We conduct and commission original research to better understand the energy landscape and how policy decisions are made.

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New Models of Home and Neighborhood

By 2050, the average Canadian home could become a net producer of renewable energy. once retrofitted for performance and connected to a sophisticated and reliable grid, homes could be providing...

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2.1 A Call to Action

In Canada, energy resource development is presently a strong economic driver. hydrocarbon export revenues contribute to GDP and help fund public services such as healthcare and education. But...

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1 – The Time is Right for Leadership

Developing a bold new energy strategy is not only a Canadian leadership responsibility; it is a national economic opportunity. Over the past two years, a number of traditional energy industry...

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2 – Our Challenge

As leading economies work to reduce their reliance on imported petroleum, Canada’s deepening commitment to hydrocarbons could leave our economy vulnerable and exposed in the coming decades. Spurred...

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1 – Dare to Dream Big

First came the arms race. then, the space race. Now, the nations of the world are in the throes of a different competition—the new-energy race—and the stakes are no less dramatic. The winners...

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A New Energy Vision for Canada

What might the new-energy transition look like on the ground? Below, we outline several of the key components of a proposed energy vision for Canada in 2050. The picture we begin to paint here...