Publications to inform energy-related policies and practices
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This report by the Pembina Institute and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) examines homebuyers’ preferences for home location attributes in the Greater Toronto Area. It presents the findings of a survey conducted by Environics Research Group in May 2014.
This report updates the Pembina Institute's 2001 publication A Comparison of Combustion Technologies for Electricity Generation, republished in 2004 as Appendix 4 in Power for the Future: Towards A Sustainable Electricity System in Ontario.
This report outlines a Quick Start energy efficiency strategy for Ontario. Drawing on the experience in the US with successful state level energy efficiency programs, the report outlines three cross cutting initiatives and nine specific programs to be undertaken in Ontario. Total estimated savings resulting from the programs would be the equivalent of 4500MW of generating capacity, over and above existing programs.
A report providing a basic overview of emission mitigation opportunities in the cement industry with a particular focus on alternative fuel use in Ontario.
An Analysis of the Ontario Power Authority's Consideration of Environmental Sustainability in Electricity System Planning
Ontario Regulation 277/06 requires the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to ensure due consideration of environmental sustainability in the development of the Integrated Power System Plan. This report assesses the sustainability of the IPSP based on the OPA’s own sustainability framework.
This document is part of a series of submissions to the Ontario Energy Board.