities – Toronto Home Energy Loan Program

Ecology Ottawa, on behalf of the Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario, is engaged in province-wide research on emerging promising practices related to energy efficiency and renewable energy. This Promising Practice focuses on the City of Toronto’s new Home Energy…

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A lesson Ottawa can take from Toronto | Ottawa Citizen

Tobi Nussbaum’s op-ed published in the Ottawa Citizen’s online edition on Sunday argues that Ottawa should follow Toronto’s lead in using local improvement charges (LICs) to fund energy retrofits on private property within the city of Ottawa. Thanks to recent changes…

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Nov. 2013 newsletter from the Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario

Read the full version of this newsletter on-line here. November 2013 NEWS & NOTES from the Community Energy Network of Eastern Ontario CEN Retreat at Wintergreen Studios, May 2013 Greetings Community Energy Network members! The Community Energy Network of Eastern…

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Letter of Support – LICs for Energy Retrofits

October 31, 2013 Dear Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Councillors, In May 2012, Ecology Ottawa and 16 other community groups, businesses and local energy retrofit contractors sent a letter to you asking the City of Ottawa to implement a…

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City of Ottawa urged to help homeowners save money, energy

Local businesses, community associations, environmental groups urge Mayor, City Council to follow Toronto’s leadership and implement pilot program here OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 / – Thirty local businesses, community organizations and environmental groups wrote to Mayor Jim Watson and all…

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