Sustainable Energy Initiative
Established by York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, SEI builds and strengthens research, education and skills for students and professionals in energy efficiency and conservation, renewable energy sources and community energy planning. SEI’s Dr. José Etcheverry has been instrumental in guiding Oxford County’s 100% renewable energy initiative. Visit the SEI website for more information.
Renewable Cities supports municipalities in making the transition to 100% renewable energy. Renewable Cities aims to accelerate the adoption of 100% renewable energy within cities globally and recognizes that an integrated approach to energy efficiency and urban design is required.
Global 100%RE is the first global initiative that advocates 100% renewable energy. Its goal is to initiate dialogue about 100% RE, build capacity and educate policymakers about the opportunities, case studies and stories that are happening all over the world. For this purpose the campaign aims to establish a global network of 100% RE regions. To learn more visit the Global 100%RE website.
Smart Energy Oxford comprises a wide spectrum of community, business, and government interest and expertise as necessary to achieve Oxford’s 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 commitment.
Patrick Darby (Chair) Trevor BirtchArt GibsonMurray LoganJurgen van DijkenNik Van HaerenMelissa AbercrombieDavid MayberryDon McKayDavid CreeryPeter CrockettChris MarionChris WhiteDoug YatesJerry Lacina
Senior Associate, Senior Engineer, Energy Management Solutions, WalterFedy Mayor, City of WoodstockFormer employee, Ministry of Trades, Colleges & UniversitiesSales Representative, Faromor Ltd.Manager, Electromobility, Arnjen SolarPresident, Enerworks Solar Heating & CoolingRoads & Facilities Manager, Oxford CountyWarden, Oxford County / Mayor, South-West OxfordMayor, East Zorra-TavistockCAO, City of WoodstockCAO, Oxford CountyCapital Projects Coordinator, Woodstock General HospitalPresident, ERTH CorporationDirector, Environment and Energy, General MotorsAccount Executive, Union Gas
Future Oxford: A Community Sustainability Plan presents a vision, as well as supporting tools, for meeting the community’s needs today without compromising the future. It embraces the importance of managing human (community), natural (environmental) and financial (economic) resources through 70 actions arrived at through extensive community consultation. Community perspectives have painted a picture of Oxford that emphasizes accessibility, education and creativity, as well as a growing sustainable economy and a community that is a leader in environmental action. To learn more visit www.futureoxford.ca
Committed to 100% renewable energy by 2050
Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, Oxford County has a population of approximately 114,000 people across eight municipalities
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