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FES students visit PowerStream's Micro-grid March 2014

On March 13, 2014, PowerStream offered a demonstration-tour of their micro-grid project at their headquarters in Vaughan. Ten FES students attended, accompanied by two faculty members, Dr. Christina Hoicka and Peter Love, and FES's Senior Development Officer, Sandy Tieman. Micro-grids are an important innovation as they allow for more locally-scaled and flexible options to manage […]

Resourceful Communities

Conference: CAGONT @ York University, October 24 & 25, 2014 Session Title: Resourceful Communities  Organizers: Yvonne Rollins (yrollins@uwo.ca), PhD Candidate, Geography Department, Western University and Dr. Christina Hoicka (cehoicka@yorku.ca), Assistant Professor and PowerStream Chair in Sustainable Energy Economics, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.  Purpose: This paper session seeks to contrast and problematize the linked notions […]