2015 Annual Workshop

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Monday, April 27, 2015 - 09:00 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 14:00


Waring House
395 Sandy Hook Rd
K0K 2T0 Picton , ON
Ontario CA

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2015 Presentations

Session I: Renewables

Harris Berton, Daniel Rosenbloom & James Meadowcroft. Carleton. Unlocking innovation in Ontario's rooftop PV installation market: Preliminary results from a survey of rooftop solar PV installation companies in Ontario

Matthias Purdon. Trent University. Contested Countrysides: Landscape Identities and Wind Energy Planning

Jennifer Taylor. U of T. Fact or fiction? Exploring the rhetorical dimension of the scientific debate over the health impacts of wind turbines

Chad Walker & Jamie Baxter. Western. Health as a driving force: Theories describing Ontario’s wind turbine resistance movement


Session II: Electricity & grids I

Bronwyn Lazowski, Paul Parker & Ian Rowlands. Waterloo. Stimulating Residential Electricity Consumption Shifts Using Smart Grid Tools

Madeleine McPherson & Bryan Karney. U of T. A Novel Variable Renewable Energy Integration Model for Evaluating Electricity System Policies


Session III: Electricity & grids II

Gord Stephen & Ian Rowlands. Waterloo. Working for socio-economic equity in Ontario's emerging Smart Grid: Historical analogues and lessons from other jurisdictions

Brett Dolter. York. Greening the Saskatchewan Grid


Session IV: Teaching energy efficiency panel

Peter Love (York), Adam White (U of T/AMPCO), Julia McNally (York/IESO)

Session V: Conventional systems

Jennifer McKellar. UOIT. Forecasting Trends in Future Oil Sands Industry Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Jotham Peters & Nic Rivers. U of Ottawa. Greenhouse gas implications of the energy east pipeline proposal

Daniel Hoornweg & Mehdi Hossein. UOIT. Exploring Alternative Transportation and Energy Options in the Toronto Region: Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles

Session VI: Sustainable energy policy

Alberto Romero, Dean Millar & Monica Carvalho. MIRARCO/Laurentian/Paraiba. Increasing energy sustainability by understanding consumer's behavior of large scale, energy intensive industries: the mining case

Vincent Dufresne & Stephan Schott. Carleton. Opportunities and barriers to RE projects in arctic remote diesel community grids.

Matthew Brady. Carleton. Understanding Energy Strategies and Transition Management from a Socio-Technical Perspective: The Empty Space of Heating Policy

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