Links

Information

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SESCI Chapters and Related Regional Organizations

1. National Level Organizations

1.1 Grassroots

Energy Focus
Solar Energy Society of Canada Inc. Email: [email protected]
Citizens for Renewable Energy www.web.net/~cfre
Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance www.energyefficiency.org
Energy Probe www.energyprobe.org
MicroPower Connect www.micropower-connect.org
Talk Energy www.talkenergy.com

Environment and Sustainability Focus
Green Communities Association www.gca.ca
Greenpeace www.greenpeace.ca/e/campaign/climate_energy/
Pembina Institute www.pembina.org
Pollution Probe www.pollutionprobe.org/whatwedo/greenpower/
Post Carbon Institute www.postcarbon.org (USA & Canada)
Sierra Club of Canada www.sierraclub.ca/national/climate/
Green Party of Canada www.greenparty.ca

1.2 Professional Associations

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) www.canwea.ca
Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) www.cansia.ca Tel: (623) 736-9077
Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA)www.geothermal.ca
Canadian Hydrogen Association www.h2.ca
Canadian Association for Renewable Energies (C.A.R.E)www.renewables.ca
Canadian District Energy Association www.cdea.ca
Canadian Renewable Fuels Association www.greenfuels.org
Earth Energy Society www.earthenergy.ca
Solar Electric Power Association www.solarelectricpower.org

1.3 Federal (National) Governments

Natural Resource Canada
Tel: (613) 996-6220
Emia: [email protected]
Web: www.nrcan.qc.ca
NRCan

RETScreen Training Calendarhttp://www.retscreen.net/ang/11_form1.php
CANMET – Energy Diversification Research Laboratoryhttp://cetc-varennes.nrcan.gc.ca/en/index.html
Office of Energy Efficiency Programshttp://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/corporate/programs.cfm?attr=0
CHMC
Typing solar in the Search box will provide links to many CMHC solar resources
http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/index.cfm

Environment Canada
Energy Efficiencies Initiatives
http://www.ec.gc.ca/cleanair-airpur/default.asp?lang=En&xml=7BDAE643-D01A-467A-AF90-69FEE5DD19C2
Technology Fund http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&xml=EADA9B4C-9C01-4621-9A00-BF1B2DBA11E5
Hyrdoelectric Power Generationhttp://www.ec.gc.ca/water/en/manage/use/e_hydro.htm

Industry Canada
Industry Canada Clean Energy Portal (in partnership with CANMET Energy Technology Centre):
http://www.cleanenergy.gc.ca/index_e.asp

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Solar Energy International Development Project
http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/CIDAWEB/acdicida.nsf/En/8525711600526F0A85257119006204F5?OpenDocument
Sustainable Development Technology Canadahttp://www.sdtc.ca/

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2. Provincial Level Organizations

2.1 Grassroots

BC

SolarBC www.solarbc.ca
BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) www.bcsea.org

NT

Northwest Territories – Environment and Natural Resourceswww.enr.gov.net.ca

AB

Solar Energy Society of Canada Inc.- Northern Alberta Chapterwww.solaralberta.ca

MB

Manitoba Sustainable Energy Association (ManSEA)www.mansea.org

ON

Ontario Sustainable Energy Association. www.ontario-sea.org
Green Ontario www.greenontario.org/solutions/energy.html
Ontario Environment Network – Energy Caucuswww.oen.ca/caucuses/energy.shtml

QC

Energie Solaire Québec (ESQ) www.esq.qc.ca

NS

Solar Nova Scotia www.solarns.ca

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2.2 Professional Associations

Association of Power Producers of Ontario www.appro.org,www.newenergy.org
Nova Scotia Power Energy Efficiency – http://www.nspower.ca/

2.3 Provincial Government organizations

Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy
Tel: (416) 325-4000
Web: www.ene.gov.on.ca

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3. Regional Level Organizations

3.1 Energy Focus

Kortright Centre for Conservation
Energy Theme Co-ordinator
Tel: 905-832-2289

Email:
[email protected]
Web: www.kortright.org
Energy Efficiency New Brunswick –http://www.efficiencynb.ca/index-e.asp
Energy at Dalhousie Halifax, Nova Scotia http://energy.dal.ca
Ottawa Clean Energy Cluster www.ottawacleantech.com
Kingston’s Alternative Energy Cluster (SWITCH)
www.switchkingston.ca
Ag Energy Co-operative or www.agenergy.coop
Citizens For Renewable Energy (CFRE)
Countryside Energy Co-operative Inc.
Hearthmakers Energy Co-operative
Local Initiative for Future Energy (LIFE)
M’Chigeeng First Nation Economic Advancement Project
Positive Power Co-op
Power-up Renewable Energy Co-op (PURE)
Superior Renewable Energy Co-operative (SREC)
Toronto Renewable Energy Co-operative (TREC)
The Renewable Energy Co-operative North (TREC North)
Wikwemikong First Nation Community Development Group
WindFall Ecology Centre
Windshare Co-operative
Windy Hills Caledon
AgriEnergy Producers of Eastern Ontario
Barrie Windcatchers
Downtown West Solar Energy Project
Kawartha Environmental Energy Project (KEEP)
Next Generation Energy Alternatives Inc. (NGEA)
Sustainable Energy Resource Group Co-operative (SERG)
Simcoe Huronia Association for Renewable Energy (SHARE)
Shedden Community Development Corporation (SCDC)
Southgate WindyFields Energy Co-Operative
Stirling-Rawdon Wind Group
Township of the North Shore Renewable Energy Committee
BlueWater AgriWind

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3.2 Environment and Sustainability Focus

Fallsbrook Centre www.fallsbrookcentre.ca
Toronto Environmental Alliance www.torontoenvironment.org
ecoPerth
MoCreebec Non-Profit Development Corporation
Ottawa River Institute
Southgate Public Interest Research Group
Waterloo Region Green Solutions

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3.3 Educational Focus

Information on Renewable Energy – www.re-energy.ca

Web Resources

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Climate Change
  • Solar Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Biomass Energy
  • Tidal & Water Energy

Energy Efficiency

Canada’s Office of Energy Efficiency
BC Hydro Powersmart
World Energy Efficiency Association
International District Energy Association

 

Climate Change

Sierra Club Global Warming
David Suzuki Foundation

 

Solar Energy

American Solar Energy Society
BP Solar
Queen’s University, Solar Vehicle (Ontario, Canada)
Soltek (Victoria, B.C.)
Spire
Worldwide Information System for Renewable Energy (WIRE)

 

Wind Energy

Canadian Wind Energy Association
American Wind Energy Association
European Wind Energy Association
U.S. National Wind Technology Center

 

Geothermal Energy

Geothermal Technologies Program

 

Biomass Energy

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association
BioPower Program : Renewable Energy from Plant Matter

 

Tidal and Water Energy

Blue Energy
McKay Waterpower Ltd.