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Community Energy Initiative focus of international discussion in Guelph

May 16, 2013 - The City of Guelph and Guelph Hydro hosted a Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue workshop to discuss community energy projects and the impact they have on economic development.


May 17, 2013
By Anthony Capkun

The morning session was an opportunity for a select group of policy-makers, municipal leaders, energy experts and academics from Canada, Germany and the United States to exchange ideas and learn from leading communities that have successfully adopted, among other things:

• Energy conservation programs, including low-energy use communities
• Energy-efficient building standards and initiatives

Today’s workshop was the last in a series of four workshops that have taken place over the course of the two-year dialogue, which were organized by the Environmental Public Policy Research Centre at the Freie Universitat Berlin.

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