LEAF’s new online tool calculates the benefits of trees

Last week, LEAF launched the Ontario Residential Tree Benefits Estimator, an online tool designed to estimate the energy savings and other environmental benefits provided by trees.

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Ontario Energy Board putting up barriers to energy conservation

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the province’s energy regulator is putting up barriers to increased energy conservation. This is just one of the conclusions from his recently released Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report – 2010 (Volume One), Managing a Complex Energy System.

OPA Launches Renewable Energy Vendor List Website

Toronto – Companies that supply and install renewable energy technologies can now apply to offer their goods and services to Ontario school boards and social housing providers. The Ontario Power Authority announced today the launch of a website where service providersand suppliers of five renewable energy technologies (solar air, solar water, geothermal, solarphotovoltaic and small…

Who’s stopping the winds of change?

We have now discovered, thanks to work by Toronto Star reporter Tyler Hamilton, the cost two proposed nuclear reactors at Darlington: 26 billion dollars. This is the reported cost of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, the only of the three bids that met the Government’s standards, though not accepted by the McGuinty-Smitherman Liberals.