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Jose Etcheverry

Jose Etcheverry

Jose Etcheverry

Associate Professor Co-Chair, Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI) Director, International Renewable Energy Academy (IREA) Credentials PhD Geography, University of TorontoMA Geography & Environmental Studies, University of TorontoBA (Honours) Geography & Environmental Studies, York University Research Keywords Climate Change Mitigation; International & National Renewable Energy Policies; Rural Electrification; Educational & Capacity Development Networks; New Media & Communications. Contact Information 4700 Keele

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York University Climate Solutions Parks Are Putting Students At The Forefront Of The Environmental Movement

York University Climate Solutions Parks Are Putting Students At The Forefront Of The Environmental Movement

BY: AYESHA KHAN Students and faculty pose during a solar panel installation February 29th, 2020. Photo credit: Codrina Ibanescu As part of a series of climate-friendly initiatives, York University’s faculty of Environmental and Urban Change has been working on a number of innovative Climate Solutions Parks, both on campus and throughout the wider world. The

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Demonstrating Canadian Clean Technologies and Training Future Champions

Demonstrating Canadian Clean Technologies and Training Future Champions

The project implemented a complete and practical training and research platform for clean energy technologies where project partners adapted and demonstrated a clean Canadian technology in Algeria. The technology was related to the optimization of solar charging stations backed up with energy storage for elective vehicle transportation, efficient lighting and electric bikes. The project developed

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Smart grid solar-powered charging station

Smart grid solar-powered charging station

The project has developed and built a smart grid solar-powered charging station that can store solar electricity. The project generates practical data regarding current costs for building and operating standardized renewable energy charging stations for electric vehicles in Toronto. It is also yielding empirical data regarding actual emission reduction potential as well as technical and

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Renewable Energy Road Map

Renewable Energy Road Map

Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) The project identified effective approaches and strategies to increase renewable energy implementation rates through research and consultation with international/national industry experts, government regulators, NGOs, academics and community experts. It aimed at expanding the market for related technologies in Ontario particularly within the Greater Golden Horseshoe region. More information can be

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Mainstreaming the Ontario Renewable Energy Program within the Municipal and Private Sectors

Mainstreaming the Ontario Renewable Energy Program within the Municipal and Private Sectors

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) The project aimed to support the application of sustainable energy policies and technologies in the development of the renewable energy market in Ontario. The activity also aimed at expanding public knowledge about existing renewable energy programs and training graduate students on knowledge mobilization techniques focused on sustainable energy

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IRENA Policy Advisory Services and Capacity Building

IRENA Policy Advisory Services and Capacity Building

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) IRENA is an intergovernmental organization that aims to promote widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy. The project supported the establishment of a renewable energy learning portal towards the creation of a global network of students interested in further education and training on sustainable energy. Researcher:

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