News & Updates Institute for Sustainable EnergyBook: Ice-Houses - Energy, Architecture, and Sustainability by Alireza Dehghani-Sanij & Mehdi Bahadori<div><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><span style="font-size: 18px;"><em>Ice-Houses</em></span></strong><span style="font-size: 18px;"><em>:</em></span> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Energy, Architecture and Sustainability presents new and novel technologies and approaches surrounding daily and seasonal ice storage, along with discussions on passive cooling and natural technologies using different methods, including heat pumps. The book covers different aspects of ice-houses and cold energy production, storage…</p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 26 May 2022 11:57:50 -0400 Transformation Network of Ontario (ETNO) Sprint 2 Report Available Online<div><p id="isPasted" style="text-align: justify;">The Energy Transformation Network of Ontario (ETNO), formerly the Ontario Smart Grid Forum, is an independent group of senior leaders from across Ontario’s utility, private, public, and non-profit sectors, working together to improve the electricity system in the province. ETNO sought to answer the question posed by the OEB, IESO, and Ontario…</p></div>Sana SadiqWed, 20 Apr 2022 16:48:49 -0400 for Undergraduate and Graduate Students<div><p><br></p><p><br></p> <img src="/.api2/binaries/rJpFj1IkXI/thumbnails/1.png?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="rJpFj1IkXI" data-contentlength="665213" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/rJpFj1IkXI/download/1.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/rJpFj1IkXI/thumbnails/1.png" data-name="1.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="rJpFj1IkXI"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><br>Are you interested in the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to work for an international organization? Are you looking for a Spring/Summer placement? WISE is providing opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students this summer! Contact our Manager for Global Programs and Initiatives, Fibha Nazim ( to find…</span></div>Sana SadiqFri, 08 Apr 2022 11:23:26 -0400 of Excellence in Graduate Supervision | Prof. Claudio Cañizares<div><p id="isPasted" style="text-align: justify;">Prof. Cañizares’ research activities focus on the study of stability, control, optimization, modeling, simulation, and computational issues in bulk power systems, microgrids, and energy systems in the context of competitive energy markets and smart grids. In these areas, he has either led or been an integral part of securing many grants and…</p></div>Sana SadiqTue, 15 Mar 2022 14:52:43 -0400 Technical Committee on Advanced Energy Systems 2022<div><strong>2022 CSME Advanced and Future Energy Systems Symposium: </strong><br><br>The portal is still open for submission for CSME Symposium today. More details can be found from the Congress website <strong><a href=""></a></strong><a href=""></a><a href=""><span style="color: rgb(44, 130, 201);"></span></a><a href=""></a><strong><a href=""></a></strong><br> <br><strong>The next CSME Heat Transfer &amp; Energy Systems Webinar</strong>:</div> <table class="fr-no-borders" style="width: 100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100.0000%;"> <ul> <li><strong id="isPasted">Title: </strong><em>Lithium-Ion Battery Modeling: When Physics Joins Hands with Machine…</em></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>Sana SadiqMon, 14 Feb 2022 14:44:53 -0500 and Experiential Education (CEE) Employer Impact Award 2020<div><p>WISE is the recipient of the 2020 Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) Employer Impact Award for Impact in Sustainability. The organization has also been named an honorable mention in the Impact in International Excellence Award category. At WISE, Waterloo students either work with the organization or with its international partners in…</p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 09 Dec 2021 12:03:45 -0500 | A non-partisan commission is what Canada needs to address the emerging national challenges presented by climate change<div><p style="text-align: left;">Conclusions emerging from the UN climate conference in Glasgow are stark, clear, and compelling – alarm bells are ringing, red flags are up, and the tide is going out. Moving away from the use of fossil fuels will now become the dominant narrative of a fundamental economic transformation.</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong><span style="color: rgb(41, 105, 176);">READ THE FULL ARTICLE</span></strong></a></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Read the Original article</span> <a href=";v1?attachment=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"></a><span style="color: rgb(41, 105, 176);"><a href=";v1?attachment=0" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong><u><span style="font-size: 14px;">here</span></u></strong></a></span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">.</span></p></div>Sana SadiqTue, 30 Nov 2021 12:59:48 -0500 silent strength of Indigenous renewable energy micro-grids<div><p><strong><span style="font-size: 16px;">The silent strength of Indigenous renewable energy micro-grids</span></strong></p><p>For the first time since the 1970s, silence descended on the tiny, isolated village of Old Crow in Canada’s Arctic in August. For generations, the community of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in the Yukon, about 100 kilometers east of the Alaskan border, had suffered the incessant…</p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 18 Nov 2021 16:59:29 -0500 climate change can create jobs in the MENA region<div><p><br></p><p><strong>How climate change can create jobs in the MENA region</strong></p><p>In the past weeks, the world has witnessed disastrous extreme weather events that have cost the lives of thousands of people and billions of dollars in damages (deadly floods in Asia - China and India - and Europe – Belgium and Germany. And deadly heatwaves in British Columbia, Canada).…</p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 26 Aug 2021 12:57:07 -0400 Is Geothermal Power Generation?<div><p><strong><img src="/.api2/binaries/oj3SWVsP8S/thumbnails/img.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="oj3SWVsP8S" data-contentlength="149320" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/oj3SWVsP8S/download/img.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/oj3SWVsP8S/thumbnails/img.jpg" data-name="img.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="oj3SWVsP8S"></strong></p><p><strong><br></strong></p> <strong>What Is Geothermal Power Generation?</strong> <p>Geothermal energy takes advantage of the heat under your feet in order to charge your devices and keep your home toasty in colder months. But given the relative lack of attention the energy source receives compared to other generation resources, let's examine the basics. Geothermal power generation is a…</p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 05 Aug 2021 14:00:33 -0400