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WORKSHOP ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN OPEN MODELLING PLATFORM
FOR DEEP DECARBONISATION STUDIES

On February 21 and 22, Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY laboratory and the Institut de l’énergie Trottier helded a workshop dedicated to pan-Canadian and North American efforts to improve simulation methods for studying and achieving deep decarbonisation. Bringing together about fifty participants from academic and institutional circles, this workshop aimed to define the orientations of a…

CONFERENCE | THE ELECTRIC GRID : PRESENT & FUTURE
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CONFERENCE | THE ELECTRIC GRID : PRESENT & FUTURE

Tuesday, November 20, 6pm to 7.30pm,  Galerie Rolland  – Polytechnique Montréal (6th floor, main building). Bites and beverages will be served following the conference. Speaker : Magdy Salama, Institut de l’énergie Trottier visiting senior professor Magdy Salama is internationally recognized as an eminent researcher in the electrical energy systems. Results of his activities in distribution system planning and…

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ENERGY FLEXIBLE BUILDINGS – PUBLIC SEMINAR

DOCUMENTS (download) > Introduction Michaël Kummert, Professeur agrégé, Département de génie mécanique, Polytechnique Montréal > General presentation on the Annex and links with other international / European initiatives Søren Østergaard Jensen, Danish Technological Institute (Annex 67 Operating Agent) > Characterizing the energy flexibility of buildings and districts Henrik Madsen & Rune Grønborg Junker, Danmarks Teknisk Universitet > Energy flexibility…

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[ENERGY OUTLOOK]
CANADA HAS THE POTENTIAL TO TRANSFORM ITSELF

Modelling to meet the energy challenge by 2050 On September 19, the Institut de l’énergie Trottier of Polytechnique Montréal and Pôle e3 of HEC Montréal launched Canadian Energy Outlook 2018. Produced with the collaboration of ESMIA Consultant, this report projects the evolution of Canada’s energy production and consumption to 2050, comparing four greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction…

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[REPORT] CANADA NEEDS A FRESH APPROACH, NEW TOOLS TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE AND ECONOMIC GOALS

Canada needs a fresh approach and new tools for climate policy that will dramatically reduce emissions while maintaining economic prosperity, says a joint report from the University of Calgary and Polytechnique Montréal. Current policy instruments like carbon pricing, fuel standards and clean energy incentives can achieve only incremental changes in the systems responsible for producing…

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SENIOR VISITING PROFESSOR OR VISITING SCHOLAR POSITION – SPECIALIZED IN ENERGY STORAGE

CALL FOR CANDIDATES (cliquez ici pour la version en français) Senior Visiting Professor or Visiting Scholar Position, specialized in energy storage Institut de l’énergie Trottier Deadline for submission: 29 February 2018 PDF version Presentation and objectives The Institut de l’énergie Trottier (IET) of Polytechnique Montréal invites applicants to apply for the position of Senior Visiting…

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PUBLIC SEMINAR ON TRANSPORTATION AND CLIMATE POLICY IN QUEBEC, CALIFORNIA AND ONTARIO

Download the speaker presentations : Climate and Transport Policy in Quebec – Normand Mousseau Climate and Transport Policy in Ontario – Cara Clairman Climate Policy in California – Chris Busch Transport Policy in California – Julie Witcover Climate and Transport Policy in Vermont – Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur See the full event on YouTube.   On Thursday, November 2nd, the Institut de l’énergie Trottier will host a public seminar on…