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energy

Jun 08, 2017

Connecting Canadians through a renewable energy supergrid

June 8, 2017

Just like the rest of the world, Canada faces the big challenge to decrease the carbon emissions that result from our energy use. One way to do this is to produce more low-carbon renewable electricity while at the same time rapidly electrifying other sectors, like heating and transportation. Read More

Feb 14, 2017

Technology is disrupting the energy sector. What does this mean for consumers and what should be done about it?

February 14, 2017

Technology is disrupting many economic sectors, from transportation to media – and the energy sector is not immune. Read More

Nov 03, 2016

Brave New World at the OEB

November 3, 2016

Policy Development and the Natural Gas Expansion Case

An ongoing Ontario Energy Board (OEB) proceeding offers timely insight into the role the Board sees itself playing in the implementation of government policy through its rate-making activities. Read More

Sep 29, 2016

Regulating Utility Governance

September 29, 2016

An Analysis of the Ontario Energy Board’s Role

The Ontario Energy Board has announced its intention to conduct a consultation respecting its role in providing guidance to regulated entities with respect to corporate governance. Read More

Nov 11, 2015

Climate talks heat up

November 11, 2015

The Broadbent Institute’s Executive Director, Rick Smith, discusses a low-carbon Canada and the Mowat Centre-Broadbent Institute joint report, Step Change, with Bruce Sellery on The Exchange.

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Oct 27, 2015

Step Change

October 27, 2015

Federal Policy Ideas Toward a Low-Carbon Canada

This Mowat Centre-Broadbent Institute joint report looks at policies in addition to carbon pricing that the federal government could introduce to help Canada reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Read More

Oct 27, 2015

New report lays out seven policies to steer Canada towards a low-carbon economy

October 27, 2015

In lead-up to UN climate conference in Paris, new federal government must go beyond carbon pricing
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Apr 08, 2015

The Economics of Energy East: What’s in it for Ontario?

April 8, 2015

The proposed Energy East pipeline has been the focus of much debate in recent months. Read More