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OPA offers online information session on Feed-In Tariff Programs

Published Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:40:11 EST Read More

Media Advisory ATTENTION: Editors and Website Administrators OPA offers online information session on Feed-In Tariff Programs The Ontario Power Authority invites you to participate in a two-hour web-enabled teleconference during which we will provide you with a high-level overview of each of the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) and microFIT Programs, followed by a telephone question and answer period. What: Web-based teleconference providing overview of FIT and microFIT P...... Click here to read this release



OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF

Published Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:26:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory For Immediate Release OPA, ENERGY MINISTER TO UNVEIL NEXT STEPS FOR FEED-IN TARIFF George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and Colin Andersen, CEO, Ontario Power Authority, will discuss details of the proposed feed-in tariff program for renewable energy projects contemplated under the Green Energy Act. When: Thursday, March 12, 2009 Time: 1:15 p.m. Where: Ontario Power Authority, 1...... Click here to read this release



Penetanguishene a Canadian leader in adopting energy efficient technology

Published Tue, 13 Jan 2009 09:40:06 EST Read More

Penetanguishene a Canadian leader in adopting energy efficient technology New LED (Light Emitting Diode) streetlights cut electricity costs (Penetanguishene, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2009) The Mayor and Councillors of Penetanguishene (Pen-e-tang-WISH-ene, located NW of Barrie on the shore of Georgian Bay) were presented with a Certificate of Recognition by Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, Peter Love, at the first Council meeting of 2009. Mr. Love made the presentat...... Click here to read this release



Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation

Published Fri, 9 Jan 2009 17:50:33 EST Read More

Media Advisory Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes Penetanguishene for leadership in municipal electricity conservation Ontario town undertakes Canada's largest LED streetlight retrofit - reduces electricity consumption by over 60 percent WHEN: Monday, January 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Council Chambers - Penetanguishene Municipal Building, 10 Robert Street West, Penetanguishene WHO: Peter Love, Chief Energy Conservation Officer o...... Click here to read this release



Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario

Published Mon, 17 Nov 2008 09:36:55 EST Read More

Eastern Ontario restaurant recognized by Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario (Maberly, November 17, 2008) Lauded as Canada's Green Restaurant, the Fall River Restaurant in Maberly, Ontario (between Sharbot Lake and Perth on Highway 7, West of Ottawa) has been recognized for its commitment to energy conservation and environmentally responsible operations by Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer. Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer, visited the res...... Click here to read this release



Chief Energy Conservation Officer recognizes greenest restaurant

Published Tue, 11 Nov 2008 09:45:40 EST Read More

Media Advisory: Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer, Peter Love, will present Fall River Restaurant with a Certificate of Recognition for Energy Conservation. The restaurant was named the greenest restaurant in Canada by the Ottawa Citizen after owners Paul and Michele Zammit renovated the restaurant. The restaurant now incorporates a range of energy saving features such as capturing kitchen heat to preheat hot water, burning used vegetable oil for space heating and using straw bales f...... Click here to read this release



CECO Annual Report - Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 11:01:34 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, across the province. This recommendation is one of nine opportunities identified in th...... Click here to read this release



York Catholic District School Board Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:58:43 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions York Catholic District School Board Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading busine...... Click here to read this release



Oakville-based ARCA Canada Inc Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:49:28 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Oakville-based ARCA Canada Inc. Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, across the province. Th...... Click here to read this release



Vale Inco Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:45:37 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions Vale Inco Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, across the province....... Click here to read this release



London Health Sciences Centre Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in CECO Annual Report

Published Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:40:56 EST Read More

CECO Annual Report: Health Care, Academic Institutions and Leading Businesses Should Appoint Conservation Champions London Health Sciences Centre Energy Conservation Officer Referenced in Report Toronto, ON, November 5, 2008 - Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO) Peter Love released his fourth annual report today, formally recommending the appointment of energy conservation officers for all health care and academic institutions, as well as leading businesses, ...... Click here to read this release



Aylmer to receive commendation for performance in Blackout Challenge

Published Mon, 3 Nov 2008 14:22:51 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention News/City/Energy Reporters and Assignment Editors Aylmer to receive commendation for performance in Blackout Challenge (Aylmer, Ontario) Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer will present a Certificate of Recognition to the Municipality of Aylmer for its performance in the 2008 Black out Challenge (August 14, 2008). Mayor Habkirk will accept the plaque, on behalf of Council, from Peter Love at a ceremony at the Council Chambers...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Releases Annual Report November 5th

