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Recent Releases from Ontario Sustainable Energy Association

German sustainable energy experiment successes and challenges: Is a similar transition possible in Ontario?

Published Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:15:49 EST Read More

Media Technical Briefing What: Media Technical Briefing with Arne Jungjohan Director for the Environment and Global Dialogue Program, Heinrich Boell Institute (Washington office) Where: OSEA office, 156 Front Street West, Suite 201, Toronto Ontario Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012 Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am (EST) To confirm participation or for more details, contact: Geoff Taylor, Business Development and Outreach Manager, (416) 441-97...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) supports Province's new Feed-in Tariff rules and pricing

Published Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:06:05 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, March 22, 2012) The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program update announced today is a positive and natural progression of the FIT program and a victory for communities, First Nations and progressive renewable energy developers. "The Government's re-engagement and willingness to improve the program is both very important and timely. This renewed commitment will further strengthen Ontario's leadership role in renewable energy," stated Kristopher Stevens...... Click here to read this release



Minister of Energy delivers keynote for Community Power Awards

Published Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:28:29 EST Read More

Media Release (TORONTO, ON November 15, 2011) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) 2011 Community Power Awards were presented last night during the Green Connection banquet & awards ceremony. The award winners are individuals who have made significant contributions to the Community Power movement in Ontario and globally. The award presentation followed a keynote speech by Chris Bentley, Ontario's Minister of Energy. ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario's green energy future to be focus of third annual Community Power Conference

Published Fri, 14 Oct 2011 16:45:59 EST Read More

How will the Feed-in-Tariff review shape Green Energy 2.0 in Ontario? Media Advisory WHAT: Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) to host its third annual Community Power Conference. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: • Community and Commercial developers • Lenders and investors • Community Leaders and Delegates • Economic Development Officers • Chief Administrative Officers • Mayors • School Board...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Field Day at Queen’s Park to feature former Toronto mayor David Miller

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:37:49 EST Read More

Media Advisory This Saturday, September 24th, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (www.ontario-sea.org) will be hosting a Green Energy Field Day event at Queen's Park. The event is part of OSEA's province-wide, doors-open Green Energy Field Day, where green energy projects will be showcased in cities across the province. It is on September 24th to link up with the global Moving Planet day - a day to move beyond fossil fuels and...... Click here to read this release



First Green Energy Field Day to be held across Ontario this Saturday

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:34:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory What:Ontario's first province-wide "doors open" Green Energy Field Day, hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association ( www.ontario-sea.org), will be this Saturday, September 24th, 2011. Businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations across Ontario will be showcasing their green energy project. Participating locations so far include Aurora, Burlington, Caledon, Cobden, Hamilton, Innerkip, Miss...... Click here to read this release



Kingston and the Islands MPP Candidates to attend Green Energy Field Day event this Saturday at Wolfe Island

Published Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:29:04 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Provincial election candidates for Kingston and the Islands, John Gerretsen (Liberal party) and Robert Kiley (Green Party), will be attending the "Celebrate New Energy on Wolfe Island" event this Saturday, September 24th. The event also includes a kite flying competition, a children's art show, music, solar oven building, farmers market, free lunch, and business showcase. The Wolfe Island event is part of Ontario's first province-wide, "doors...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Conference 2009 Blazes a Trail in Ontario

Published Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:17:03 EST Read More

Community Power Conference 2009 Blazes a Trail in Ontario (Tuesday, November 17, 2009) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) wraps up a very successful 1st Annual Community Power Conference with the creation of a new 'International Community Power working group' with OSEA and the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). Dr. Josef Pesch from Freiburg, Germany, said, 'this will allow for renewables to become centralized via Community Power projects. We have more renewables...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference

Published Sat, 14 Nov 2009 20:46:19 EST Read More

Interview Opportunities - Community Power experts to speak at OSEA conference The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is hosting its first annual Community Power Conference November 15-16. Community Power and renewable energy experts from around the world will be speaking about current issues and trends in the sector, how it’s growing and how it can be developed. The following speakers will be available for interviews: Dr. Josef Pesch Dr. Pesch co-...... Click here to read this release



Turning Ontario into sustainable energy province focus of Community Power Conference 2009

Published Mon, 19 Oct 2009 10:18:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory Turning Ontario into sustainable energy province focus of Community Power Conference 2009 Building community networks and local energy solutions is the goal of the first annual Community Power Conference (CP2009). Hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA), this event will build on the foundation of Ontario's new Green Energy Act, and work towards 100% sustainable energy. Dr. David Suzuki is the 2009 Honourary Chair. OSEA defines Community...... Click here to read this release



