News & Updates Institute for Sustainable EnergyInvitation 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 Workshop in Costa Rica<div><p><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><img src="/.api2/binaries/z1OuwnF3Sd/thumbnails/Geothrmal%20workshop%20in%20Costa%20Rica%20-%20Nov%2011-%2016,%202023.png?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="z1OuwnF3Sd" data-contentlength="1241102" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/z1OuwnF3Sd/download/Geothrmal workshop in Costa Rica - Nov 11- 16, 2023.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/z1OuwnF3Sd/thumbnails/Geothrmal workshop in Costa Rica - Nov 11- 16, 2023.png" data-name="Geothrmal workshop in Costa Rica - Nov 11- 16, 2023.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="z1OuwnF3Sd"></a></p> <p id="isPasted" style="text-align: justify;">The <strong>2<sup>nd</sup> EAGE Workshop on Geothermal in Latin America</strong> is being organized by the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE).  Maurice Dusseault from the University of Waterloo (Ontario) and Grant Wach from Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia) are on the organizing committee.   </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">A wide range of topics is being solicited in the Call…</p></div>Sana SadiqSun, 26 Feb 2023 22:06:45 -0500 into the Future<div><p><br></p><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/9VaUJ2hpdu/thumbnails/22-568%20Driving%20into%20the%20future_Social_Pan#4_1080x1080.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="9VaUJ2hpdu" data-contentlength="625944" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/9VaUJ2hpdu/download/22-568 Driving into the future_Social_Pan#4_1080x1080.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/9VaUJ2hpdu/thumbnails/22-568 Driving into the future_Social_Pan#4_1080x1080.jpg" data-name="22-568 Driving into the future_Social_Pan#4_1080x1080.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="9VaUJ2hpdu"></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Driving into the Future </strong>brings together automotive experts to discuss what's new in the automotive industry. </p> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify;">Are charging stations the final roadblock to an EV takeover? </li> <li style="text-align: justify;">Can we build chargers fast enough to meet demands of rising EV sales?</li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify;">Prof. Claudio Cañizares (Executive Director, WISE) will be sharing his thoughts on "Is changing…</p></div>Sana SadiqMon, 12 Dec 2022 12:54:23 -0500 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