News & Updateshttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdatesWaterloo Institute for Sustainable EnergyWISE Wants You! Apply Now to Display Your Research at Energy 2019https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/wise_wants_you_apply_now_to_display_your_research_at_energy_2019<div><p><span style="font-size: 16px;">We are seeking interested students at all levels of their academic career to present a poster featuring their research/work in sustainable energy! Academics from all faculties and institutions are welcome to present their work to members from government, industry, NPOs, professors and others at the <strong>WISE Energy Day 2019</strong> event on September 26 in Fed…</span></p></div>Waterloo Institute for Sustainable EnergyFri, 08 Feb 2019 12:51:53 -0500https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/wise_wants_you_apply_now_to_display_your_research_at_energy_20192017-2018 WISE Annual Reporthttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/2017_2018_wise_annual_report<div><p><a href="https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/download/documents/events/public/wise_annual_report_2017_2018_1pdf?attachment=0"><img src="/.api2/binaries/DQIMHVzSV9/thumbnails/WARP.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="WARP.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="DQIMHVzSV9" data-src="/.api2/binaries/DQIMHVzSV9/thumbnails/WARP.png?width=300"></a></p> <p style="text-align: right;"></div>Waterloo Institute for Sustainable EnergyThu, 13 Dec 2018 10:42:50 -0500https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/2017_2018_wise_annual_reportReep Green Solutions wins top prize in pitch competitionhttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/reep_green_solutions_wins_top_prize_in_pitch_competition<div><p>Originally Posted by: <a href="https://www.therecord.com/news-story/9033139-reep-green-solutions-wins-top-prize-in-pitch-competition/">Waterloo Region Record</a></p><p>WATERLOO — Reep Green Solutions was awarded $8,000 at the first Perfect Pitch competition hosted by <a href="http://www.socialventurepartners.org/waterloo-region/">Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region</a>.</p><p>Six local charities were chosen to participate in the organization's workshop earlier this year, and then brought their pitches to the Centre For International…</p></div>Jessica StricklerWed, 14 Nov 2018 14:38:22 -0500https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/reep_green_solutions_wins_top_prize_in_pitch_competitionRaise the GST as part of pragmatic plan for climate actionhttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/raise_the_gst_as_part_of_pragmatic_plan_for_climate_action<div><p><a href="http://policyoptions.irpp.org/?post_type=authors&p=45876">Jatin Nathwani</a></p><p>October 17, 2018 | Policy Options Politiques | The Public Forum for the Public Good</p> <hr> <p><br>The rejection of the Trans Mountain pipeline approval by the courts and the angry response by Alberta to withdraw from Canada’s climate plan has set in motion a high-octane drama with no happy ending in sight. Provinces see an opportunity to flex…</p></div>Jessica StricklerTue, 23 Oct 2018 10:15:45 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/raise_the_gst_as_part_of_pragmatic_plan_for_climate_actionRegister Now! Technology Innovation and Policy Forum 2018https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/register_now_technology_innovation_and_policy_forum_2018<div><p><a href="https://thinkingpower.ca/events_TechInnovationAndPolicyForum_2018.php"><img src="/.api2/binaries/eVjw7Vrag5/thumbnails/Register-Button.png?width=198&amp;height=58" style="width: 198px; height: 57.42px;" alt="Register-Button.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="eVjw7Vrag5" data-src="/.api2/binaries/eVjw7Vrag5/thumbnails/Register-Button.png?width=198&amp;height=58"></a></p> <h4>The Forum</h4> <p>The Council for Clean &amp; Reliable Energy (CCRE) in partnership with the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, a leading Canadian innovation centre at the University of Waterloo, is hosting its third annual Technology Innovation and Policy Forum on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Join us for this important event, bringing together…</p></div>Jessica StricklerFri, 12 Oct 2018 13:52:45 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/register_now_technology_innovation_and_policy_forum_2018Towards a smart and sustainable residential energy culture: assessing participant feedback from a long-term smart grid pilot projecthttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/towards_a_smart_and_sustainable_residential_energy_culture_assessing_participant_feedback_from_a_long_term_smart_grid_pilot_project<div><h3><a href="https://energsustainsoc.