The University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy program uses the convening power of the university to bring together academic researchers and senior decision-makers from industry, government, Indigenous communities, local communities and environmental organizations to determine how to strengthen public confidence in energy decision-making.

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Ontario Energy
Monica Gattinger
Ontario Energy

Ontario Finalizes Electrification and Energy Transition Panel

Positive Energy Chair, Dr. Monica Gattinger, was appointed to Ontario Energy's Electrification and Energy Transition Panel.
Research Publication
Building Consensus: What Works? The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
Research Publication

Building Consensus: What Works? The National Roundtable on the Environment and …

A new What Works case study by Positive Energy Faculty Affiliate Professor Stephen Bird assesses the work of the National Roundtable on the Environmen…
Public Opinion Survey
Majority of Canadians are concerned about energy prices for things like heating and transportation over the next six months
Public Opinion Survey

Majority of Canadians are concerned about energy prices for things like heating…

The research by Positive Energy and Nanos Research gauged the opinions among Canadians on accuracy of statements related to a low carbon economy and c…

Blogs

Research
Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022
Research

The Canadian Student Experience: Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022

The Bromley Memorial Event brings together graduate students from the United States and Canada to exchange ideas about science and technology policy, …
Research
Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022
Research

The American Student Experience : Bromley Memorial Lecture 2022

The Bromley Memorial Event brings together graduate students from the United States and Canada to exchange ideas about science and technology policy, …

Events

Energy
Jun 15

A More Complete Roadmap: Overcoming Obstacles on Canada's Net Zero Journey

On Wednesday, June 15th 2022, from 8:30AM to 5PM, the ISSP and Positive Energy hosted a conference featuring a variety of speakers and industry repres…

Aerial shot of the uOttawa campus
Mar 28

Monica Gattinger presents to Canada's Energy and Utility Regulators-CAMPUT

The panel explored the importance of meaningful engagement in energy project regulation. The panel addressed the following questions:
How important i…

PE report launch
Mar 1

Canada’s Energy Future in an Age of Climate Change - Positive Energy Report

Positive Energy was delighted to launch its latest report Canada’s Energy Future in an Age of Climate Change: How Partisanship, Polarization and Paroc…

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