News & Updates Institute for Sustainable EnergyNuclear energy is key in solving our climate conundrum<div><table class="fr-no-borders" style="width: 100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100.0000%;"><img src="/.api2/binaries/WBahQNhJrT/thumbnails/TGAMSquare-large (1).png?width=100" style="width: 100px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-fil" data-key="WBahQNhJrT" data-contentlength="26230" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/WBahQNhJrT/download/TGAMSquare-large (1).png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/WBahQNhJrT/thumbnails/TGAMSquare-large (1).png" data-name="TGAMSquare-large (1).png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="WBahQNhJrT"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h1><span style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">OPINION</span></strong></span></h1> <h1 id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 36px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><strong>Nuclear energy is key in solving our climate conundrum</strong></span></h1> <p id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 12px;">By JATIN NATHWANI contributor</span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 12px;">Wednesday., November</span><span style="font-size: 12px;"> 16, 2022</span></p> <p id="isPasted" style="text-align: justify;">“Truth is the daughter of time,” Francis Bacon noted four centuries ago. Now, it seems the time has come for a commitment to advancing one compelling solution – nuclear energy – to resolve the near-existential…</p></div>Sana SadiqWed, 16 Nov 2022 18:07:44 -0500 Jatin Nathwani 's Comments on Pickering Nuclear Power Plant<div><table class="fr-no-borders" style="width: 100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 50%; text-align: center;">      <img src="/.api2/binaries/rJeHBKf3PF/thumbnails/channels4_profile.jpg?width=100" style="width: 100px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-fir" data-key="rJeHBKf3PF" data-contentlength="39833" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/rJeHBKf3PF/download/channels4_profile.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/rJeHBKf3PF/thumbnails/channels4_profile.jpg" data-name="channels4_profile.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="rJeHBKf3PF">     </td> <td style="width: 50.0000%;"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">The Pickering nuclear power facility would be renovated and used by Ontario for many years to come. Professor at the University of Waterloo and founding executive director of the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, Jatin Nathwani, discusses if it's a good concept and what it would entail for the expanding need for…</span></p></div>Sana SadiqWed, 09 Nov 2022 11:44:56 -0500 Futures Initiative launched<div><p id="isPasted" style="text-align: justify;">On September 19, the University of Waterloo launched the Sustainable Futures initiative; -  a collaboration that brings together the Water institute, the <a href="" title="">Waterloo Climate Institute</a> and the <a href="" title="">Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy</a>  to accelerate holistic approaches to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on…</p></div>Sana SadiqSun, 16 Oct 2022 19:58:25 -0400' 2022 Symposium - Banff, Alberta<div><p style="text-align: justify;">The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) of the University of Waterloo has proudly organized the 11th Bulk Power Systems Dynamics and Control Symposium – IREP’2022 in Banff. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">On behalf of the IREP International Steering Committee and the Local Organizing Committee, we cordially welcome you to the 11th Bulk Power Systems Dynamics and…</p></div>Sana SadiqThu, 08 Sep 2022 13:54:56 -0400 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