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Recent Releases from OSEA

2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Award Winners

Published Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:34:08 EST Read More

Media Release 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Award Winners (TORONTO, ON February 2, 2017) The 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association - Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala & Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario's sustainable energy sector. The award presentation ceremonies occurred after a speech by Hon. Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minis...... Click here to read this release



Powering Prosperity Media Advisory and Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:35:16 EST Read More

Media Advisory & Interview Opportunity Chair of World Renewable Energy Council to speak on Ontario’s Renewable Energy Future from a Global Perspective at Powering Prosperity Awards dinner in North York, February 2nd 2017 What: Ontario Sustainable Energy Associations annual Powering Prosperity Awards ceremony and Keynote Speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Chair of the World Renewable Energy Council speaking on Ontario’s Renewable Energy Future from a Global Perspect...... Click here to read this release



Where is the Ontario Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff program?

Published Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:30:29 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity - Week of November 18, 2012 What: Where is the Ontario Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff program? Who: Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) To arrange interviews contact: Kristopher Stevens @ 416-303-1201 or Kristopher@ontario-sea.org or Geoff Taylor @ 416-977-4441 x6 or Geoff@ontario-se...... Click here to read this release



Are Ontario municipalities winning or losing with the new Feed-in Tariff rules?

Published Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:26:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Municipal officials, economic development officers, developers, planners, policy makers and community stakeholders Webinar, April 26, 2012 - The role of municipalities in local renewable energy projects Have municipalities been stripped of the right to have a voice in what happens in their backyards? How much say do municipalities have when it comes to local renewable energy projects? Is the system broken? If yes, how do we fix it?...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association welcomes FIT Review decision expected this week

Published Tue, 20 Mar 2012 16:52:14 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Interview Opportunity - Kristopher Stevens Executive Director of Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is neither surprised nor concerned that electricity prices from renewable sources under the Feed-in tariff (FIT) are expected to drop by at least 25%. The Government of Ontario has demonstrated leadership by passing the Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEA) and should aggressively leverage ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario must phase out all power subsidies, says Ontario Sustainable Energy Association

Published Thu, 8 Dec 2011 17:26:54 EST Read More

Media Release Report asks - Nuclear Power: Where is the Business Case? (Toronto ON Dec 08, 2011) Today, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) released "Nuclear Power: Where's the Business Case?". This report calls for the Ontario Minister of Energy to cease subsidies to nuclear proj...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association calls on Ontario voters to support new jobs for the future

Published Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:17:18 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News, election and energy editors and reporters TV ads start on Friday September 16th in major Ontario media markets (Sept. 15, 2011, Toronto, ON) Responding to the growing discussion about the future of green energy in Ontario, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) today unveiled a pair of television advertisements (...... Click here to read this release



Community Power Workshop Series coming to communities across Ontario this fall

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:24:19 EST Read More

Community power workshops scheduled in Halton, Hamilton, Haldimand-Norfolk, Kitchener, London, Niagara, Midland, Perth, Peterborough, Renfrew County, Sault Ste.Marie, Sudbury, Sarnia-Lambton and Toronto Media Advisory - Attention: News & Community and Events Editors This fall, The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is partnering with 14 local organizations to deliver community power workshops across the province. These ...... Click here to read this release



WattsNEXT? Green Energy Video Contest Deadline Approaches

Published Thu, 8 Sep 2011 09:34:34 EST Read More

Media Advisory Those looking to win a $70,000 10 KW solar system prize through the WattsNEXT? (www.wattsnext.ca) sustainable energy video contest only have a couple more weeks to enter their video submission. The WattsNEXT? contest is an opportunity for Ontarians, both young and old, to share and learn about the power of sustainable energy across the province. WattsNEXT? culminates on September 24, when the winners of the top prizes w...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) to launch province's first Green Energy Field Day

Published Tue, 6 Sep 2011 10:02:35 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: OSEA to host province-wide doors open event on September 24th, 2011. Local businesses, farms, schools, companies and organizations will have the opportunity to showcase their green energy project. Participating locations so far include Toronto, Cobden, Reaboro and Mississauga, with scheduled events ranging from biogas facility tours to a photovoltaic design and installation course. When: Saturday, September 24, 2011 Where:...... Click here to read this release



Ontarians show strong support for green energy in run up to provincial election: poll

Published Thu, 21 Jul 2011 11:57:31 EST Read More

Media Release (July 21, 2011, Toronto) A recent poll, conducted by Oraclepoll Research Limited and commissioned by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA), indicates over 7 of 10 Ontarians support green energy initiatives. Regionally, Northern Ontario (82%) and the GTA (79%) are most supportive of Green Energy. Even in Southwest Ontario, where 23% of those polled indicated that they disagreed with current green energy initiatives, almost three quarters of responden...... Click here to read this release



WattsNEXT? sustainable energy contest open to all Ontarians

Published Thu, 9 Jun 2011 09:11:40 EST Read More

Media Release WattsNEXT? sustainable energy contest open to all Ontarians New website and contest tells what's watt in Ontario and gives a chance to win a $70,000 solar system! June 9, 2011 -- The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is turning up the green energy wattage with the announcement of a video contest, real time online map showcasing green energy supporters, conservation and renewable energy projects and a province wide Green Energ...... Click here to read this release



2010 Community Power Award winners announced

Published Mon, 15 Nov 2010 19:58:17 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2010 Community Power Award winners announced! (Toronto, ON November 15, 2010) The OSEA 2010 Community Power Awards were presented tonight during the Community Power Awards Banquet & 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 Gord Miller, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner. The awards...... Click here to read this release



Get ready for the Community Power Conference 2010

Published Wed, 3 Nov 2010 14:40:44 EST Read More

Media Advisory Join Ontario’s largest annual gathering of Community Power proponents, producers and supporters The Community Power Conference 2010 is hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). Together with the Power Networking Centre trade show, the conference attracts industry regulators, commercial and community power generators, farmers and First Nation and Métis delegations. The conference offers two full days of meeting and learning from ...... Click here to read this release



Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Community Power Conference 2009

Published Mon, 31 Aug 2009 16:51:52 EST Read More

Media Advisory Ontario Sustainable Energy Association Community Power Conference 2009 The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) will host its first annual Community Power Conference (CP2009) this November 15-16. The event will celebrate the Micro FIT and Feed-in Tariff programs that will be instrumental to the success of Community Power projects in Ontario, making the province a national leader with its policy to promote green energy. Come and meet all the key ind...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed in Manitoulin Island Event

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:54:09 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crises is theme of Manitoulin Island Workshop (M’Chigeeng ON., Feb 25, 2009)- Citizens from Manitoulin Island and surrounding areas attended a workshop at the M’Chigeeng First Nation Community Complex today, organized by the M’Chigeeng First Nation and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). A presentation was made outlining what the Green Energy Act Alliance recommends be included in t...... Click here to read this release



Caledon event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:48:43 EST Read More

Media Advisory Caledon 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, industr...... Click here to read this release



Markdale event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:10:46 EST Read More

Media Advisory Markdale 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, indust...... Click here to read this release



Sault Ste Marie event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:46:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sault Ste. Marie 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



Walkerton event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:38:26 EST Read More

Media Advisory Walkerton 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, industrial and...... Click here to read this release



Green Energy Act discussed at Renfrew County meeting

Published Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:21:23 EST Read More

Media Release Green Energy Act the Solution to Environmental and Economic Crisis is theme of Renfrew County Meeting (Cobden ON., Feb 11, 2009)- Citizens from Renfrew County and surrounding areas attended a meeting at the Whitewater Region Memorial Township Hall last night (February 10) organized by the Ottawa River Institute and the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). The presentation was a preview of what these organizations anticipated seeing in the Green Energy ...... Click here to read this release



Sarnia event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 16:17:08 EST Read More

Media Advisory Sarnia 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, industri...... Click here to read this release



North Bay event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:11:19 EST Read More

Media Advisory North Bay 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, industr...... Click here to read this release



Cobden Event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 2 Feb 2009 09:38:30 EST Read More

Media Advisory Cobden 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, industri...... Click here to read this release



Ottawa event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Tue, 27 Jan 2009 15:33:53 EST Read More

Media Advisory Ottawa event to discuss legislation would that 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, industrial and en...... Click here to read this release



Kingston event to discuss proposed Green Energy Act

Published Mon, 26 Jan 2009 11:10:12 EST Read More

Media Advisory Kingston 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. To show how ordinary people have become power generators in Europe, SWITCH is hosting a free screening of The Suzuki Diaries, a documentary of Dr. David ...... Click here to read this release



Picton event to discuss Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 23 Jan 2009 17:08:44 EST Read More

Media Advisory Picton 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, industrial and en...... Click here to read this release



Countryside Energy Co-operative supports Green Energy Act

Published Fri, 5 Dec 2008 11:10:21 EST Read More

Media Release For Immediate Release Milverton, Ontario (Friday, December 5, 2008) - At Queen’s Park today, during the critically important global climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, the Green Energy Act Alliance released its expectations for the upcoming Ontario Green Energy Act. The Alliance’s recommendations for the Act can bring economic prosperity and new & sustainable ‘green’ jobs to Ontario, reduce Ontario greenhouse gas emissions, and allow individuals, ...... Click here to read this release



OSEA poll shows majority of Ontarians expect renewable energy by 2018

Published Tue, 24 Jun 2008 08:45:09 EST Read More

Media Release – For Immediate Release Majority of Ontarians expect Ontario to get their energy from renewables by 2018 Poll results released as World Wind Energy Conference 2008 begins in Kingston, Ontario (Kingston, Ontario, June 24, 2008) Over 600 people have descended on the City of Kingston today as the World Wind Energy Conference 2008 kicked off with a series of sessions which included speakers Dr. David Suzuki, Hon. Vilas Muttemwar, Indian Minister for New and Re...... Click here to read this release



World Wind Energy Conference to convene in Kingston, Ontario

Published Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:04:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Energy, Business, and Environment Editors and Reporters World Wind Energy Conference 2008 to convene in Kingston, Ontario Conference will deliver an international, national and local perspective on renewable power policy and climate change (Kingston, Ontario) Next week, the World Wind Energy Conference 2008 will take place in Kingston, Ontario. Confirmed keynote speakers will include Dr. David Suzuki, Dr. Hermann Scheer, and Ontario Minist...... Click here to read this release