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Sustainable energy and sustainability initiatives will be the focus for many Ontarians on the weekend of September 9 to 11 during Green Energy Doors Open. Thousands of people are expected to visit the 150 events that are taking place across Ontario, showcasing the passion and enthusiasm of individual homeowners, community groups and organizations for solar, wind, net-zero homes, electric cars, geothermal and more.

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Panel discussion about the recommendations made to address energy poverty and energy access featuring Michelle Myers (Xeni Gwet'in First Nation, University of Alberta), Aaron Leopold

Read the OpenAccess Energy Communiqué

Developed by a group of researchers, practitioners, representatives of Canada’s First Nations and energy-isolated communities, lawyers, government advisors and financiers assembled at the OpenAccess Energy Summit in Waterloo, Ontario, the OpenAccess Energy Communiqué outlines strategies to bring integrated, implementable and impactful solutions to the global energy landscape.

 

Download the OpenAccess Energy Communiqué (PDF)

Read the OpenAccess Energy Communiqué in Vietnamese (tiếng Việt) – Translated by Summit contributor Hang Dao


OPENACCESS ENERGY BRIEF V2

Co-authored by a science journalist and an energy researcher, WGSI's OpenAccess Energy Brief is an engaging overview of energy access issues that identifies challenges, knowledge gaps and opportunities. The Brief also serves as a framing document for the upcoming OpenAccess Energy Summit (April 24-27, 2016).