Our Accomplishments To Date:
2016: Engaged actively in the provinces Long-term Energy Plan consultation process and submitted our recommendations through submissions pre consultation as well as during the public consultation process. (Click here to view submissions)
2016: Received the Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award from the Biomass North Development Centre
2015-Present: Launched the Combined Energy Options Ontario initiative
2014: Championed the idea of a 20/20 Roadmap for Ontario
2012/13: Engaged in the public consultation process around the provinces 2013 Long-term Energy Plan
2010: Created the Community Power Services Group (now separate aka Ontario Sustainability Services Inc.) to assist local community energy initiatives • Tide’s Canada Top 10 award recipient.
2009-Present: Counter negative media rhetoric around Green Energy and Economy Act and FIT, defend the rights of communities to participate in the development of sustainable energy projects with ad campaigns, webinars, policy work and public awareness campaign - Green Energy Doors Open.
2008-Present: Hosted five successful international sustainable exhibitions and conferences (World Wind 2008 and Community Power 2009 – 11, All Energy 2014) and celebrate the successes of our sector with an annual award ceremony - Powering Prosperity Awards
2008: Co-founded the Green Energy Act Alliance & developed the policy document which led to the Green Energy Act and Feed-in tariff (FIT) program
2007: Launched the Community Power Fund to assist local Community Power generation initiatives with soft cost grants
2004: Campaigned and developed the policy document which led to Ontario’s Renewable Energy Standard Offer Program
2002-Present: Facilitate dialogues between members and non-members on how to advance a sustainable energy system in Ontario
2002: Organization for formed to advance a sustainable energy system in Ontario with community participation