Energy

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PRESS RELEASE: QUEST and Pollution Probe Launch their second Innovation Sandboxes project report

TORONTO, November 19, 2020 –  This summer, Pollution Probe and QUEST launched the Innovation Sandboxes project: a collaboration focused on supporting the rapid and efficient greening of Canada’s electricity and natural gas systems through a process of controlled innovation. Today, we are releasing the second Innovation Sandboxes report: Getting to Deployment: Bridging the Gaps in Energy …

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Pollution Probe and QUEST Release a Cutting-Edge Report on Innovation Sandboxes in the Energy Sector

TORONTO, July 28th, 2020 – Last month, Pollution Probe and QUEST launched the Innovation Sandboxes project: a collaboration focused on supporting the rapid and efficient greening of Canada’s electricity and natural gas systems through a process of controlled innovation. Today, we release the first Innovation Sandboxes project report: Enter the Sandbox: Developing Innovations Sandboxes for …

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PRESS RELEASE: Leveraging Emerging Energy Technologies in a Post-COVID-19 Economy: QUEST and Pollution Probe Launch the Innovation Sandboxes Project

Toronto, ON – 18 June, 2020 – Today, QUEST and Pollution Probe launched the Innovation Sandboxes Project, which aims to accelerate the progress of Canadian electricity and natural gas systems to a low-emissions future by creating frameworks that enable innovation for positive change. Innovation Sandboxes are a policy tool. Through collaboration with multiple stakeholders, they create …

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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe Releases New Report on How the GTA Can Keep its Clean Electricity When Pickering retires

Toronto, ON – 4 March, 2020 – Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the release of our new report, Replacing Pickering: The Next Step in the GTA’s Clean Energy Transition. The project was supported by funding from The Atmospheric Fund. In all the extensive discussion around the Pickering nuclear plant and the possibilities of extending …

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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe Releases New Report on the Role of Natural Gas in Canada’s Low Emissions Future

Toronto, ON – 28 November, 2019 – Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the release of our new report, What Does the Future Hold for Natural Gas?: Considering the role of natural gas and the gas system in Canada’s low-emissions future. Canada is establishing aggressive targets to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) over the next several …

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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe and QUEST Release New Report on Canada’s Energy Transformation

Toronto, ON – April 25, 2019 – Pollution Probe and QUEST are pleased to announce the release of the new report, Canada’s Energy Transformation – Evolution or Revolution? A discussion paper for policymakers, utilities, regulators and key stakeholders on managing risk and creating opportunities as we build low-emission energy systems. The report was made possible thanks …

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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe and QUEST Release New Report on Canada’s Energy Transformation

Toronto, ON – April 25, 2019 – Pollution Probe and QUEST are pleased to announce the release of the new report, Canada’s Energy Transformation – Evolution or Revolution? A discussion paper for policymakers, utilities, regulators and key stakeholders on managing risk and creating opportunities as we build low-emission energy systems. The report was made possible …

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PRESS RELEASE: Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region receive funding from RBC for an innovative project to support improved watershed management in the Great Lakes

Toronto, ON – December 20, 2018 –  Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) are pleased to be partnering with the Royal Bank of Canada on an innovative project that will support an improved approach to watershed management and adaptive decision-making in the Great Lakes. RBC has generously contributed $100,000 to …

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement in Response to Ontario Government’s Environment Plan

Toronto, ON – November 29, 2018 – Pollution Probe commends the Ontario Government on developing an environment plan, in a short period of time, which addresses the breadth of the environmental challenges facing Ontario’s air, water, land and climate. We also endorse the Government’s commitment to consult with rights holders and stakeholders to further refine the …

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PRESS RELEASE: Department of Energy and Mines, Municipality of Digby and Pollution Probe are Working Together to Engage Communities on Their Energy Future

Digby, NS – October 10, 2018 – The energy system is changing and Digby is planning for its energy future. On October 11, an energy symposium will be held at the Digby Pines Hotel where community and business leaders will discuss energy projects and systems in Digby. The symposium will include a number of speakers …

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