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Educational Materials and Training Programs
- The Canadian Centre for
Energy Information [Centre for Energy]
- The e7 Fellowship/Scholarship for
Development (SED) is offered by "e7", a group of leading
electricity companies from the G7
nations. In conjunction with its goal of playing an active role in
protecting the global
environment, and promoting the efficient generation and use of
electricity, it is offering awards
of up to $20,000 US per year for students pursuing Masters Degrees and
up to $25,000 US per
year for post-Doctoral Fellows, each for a two-year period. These
awards are available to
students who are citizens of developing countries and countries whose
economies are in
transition (see list of eligible countries on our web site), who are
interested in continuing their
studies and contributing to the body of knowledge in Sustainable Energy
will be available commencing in the 2002 academic year, and can be used
for tuition, books and
living expenses. For more information, contact: Christian Matossian, E7
1155 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1120, Montreal, QC, H3B 2V6, Canada
Tel.: (514) 392-8876 Fax: (514) 392-8900 Website: http://www.e7.org
- An excellent International
MSc. program available at
Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Specifically, it
Sustainable Energy Engineering. The program is taught in English, is
open to students from all
countries and is provided free of charge.
- The The Kortright
Centre offers a series
of three Solar and Wind Energy Workshops which provide an invaluable
source of unbiased information. The workshops are held in a cottage
powered entirely by wind and solar energy.
- The Pembina Institute has a
range of educational
resources, for high school and other levels. More information available
- A Masters in Renewable Energy Technologies is available from The Australian CRC for
- The Energy
at Reading University includes details of an M.Sc. course on
"Renewable Energy and the
Environment" as well as a series of short (two week) courses on Solar
Energy, Wind Energy,
Micro-Hydro Power and Biomass Energy.
Center for Appropriate
- SunWind Inc. is an
education service that
provides information on a range of solar and wind energy applications.
- The Public Utility
Research Center offers
Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy
- International Business and the
Environment is a 6-week,
online business class offered through the Virtual University starting
May 10, 1999. The course is free. Participants can earn two Continuing
Education Units (CEU).
- Society, Environment and
Studies (SEEDS) Foundation is a not-for-profit educational
organization that provides
energy, environment educational resources for Canadian schools. SEEDS
Foundation, 400, 144 -
4 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 221-0873 Fax: (403)
- teenpower.net is a program
that helps educate
young people about energy issues
- Energy in
Quebec a site about
energy resource management in Quebec from the Ministère des
ON-SITE Training places
salary-free professionals with Canadian employers for 26 week terms to
assist them in many
including energy management.
The Canadian Institute for Energy Training, (formerly CEMET)
has prepared a group of Renewable Energy Training Packages
More information from: Cheryl Bird, CIET, 2000 Simcoe St. N., PO Box
L1H 7L7 at 1-800-461-7618 (toll-free) or (905) 721-3050 fax 721-3182
For further examples of Renewable Energy Training Packages, produced
for these people
March 1995, contact the respective industry associations for
Small Hydro, Wind, Photovoltaics, Biomass, and District Energy, you can
seek contacts for the
above through the contractor on the project, REIC:
Mr. Brian Marshall, Senior Consultant
REIC / Renewable Energy In Canada
15010 Yonge Street
Aurora, Ont. L4G 1M6
905-841-5551 fax 905-841-6744
Seneca College's Energy
The Utah State
University's Energy Web is a
cornucopia of educational resources related to energy
The Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales offers a range of Residential Courses
Earth Engineering Center and a new
program of M.S. in Earth Engineering on subjects relating to
sustainable development and
industrial ecology, and sustainable provision of energy.
The International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences
(ITC) in Enschede, the
Science degree course with
specialisation in Rural Energy and Development
provides education and demonstration, on the application of
renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
For kids, there is The
Energy Educators of
On This Site there's a
description of a Dutch
educational project in which students can experience the possibilities
and problems of
sustainable energy use at home.
National High Schoool Debate
website on the value
The Washington State University
Extension Energy Program offers many resources once provided by the
government, and its
specializes in solar, wind and alternative fuels.
Gator Power at the
University of Florida has
on-line cogeneration manuals and scads of other resources.
On Line course
IREC's Workshop in a Box
focuses on training local decision-makers in solar energy purchase
Education has lots of sustainable energy information and a
Solar Energy International
"hands-on" education and technical assistance for planning, designing,
and building renewable
energy systems and environmentally friendly homes.
pages has a set of educational materials on line.
