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The energy decisions we make today will have significant economic and environmental implications for many years to come, below are the stories on how Canada’s energy roadmap is shaping the clean energy landscape.

Company name: ecobee Job title: Director Product Management Amount of time with company: 2 years Education/Training: MBA, Schulich School of Business; BEng, India At ecobee, a Toronto cleantech upstart, Sahaj Cheema found the right place to realize her passion: building products that solve problems for people. Sahaj leads development on the affordable ecobee 3 Lite…

TORONTO—Sarah Petrevan, senior policy advisor for Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the release of Ontario’s 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan: “Ontario’s long-term energy plan provides more direction than details, but it stays the course in building a modern, affordable and flexible energy system. “The plan reflects some key changes ahead in the…

Merran Smith and Dan Woynillowicz at a solar panel manufacturing facility in China. Clean Energy Canada, 2017.

What does Canada’s energy future look like over the longer term? It’s a critical and timely question—made even more relevant as our country, at least many of our political and business leaders, gets embroiled once again in a polarized debate about pipelines. And it’s the central topic of discussion this week at Generation Energy, an…

This weekend, members of the Ktunaxa Nation and residents of Cranbrook, B.C., will gather to celebrate the unveiling of a new solar electricity system on the roof of the Ktunaxa government building. The project was made possible through the leadership of the Ktunaxa Nation Council in partnership with Solar Now, the Columbia Basin Trust and…

Gareth McDonald Job Title: Senior Lead, Development Company: BluEarth Renewables Inc. Education/Credentials: BSc Honours, Environmental Science, University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) and 11 years of experience working on multiple wind, solar and hydro projects. Walk us through a typical day at work. What are your roles and responsibilities? I work on the development of renewable…

If you follow climate policy in Canada, there’s a good chance you already know the name Andrew Leach. The Edmonton-based associate professor is an energy and environmental economist at the University of Alberta. He also chaired the panel whose recommendations underpinned Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan. But you may know Leach best for his Twitter account,…

Nathalie McLauchlin loves saving energy so much that she even enjoys paying her customers to make it happen. At her day job as director of program operations, conservation and demand management for Alectra Utilities, she leads a team of 27 people who lower power use in Central Ontario any way they can: installing LED lights…

Moni Kawtharani Job Title: Solar PV Technician, Crew Lead Company: SkyFire Energy Education/Credentials: First Year Electrical Apprentice (SAIT) Walk us through a day in the life of your job. What are some of your roles and responsibilities? I work on both rooftop solar installations and commercial projects. On a given day, my responsibilities include various…

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