Archive for Portlands development

2008 Aug 19: Wading Deeper: The future of deep lake water cooling

Tuesday, 2008 August 19, 7 pm
Ralph Thornton Centre

765 Queen St East (east of Broadview)
Free; refreshments provided

A free public forum on the future of Deep Lake Water Cooling and its potential to further reduce Toronto’s energy use,      Read more »

2008 Aug 14: Power down for Blackout Day

The symbol for Blackout DayPower Down for Blackout Day
Thursday, 2008 August 14, all day

Five years ago, August 14th, Ontario and much of eastern North America was plunged into a blackout that lasted several days.  In that time of crisis, some beautiful things happened:

  • we saw the stars, like never before
  • people organized barbecues and street parties
  • we rediscovered the importance of conservation

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Isn’t it lovely when we all play nice?

Here’s the latest report on the Portlands Energy Centre’s Community Liaison Committee:

Energy centre’s regrouped citizen committee has distinctly different vibe     Read more »

Watch your gas

The National Energy Board has recently announced that natural gas deliverability will drop in Canada by 7-15% over the next 2 years.  As always they are eternally hopeful for the future.

This opens up the question of what Premier McGuinty is thinking as he builds up natural gas power plants across the province.  Power plants like the Portlands Energy Centre could contribute to a growing threat to our ability to heat our homes in the future.

2007 Sep 29: Power to Choose at U of T

Power to Choose logoThere will be two follow-ups to the original Power to Choose forum.  One will be in Ottawa on Friday and the other will be here in Toronto this Saturday:

Power to Choose
Public consultation on Ontario’s Energy Plan
Saturday, 2007 September 29, 9 am – 5 pm
OISE Rm 4-414, 252 Bloor St W (at St. George TTC)

Come for all or part of this free all-day event.

Contact Paul York for details about the event.  If you’d like to make a presentation, you can email Adriana.

If you can’t attend, you can still make your views known using the online survey form.