The Planet Energy site provides information on renewable
energy for students and teachers. The teacher section
includes an overview of renewable energy technologies and
student exercises. The student section, which is divided into
pages for 7-11 year olds and 12-16 year olds, provides
information about renewable energy technologies, student
activities, and a quiz for students to take after they have
followed the "Renewable Energy Trail." The site also
includes frequently asked questions about renewables,
Planet Energy contacts, and a list of related organizations.
Planet Energy was developed by ETSU (Energy Technology
Support Unit) for the United Kingdom's Department of Trade
A wide variety of Educational Resources and Training Materials are
National Centre for
Sustainability has an online education program about sustainable
development. It also has a link with a
Environmental Education and Research
has a well-developed education program.
- The US-based Native American
Energy and Minerals Institute offers an unusual educational
- The Kortright
Centre offers excellent
educational programs on energy
- West Texas
Alternative Energy Institute has lots of educational program
material on wind and solar
World Bank's site
on power projects, rural development and related issues
- The National Energy
Foundation (UK) is an
independent educational charity in the UK. Its objective is to work for
the more efficient,
innovative, and safe use of energy and to
increase the public awareness of energy in all its aspects.
- National Energy Foundation (US)Teachers
(K-12) looking for information on renewables should come to the
National Energy Foundation's
page. The publication, "Science Projects in Renewable Energy and Energy
Efficiency," back issues of NEF's newsletter, "The Energist," and
colorful posters depicting renewable energy technologies are among the
materials that can be ordered through this site.
- Canadian Environmental Faxletter A weekly source of
current environmental intelligence. $120 for a 12-week trial
subscription. Call 905-238-6074 in Toronto, or 1-800-263-4374
outside Toronto to order, or for more information.
- Canadian Environmental Journal A quarterly newsletter published
by GreenVIEWS. For information, call (416)363-5577. Changing Times
A quarterly newsletter of the Canadian Council for Human Resources
in the environment Industry. For information, call (403)233-0748.
- Current Competition An American 8-page, bi-weekly report giving
insite, advise and information on the power market. Includes RFPs
in the works, potential market opportunities, regulations and
bidding updates and activities. Cost is $297 (US) for a one year
subscription (25 issues). Pasha Publications Inc., PO Box 9188,
Arlington, VA, 22219-1188. Call 1-800-424-2908 or fax to 1-703-528-
- Gas Transportation Report Weekly, user-friendly updates on
available and brokered capacity, discounts, system bottlenecks, new
construction and FERC filings and decisions. Cost is $367 for a one
year subscription (50 issues). Send to Pasha Publications Inc.,
Dept. 5D, PO Box 9188, Arlington, VA, 22219-1188, call 1-800-424-
2908 or fax 703-528-3742.
- Geopolitics of Energy A monthly journal on geopolitical
developments affecting the global energy market. It provides
analysis, information, perspectives and fresh ideas on the
political and economic factors affecting energy and their impact on
national energy policies, the international environment and prices.
Price is $375 (US) for 15 issues. Available from Canadian Energy
Research Institute, #150, 3512-33 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2L 2A6
- Greener Management International A quarterly journal of
corporate environmental strategy and practice. The cost is $199 for
4 issues (Canadian funds in Canada, US funds elsewhere). Send
cheques payable to Greenleaf Publishing. Send to Contemporary
Information Analysis Ltd., 2 Lakeview Dr., Stoney Creek, ON, L8E
5A5. Call 905- 643-1094, fax 416-863-6230 or via Internet to
- Hydro Review The magazine of the North American Hydroelectric
Industry published 8 times per year. A one year subscription is $94
Canadian, $65 American or $79 (US) for international orders. Send
to: HCI Publications, 410 Archibald St., Kansas City, MO, 64111-
3046 or call 816-931-1311.
- Independent Energy Provides valuable, in-depth information you
can use to identify new markets and business opportunities.
Published 10 times a year. Call 612-983-6892 for information on
- Independent Power Markets Quarterly Published 3 times a year
covering the independent energy sector of Canada and the US. A
subscription is $625 per year, call 1-800-223-6180.
- Independent Power Report A bi-weekly newsletter by McGraw Hill
covering the latest news in independent power anround the world. A
one-year subscription costs $865, call 1-800-223-6180.
- Independent private Power Quarterly A country-by-country review
of 48 countries, updated every 3 months. A subscription is $795 per
year, call 1-800-223-6180.
