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According to professor Joshua Pearce of Queen's University, Kingston, South East Ontario has the potential to generate over 90 GW (90,000 MW) of Solar PV on barren land. http://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/solar-energy-production-has-enormous.... This is over 3 times our anticipated requirements.

The following maps are from Professor Pearce's report

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50% nuclear. Phased out coal by 2014 (initially was 2007). Ontario’s target for energy from wind, solar and bioenergy is 10,700 MW (13%) by 2018 (excluding hydroelectric). Planning for 9,000 MW from hydro by 2018

Canadian Wind Energy Association's graphic Powering Canada's Future as of December 2015.

Québec Premier Philippe Couillard and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne chaired a joint meeting of cabinet ministers today in Québec City.  At the meeting, the Premiers signed two new Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), as well as an amendment to the Ontario-Québec Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The two provinces also agreed to take action in several key areas, including economic development, energy, pension administration and climate change.

Ontario and Québec committed to collaborate on economic development and agreed to a series of economic roundtables, which will include leaders...

Recently a discussion occurred between Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu and members of the ZCO committee. The following are the salient points of the discussion. It was triggered by a reference to an article at http://peakoil.com/alternative-energy/nuclear-is-not-a-low-carbon-source...

Nuclear power is clearly not renewable

There are people who call it "green energy", but nobody says it's renewable unless they are extremely uninformed.

Let me be clear, I am not in favour of nuclear...

Nuclear power fits well with an ideology of state control of energy sources in a few locations.  Renewables are a drag for state energy planners.  So consequently, any place that has nuclear power also has a nuclear lobby that's well financed and well connected.  But I still think the only ethical approach is to make rational choices based on deaths in the millions or billions rather than on the power politics you want to promote.

Number of deaths from Chernobyl

The 4000 deaths is clearly wrong.  It's authoritative - published by no less than the WHO.  Unfortunately, that...

Presentation and Q & A session with Dr. Dirk Uwe Sauer

Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (ISEA), Germany

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Technology Overview on Electricity Storage (PDF)

Energy Storage Options for a Renewable Power Supply System (PDF)

Mark Ruffalo, known for his portrayal of Dr. Banner and the Incredible Hulk, spoke with Mark Jacobson of the Stanford Atmosphere/Energy Program and Marco Krapels of Rabobank about powering the world with wind, water and sunlight.

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