Toronto Star op by Prof. Jatin Nathwani
Demand-response options have proven to be among the lowest cost ways to meet our peak electricity needs. Turning down power at key moments is much more cost-effective then building fossil-fuel power plants and costly transmission lines to meet short-term requirements.
Prof. Nathwani is a Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA). He is the research cluster lead ‘STEM 4 Global Resilience'. He is the Founding Executive Director of the Waterloo Insitute for Sustainable Energy (2008-2020) and Ontario Research Chair in Public Policy for Sustainable Energy (2007-2020).