- Power In Asia A magazine exploring energy opportunities in the
Asia Pacific Region, including Australia and New Zealand. For
information, contact: Financial Times, Marketing Department, Number
One Southwark Bridge, London, UK, SE1 9HL, call 0171-873-3000 or
- Project Finance Monthly The critical source for the project
finance and power industry. The cost is $245 for 12 monthly issues.
To order, call Infocast
- SOL: The Solar Energy Society of Canada Newsletter A newsletter
for Canada's solar energy industries and supporters. Available with
membership in SESCI. Call 613-523-0974 for membership and newletter
- The Solar Letter A bi-weekly international newsletter on all
aspects of renewable energy. For information, call Allan L. Frank
Associates at (301)565-2532.
- Technology Focus: CANMET Published 3 times a year by CANMET of
Natural Resources Canada and distributed free of charge to clients,
research organizations, employees and interested parties. To begin
recieveing copies, call the Communications Officer, Office of
Strategic Analysis and Coordination, CANMET at 613-995-6190.
- World Energy Council Journal A monthly publication of the World
Energy Council to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy
for the greatest benefit of all. Call Int. +44-171-930-3966 for
- Aboriginal Peoples and Natural Resources in Canada
Explores the constraints and opportunities which aboriginal people
encounter in their efforts to use renewable and non-renewable
resources. publication #ISBN 1-895712-03-3, cost is $35 for the 337
page book. To order, call (416)736-5537.
- Achieving the Holy Grail? A Legal & Political Analysis of
Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights An 80 page document
examining the origins of the EBR and its implications. Send $25
plus 15% for shipping and handling to CIELAP, 517 College St.,
Suite 400, Toronto, ON, M6G 4A2 or call 416-923-3529.
- Buyers' Guide to Energy Performance Contracting Targeted at
building and facility managers who are concidering using ESCOs to
implement energy efficiency projects. For information, contact:
Marion Fraser, SRC Canada at 416-960-6328.
- Canadian Home Builders' Association Builders' Manual widely
considered the Bible of the residential construction industry,
includes techniques pioneered in the R-2000 program. The cost is
$55 plus $3.85 GST (mailing costs are included). Make cheques
payable to CHBA and send to: Bulders' Manual Sales, Canadian Home
Builders' Association, 150 Laurier Ave. W., Suite 200, Ottawa, ON,
- Canadian Institute for Environmental Law & Policy Numerous
books, briefs and reports are available. Call CIELAP at
416-923-3529 for information and a complete list of publications.
- Canadian Municipal Environmental Directory Published by the
Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the directory provides
information on more than 1,200 municipal environmental initiatives
across Canada. It also lists over 3,200 environmental contacts.
Cost is $79.95 plus GST. For more information, contact the FCM at
- China Power Projects Directory A complete guide to China's
power industries. Cost is $199 (US) plus $10.00 shipping and
handling. Send to: Independent Energy, 620 Central Ave. N., Milica,
MN, 56353; call 612-983-6892; or fax 612-983-6893.
- Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia A new 770
page encylcopedia covering every aspect of conservation and
evironmentalism. Published by Garland Publishing, 717 Fifth Ave.,
New York, NY, 10022. For information, call 212-751-7447. Consumer's
Guide: Keeping the Heat In. Tells how to retrofit all kinds of
homes, in all parts of Canada, for energy efficiency. Available
from Energy Publications, c/o Canada Communications Group, Ottawa,
ON, K1A 0S9.
- Daylighting in Architecture A guide to taking full advantage of
the sun in architecture. Cost is $95 (US). To order, call James &
James (Science Publishers) Ltd. in the UK at +44-71-284-3833.
- The Design and Operation of Ice-Slurry Based District Cooling
Systems A CANMET publication. For information, call C.Snoek at
- Electricity Regulation in the Netherlands A new guide to Dutch
electricity law from DSWO Ress-Leiden University. Order from DSWO
Press, Leiden University, Pieter de la Court Building, Box 9555
2300 RB Leiden, the Netherlands, or call +31 ( 0)71-273795/3794
- Energy from Waste: Best Practice Guide A free guide for local
authorities and private sector developers of municipal solid waste
combustion and related projects. Send to Renewable Energy Enquiries
Bureau, ETSU, Harwell, Oxfordshire OX11 ORA, UK.
- Energy from Waste Plants By the International Solid Waste
Association (ISWA), General Secretariat, Bremerholm 1, DK-1069
Copenhagen K, