News & Updates Institute for Sustainable EnergyProf. Claudio Cañizares, Executive Director, WISE, elected as a Fellow of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering<div><p><img src="" alt="Claudio Canizares" id="isPasted" class="fr-fic fr-dii" style="width: 200px;"><br></p> <p id="isPasted"><strong>Prof. Claudio Cañizares</strong> has been elected Fellow of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE) for his outstanding contributions in the field of electrical engineering science and technology. Founded in 1934 in Shanghai, the CSEE's members include over 120,000 individual engineers and over 1000 organizations.</p><p>Professor Cañizares is a…</p></div>Sana SadiqFri, 26 Apr 2024 10:58:07 -0400 and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030<div><p><br></p><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/QB2IqRuVqi/thumbnails/SDG.png?width=900" style="width: 900px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="QB2IqRuVqi" data-contentlength="127962" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/QB2IqRuVqi/download/SDG.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/QB2IqRuVqi/thumbnails/SDG.png" data-name="SDG.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="QB2IqRuVqi"></p> Prof. Claudio Cañizares (Executive Director, WISE) participated in a conference as a speaker in January 2024 at Al Majmaah University - Riyadh Region - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.<br><br><p id="isPasted"><strong>TITLE</strong>: <em>The role of the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) in SDGs</em></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">This presentation will provide an overview of WISE and its programs and initiatives…</p></div>Sana SadiqTue, 05 Mar 2024 18:51:30 -0500 | Nuclear waste holds the key to a secure and carbon-free future<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/6rIBKsZoh1/thumbnails/Global.png?width=300" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-fil" data-key="6rIBKsZoh1" data-contentlength="3811" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/6rIBKsZoh1/download/Global.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/6rIBKsZoh1/thumbnails/Global.png" data-name="Global.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="6rIBKsZoh1"></p><p><br></p><p> <br>The time has come to bring the nuclear waste debate in from the cold and make recycled nuclear waste a centerpiece of Canada’s energy and national security strategies.<br><br><p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Read the full article</span></a></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><i id="isPasted">Jatin Nathwani is a professor at the University of Waterloo’s Department of Management Science and Engineering. Ann Fitzgerald is a professor of international…</i></span></p></div>Sana SadiqTue, 27 Feb 2024 12:36:55 -0500 | Here’s how to get to zero-carbon emissions equitably<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/OZWSGjt9LI/thumbnails/The%20Hills%20Time.png?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-fil" data-key="OZWSGjt9LI" data-contentlength="3976" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/OZWSGjt9LI/download/The Hills Time.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/OZWSGjt9LI/thumbnails/The Hills Time.png" data-name="The Hills Time.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="OZWSGjt9LI"></p><p><br></p> The tax increase is a reinvestment in our economy for a resilient future. A small levy on current consumption can help enable long-term national prosperity.  <p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Read the full article</span></a></p><p><em>Prof. Nathwani <i id="isPasted">is a professor at the University of Waterloo’s Department of Management Science and Engineering and </i>the former Executive Director of WISE.</em></p></div>Sana SadiqTue, 27 Feb 2024 12:28:03 -0500 project is helping Canadian cities transition to net zero<div><h2><img src="/.api2/binaries/qdAfjwCX5I/thumbnails/PHOTO-1.jpeg?width=600" style="width: 600px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="qdAfjwCX5I" data-contentlength="2109279" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/qdAfjwCX5I/download/PHOTO-1.jpeg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/qdAfjwCX5I/thumbnails/PHOTO-1.jpeg" data-name="PHOTO-1.jpeg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="qdAfjwCX5I"></h2> <h2 id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Amelia Clarke launches project helping Canadian cities transition to net zero.</span></h2> <h2 id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Launched by the University of Waterloo, The Municipal Net-Zero Action Research Partnership (N-ZAP) is developing resources to support municipalities in their climate action plans.</span></h2> <p id="isPasted">Amelia Clarke, Waterloo Institute of Sustaibable Energy member and Professor at the…</p></div>Sana SadiqFri, 15 Dec 2023 11:49:04 -0500 Annual Report 2022-2023<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/3ZJUwzUKbU/thumbnails/Image%20#%201%20-%20Cover%20Page%20.jpg?width=600" style="width: 600px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="3ZJUwzUKbU" data-contentlength="2200527" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/3ZJUwzUKbU/download/Image # 1 - Cover Page .jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/3ZJUwzUKbU/thumbnails/Image # 1 - Cover Page .jpg" data-name="Image # 1 - Cover Page .jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="3ZJUwzUKbU"></p><p><br></p> WISE Annual Report 2022 - 2023 is now available to read and for <a href=";v1?attachment=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="font-size: 14px;">download</span></a>.</div>Sana SadiqFri, 08 Dec 2023 14:11:27 -0500 to attend the Balsillie School's launch of the TGI - with Honourable Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities<div><p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">Balsillie School of International Affairs will host a special event on 28 September at 2:30 and will launch the <strong id="isPasted">Technology Governance Initiative </strong>at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. They will be making some important announcements at the event which, they feel, will be critical for the future convergence of technology governance and…</span></p></div>Sana SadiqWed, 27 Sep 2023 10:46:35 -0400<div><p><strong><span style="font-size: 36px;">WISE </span></strong></p> <table class="fr-no-borders" style="width: 100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100.0000%;"> <div class="fr-embedly" data-original-embed="&lt;a href='' data-card-branding='0' class='embedly-card'&gt;&lt;/a&gt;" style="height: 370px;"><a href="" data-card-branding="0" class="embedly-card"></a></div> <br></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><br></p></div>Sana SadiqWed, 27 Sep 2023 09:08:14 -0400 Workshop<div><p>WISE is hosting the Geothermal Workshop, a 1.5-day hybrid (in-person and online) workshop that will be held at the University of Waterloo on July 27 and 28, 2023.  The workshop will explore current activities/developments in all geothermal technologies being used or considered in Canada—focusing mainly on its development and implementation in <strong id="isPasted"><u>remot…</u></strong></p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 22 Jun 2023 16:26:34 -0400 and Energy Security in a Changing Climate<div><h3><img src="/.api2/binaries/pZBIeNFpJs/thumbnails/FP2417-WI-SummerSchool-banner-WISE-940x400.jpeg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="pZBIeNFpJs" data-contentlength="370418" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/pZBIeNFpJs/download/FP2417-WI-SummerSchool-banner-WISE-940x400.jpeg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/pZBIeNFpJs/thumbnails/FP2417-WI-SummerSchool-banner-WISE-940x400.jpeg" data-name="FP2417-WI-SummerSchool-banner-WISE-940x400.jpeg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="pZBIeNFpJs"></h3> <h3><br></h3> <h3 id="isPasted">Sustainable Futures Initiative presented by the University of Waterloo </h3> <p>The 2023 Summer School will showcase leading-edge research from a wide array of University of Waterloo professors at the interface of water, climate, and energy.</p><p>A Sustainable Futures Initiative, the summer school is hosted by <span style="font-size: 14px;"><a href="">the Water Institute</a>, <a href="">the Waterloo Climate…</a></span></p></div>Sana SadiqMon, 01 May 2023 15:52:16 -0400