Resources

Renewable energy (IESO figures as of June 2015)

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Type

Total MW

Hydro-electric

8,462

Bio-fuel
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According to http://www.opg.com/power/thermal/repowering/

OPG has been exploring options to “repower” (change fuel in) some of its coal-fuelled electricity generating stations with natural gas and/or forest or agriculture-based biomass. Repowering these stations allows continued use of existing facilities owned by the people of Ontario, costs less than building new stations, reduces greenhouse gas...

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Hydro Electric Projects

Project Capacity (MW) Status

Chaudière Grinder Sluiceway Generation

0.71

In Service

South River Hydroelectric Project-- South River Power Generation Corporation

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Lloyd Alter wrote in TreeHugger that the Ontario Building Code for glass walls in condos does not specify an R-value whereas a minimum R-value is specified for the non-glass walls. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/why-architects-shouldnt-build-co...

Ontario's building code changed as of January (2012), requiring all high-rise buildings to be 25 per cent more...

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This page contains resources about provinces that have set or are setting targets for reducing the carbon emissions generated by the generation of electricity.

Ontario - 50% nuclear. Phased out coal by 2014 (initially was 2007). Ontario’s target for energy from wind, solar and bioenergy is 10,700 MW (13%) by 2018 (excluding hydroelectric). Planning for 9,000 MW from hydro by 2018

Quebec - already nearly 100...

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Stationary power comprises traditional uses of electricity as well as power for heating and cooling of residential and commercial buildings presently provided by non-renewables (such as oil and gas) and does not include power for transportation (e.g. cars, trucks, buses, trains, air travel), although some forms of transportation ought to be powered by electricity such as trains.) The target should include plans to electrify most modes of public transit

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Which Countries Are Most Responsible for Climate Change?

Leveraging data from World Resources Institute’s CAIT Climate Data Explorer, the dynamic graph which you can see if you click on the image ...

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According to this very important report (pdf):

Deadline 2020 presents the first significant pathway for relating the ambition of the Paris Agreement to action on the ground.

This would allow C40 cities, representing 650 million people and 25% of the world’s GDP, to deliver individual emissions trajectories consistent with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees.

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