IESO

The Independent Electricity System Operator(IESO) balances the supply of and demand for electricity in Ontario and then directs its flow across the province's transmission lines. http://www.ieso.ca/

According to IESO, Ontario is a net exporter of energy: http://www.ieso.ca/imoweb/siteShared/imports_exports.asp?sid=...

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Ontario Building Code

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...

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Professor Donald Sadoway, the inventor of a version of the liquid metal battery.

"Batteries are an attractive option for grid-scale energy storage applications because of their small footprint and flexible siting. A high-temperature (700 °C) magnesium–antimony (Mg||Sb) liquid metal battery comprising a negative...

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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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Energy Conservation

Energy conservation is necessary to reduce our demand for stationary power. According to their study, Julian Allwood and colleagues at the University of Cambridge analysed the buildings, vehicles and industry around us and applied "best practice" efficiency changes to them....

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