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13705-018-0169-9">Download pdf</a></h3> <h3>Background</h3> <p>Smart grid tools (e.g., individualized disaggregated data, goal setting, and behavioural suggestions/feedback) increase opportunities to reduce or shift residential electricity consumption, but can they shape residential energy culture? And what underlying factors influence this shift? Insights are identified from a…</p></div>Jessica StricklerWed, 03 Oct 2018 15:56:35 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/towards_a_smart_and_sustainable_residential_energy_culture_assessing_participant_feedback_from_a_long_term_smart_grid_pilot_projectUniversity of Waterloo Students Recieve 2nd Place in Hydrogen Education Foundation's 2018 Hydrogen Student Design Contesthttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/university_of_waterloo_students_recieve_2nd_place_in_hydrogen_education_foundations_2018_hydrogen_student_design_contest<div><p>A team from the University of Waterloo earned second place in the Hydrogen Education Foundation's <a href="http://www.hydrogencontest.org/index.asp">2018 Hydrogen Student Design Contest</a>, which was announced during the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Annual Merit Review (AMR) in Washington, DC. This international competition included 27 teams from around the world, all working to design a…</p></div>Jessica StricklerThu, 20 Sep 2018 13:08:46 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/university_of_waterloo_students_recieve_2nd_place_in_hydrogen_education_foundations_2018_hydrogen_student_design_contestExamining energy security issues in southern Labradorhttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/examining_energy_security_issues_in_southern_labrador<div><h2><strong>NunatuKavut project reveals different concerns in Black Tickle and St. Lewis; researchers thrilled with community engagement</strong>                </h2> <p>                                                   </p><p><img src="http://www.thetelegram.com/media/photologue/photos/cache/NP-A00-22082018-southernlabradorenergysecurity_large.jpg" alt="From left, Nick Mercer, Abigail Poole and Siobhan Slade head to Williams Harbour to check out a solar power installation during their research into energy security for Black Tickle, St. Lewis and Norman’s Bay." class="fr-dib">                                            </p> <figcaption style="text-align: right;">From left, Nick Mercer, Abigail Poole and Siobhan Slade head to Williams Harbour to check out a solar power…</figcaption></div>Jessica StricklerFri, 24 Aug 2018 09:25:37 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/examining_energy_security_issues_in_southern_labradorSustainable energy assessment under way in southern Inuit communitieshttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/sustainable_energy_assessment_under_way_in_southern_inuit_communitie<div><h2><strong>Academics and NunatuKavut seek ways to reduce reliance on diesel, improve home heating</strong></h2> <p>HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — Three communities on the south coast of Labrador will get some academic help with energy sustainability this summer.</p><p>The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) has partnered with Nicholas Mercer, a PhD candidate from the University of…</p></div>Jessica StricklerMon, 20 Aug 2018 13:36:54 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/sustainable_energy_assessment_under_way_in_southern_inuit_communitieFrontier Science Roundtable Briefhttps://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/frontier_science_roundtable_brief<div><p><a href="http://wgsi.org/sites/wgsi-live.pi.local/files/FrontierScienceRoundtableBrief-EN-2017-NRCan_WGSI_WISE.pdf"><img src="/.api2/binaries/8Nqxj9l4gy/thumbnails/Frontier Science Roundtable Brief.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="Frontier%20Science%20Roundtable%20Brief.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="8Nqxj9l4gy" data-src="/.api2/binaries/8Nqxj9l4gy/thumbnails/Frontier Science Roundtable Brief.png?width=300"></a></p><p><a href="http://wgsi.org/sites/wgsi-live.pi.local/files/FrontierScienceRoundtableBrief-EN-2017-NRCan_WGSI_WISE.pdf"></a></p> <hr> <h2>FRONTIER SCIENCE ROUNDTABLE BRIEF</h2> <p>Roundtable participants were drawn from diverse focus areas including machine learning, nanomaterials and science fiction and were tasked with considering how uncertainty of research outcomes and convergence of research disciplines could affect Canada’s long-term energy future.</p><p>The 2050+ timeline and framing…</p></div>Jessica StricklerThu, 16 Aug 2018 10:33:37 -0400https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/news1/newsupdates/frontier_science_roundtable_brief