OSEA to host First Annual Community Power Conference

Published Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:36:56 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Environment, Renewable Energy and Community Reporters and Editors OSEA to host First Annual Community Power Conference Early bird registration extended until October 30th (Toronto, October 15, 2009) The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is gearing up for the first annual Community Power Conference. Scheduled for November 15 to 16, the conference will bring together industry leaders, government officials and community-based groups in...... Click here to read this release



World Wind Energy Award 2009 goes to George Smitherman, Energy Minister of Ontario

Published Thu, 25 Jun 2009 09:57:09 EST Read More

World Wind Energy Award 2009 goes to George Smitherman, Energy Minister of Ontario Toronto/Jeju/Bonn (WWEA/OSEA/GEAA) - The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and its partners in the Green Energy Act Alliance (GEAA) congratulate Hon. George Smitherman on receiving the World Wind Energy Award 2009. On the occasion of the 8th World Wind Energy Conference 2009 on Jeju island, Korea, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) has...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed at Markdale Event

Published Wed, 4 Mar 2009 10:31:41 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Markdale Meeting (Markdale ON., March 4, 2009)- Citizens from Markdale and surrounding areas attended a public meeting at the Markdale Community Centre last night, organized by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). A presentation was made outlining what the Green Energy Act Alliance recommends be included in the Green Energy Act, ...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa River Institute welcomes Green Energy Act

Published Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:13:25 EST Read More

Media Release Ottawa River Institute welcomes Green Energy Act (Griffith, Feb 25, 2009) The Ottawa River Institute with its mission to foster sustainable communities and ecological integrity, welcomes the introduction of the Green Energy Act by the Ontario government. "We are particularly pleased that government acknowledges the great contribution to be made by small power producers who generate clean energy in their widely dispersed communities throughout the province," s...... Click here to read this release



Manitoulin Island event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:00:09 EST Read More

Media Advisory Manitoulin Island event to discuss legislation that would make renewable energy a provincial priority Frustration is growing in parts of rural Ontario where farmers, municipalities, First Nations, and local owners of green energy projects are unable to fully contribute to the future of Ontario's green electricity. A Green Energy Act that would empower all Ontario residents to become power generators is being proposed by an alliance of agricultural, labour,...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of North Bay Meeting

Published Mon, 16 Feb 2009 11:25:02 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of North Bay Meeting (North Bay ON., Feb 14, 2009)- Citizens from North Bay and surrounding area attended a workshop at Nipissing University today (February 14), organized by the Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION) and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). The presentation was a preview of what these organizations anticipated seeing in the Green Energy Act, which Pre...... Click here to read this release



New Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Board members represent diversity of sustainable energy sector

Published Fri, 14 Nov 2008 10:26:30 EST Read More

Media Release New Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Board members represent diversity of sustainable energy sector TORONTO, November 14, 2008 - Newly elected Board members of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association represent a wide cross-section of people and communities involved in sustainable energy and committed to a Green Energy Act in Ontario. "We are very pleased to welcome our new Board. They bring with them not only immense experience and knowledge, but the...... Click here to read this release



2008 World Wind Energy Conference concludes on a positive note

Published Fri, 27 Jun 2008 10:11:25 EST Read More

2008 World Wind Energy Conference concludes on a positive note Kingston Conference signals new era in community power and looks to Ontario for leadership Kingston, Ontario, June 27, 2008 – The 2008 World Wind Energy Conference wrapped up yesterday and the overwhelming mood of the 800 conference attendees pointed toward the fact that Ontario should act quickly to institute a Green Energy Act as part of its energy policy. Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director of the Onta...... Click here to read this release



World Wind Conference 2008 - Update - Conference Activity, Day One

Published Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:28:53 EST Read More

WWEC 2008 (Update - Conference Activity, Day One) - Community power and decentralized investment key for accelerated wind energy deployment Government of Ontario works on improvement of Standard Offer Programme and considers Green Energy Act Kingston/Bonn (WWEA June 25 2008) - More than 600 high-level delegates from 40 countries have gathered for the 7th World Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition Community Power (WWEC 2008) at the St. Lawrence College in Kingston (Ontario), Ca...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act will keep Ontario from being a "have not" province

Published Mon, 2 Jun 2008 09:45:22 EST Read More

Green Energy Act will keep Ontario from being a "have-not" province (Toronto, June 2, 2008) At Queen’s Park this morning, a broad coalition of farmers, environmentalists, First Nations and industry associations called upon the Province to create North America’s first Green Energy Act. The Act would build on recent successes and ensure Ontario does not become an energy “have-not” jurisdiction but rather a continent-wide leader. This briefing is the first step in the Ontario S...... Click here to read this release