Published Mon, 3 Nov 2008 09:24:26 EST Read More

MEDIA & STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Releases Annual Report Nov. 5th: Webcast Presentation and Q&A Begins at 2:30 p.m. Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love will release his fourth annual report on Wednesday, November 5th. Media and stakeholders interested in his recommendations and findings are invited to participate in a webcast presentation and Q&A session: Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Time: 2:30...... Click here to read this release



Ontario gets an 'A' - Interview Opportunity with Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer

Published Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:59:56 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity - News / Assignment / Energy and Conservation Editors and Reporters Ontario receives an "A" from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance WHO: Peter Love, Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love is available to comment on Ontario receiving an "A" for the first time since the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance began to issue report cards WHEN: The CEEA report card was released...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Power Authority to honour Hamilton Health Sciences for leadership and commitment to energy conservation

Published Tue, 5 Aug 2008 15:44:57 EST Read More

Ontario Power Authority to honour Hamilton Health Sciences for leadership and commitment to energy conservation (Hamilton, Ontario) On August 7, 2008, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) will honour Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) for its $48 million Energy Retrofit project. This project is recognized as one of the largest undertaken by a Canadian hospital and will translate into $48 million in energy savings for the hospital over 10 years. Join us for an official presentation by Peter...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love recognizes Menkes Property Management Services

Published Fri, 28 Mar 2008 14:08:56 EST Read More

Menkes News Release: Friday, March 28, 2008 Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer Peter Love recognizes Menkes Property Management Services Toronto office tower a leader in energy efficiency Like many high-rise office towers across the province, the Menkes managed Procter and Gamble Building at 4711 Yonge Street celebrated Earth Hour today. What made this particular celebration more special was that Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer (CECO), Peter Lov...... Click here to read this release



Ontario’s Chief Energy Officer commends Union Gas for their part in establishing the "Energy GreenBox™" pilot program

Published Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:14:44 EST Read More

Media Release – For Immediate Release Attention News, Community and Assignment Editors *A high resolution photo is available by contacting Jonathan Laderoute, 416-972-7401 Ontario’s Chief Energy Officer commends Union Gas for their part in establishing the "Energy GreenBox™" pilot program Climate change concern turned to practical action (December 20, 2007, Toronto) Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer met with Friends of the...... Click here to read this release



Seven Conservation Projects Receive Special Funding

Published Wed, 8 Aug 2007 09:31:43 EST Read More

Ontario Power Authority’s Conservation Fund supports innovative pilot projects (TORONTO, August 8, 2007) The Ontario Power Authority’s Conservation Fund will provide financial support for seven conservation-related programs designed for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional markets across the province. This is the first of 3 rounds of funding that will be awarded this year. The seven projects, chosen from 11applications, will receive almost $1.5 million from the Fund....... Click here to read this release



Provincial Aboriginal Energy Conservation Program Launched in Thunder Bay

Published Tue, 8 May 2007 10:23:18 EST Read More

Media Release - For Immediate Release - Photos Available (Thunder Bay, May 8, 2007) First Nations delegates from across Ontario came together today in Thunder Bay for a two-day Mana-cha-toon Wash-ti-ni-gun (Conserve the Light) Gathering. The Gathering is both a platform for education about electricity conservation in First Nations communities and the launch of a province-wide electricity conservation program for Ontario's aboriginal communities. The Provincial Energy Efficiency & Conser...... Click here to read this release



Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario to open Regional Science Fair in Timmins

Published Fri, 23 Mar 2007 13:09:52 EST Read More

(Timmins, Ontario) Peter Love, Chief Energy Conservation Officer of Ontario, will join representatives from the City of Timmins, local school boards, and teachers and students from across North Eastern Ontario to open the 2007 Regional Science Fair. The kick-off takes place at École Secondaire Catholique Thériault on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 6 PM. The Regional Science Fair is an annual event that brings together over 250 of the best and brightest Grade 7 to 12 Science students of Nort...... Click here to read this release



Ontario mines partner to improve energy efficiency and save money

Published Wed, 14 Mar 2007 09:15:26 EST Read More

To the Editor: Here is a free article (973 words) for your consideration. A high resolution photo of Mr. Young is available. Contact Heidi Parish, 416-969-6350, heidi.parish@powerauthority.on.ca. Giving energy waste the SLPP: Ontario mines partner to improve energy efficiency and save money By Bryan Young Do you have a leaky hot water tap in your home? A drop here, a drop there…it's no big deal, right? Wrong! A leaky tap, at one drop per second, wastes 800 litres of water...... Click here to read this release