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02 Aug 2017

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Emerging Energy Trends: Conference Outcomes Report

August 2, 2017 | By

Regulatory responses to Ontario’s energy future

On May 29, 2017, Mowat Energy hosted an international conference exploring the future of energy in Ontario. This outcomes report is a comprehensive rendition of the proceedings of the conference which includes a detailed description of the discussions that occurred and the panel responses to the very helpful questions from the floor. In addition, links to the Conference Agenda and Speaker Bios, and a video of the entire conference are included in the Appendix. Read More

08 Jun 2017

Connecting Canadians through a renewable energy supergrid

June 8, 2017

Just like the rest of the world, Canada faces the big challenge to decrease the carbon emissions that result from our energy use. One way to do this is to produce more low-carbon renewable electricity while at the same time rapidly electrifying other sectors, like heating and transportation. Read More

26 Apr 2017

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Pricing Outcomes

April 26, 2017 | By

A Framework for a 21st Century Electricity Market for Ontario

Driven by technological change and government policies, Ontario electricity generation is now dominated by nuclear, hydro, wind and solar. This paper, the latest in Mowat Energy’s On the Grid series, analyzes the impact of this development on the wholesale energy market in Ontario and recommends a path forward for effective continued investment in low-carbon energy generation. Read More

14 Feb 2017

Technology is disrupting the energy sector. What does this mean for consumers and what should be done about it?

February 14, 2017

Technology is disrupting many economic sectors, from transportation to media – and the energy sector is not immune. Read More

Emerging Energy Trends

December 20, 2016 | By , and

Regulatory Responses to Ontario’s Energy Future

This report identifies regulatory and policy responses to the advent of an energy future with high levels of distributed energy resources, building on European and U.S. experience responding to this development. Read More

Brave New World at the OEB

November 3, 2016 | By , and

Policy Development and the Natural Gas Expansion Case

An ongoing Ontario Energy Board (OEB) proceeding offers timely insight into the role the Board sees itself playing in the implementation of government policy through its rate-making activities. Read More

11 Nov 2015

Climate talks heat up

November 11, 2015

The Broadbent Institute’s Executive Director, Rick Smith, discusses a low-carbon Canada and the Mowat Centre-Broadbent Institute joint report, Step Change, with Bruce Sellery on The Exchange.

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27 Oct 2015

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Step Change

October 27, 2015 | By and

Federal Policy Ideas Toward a Low-Carbon Canada

This Mowat Centre-Broadbent Institute joint report looks at policies in addition to carbon pricing that the federal government could introduce to help Canada reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Read More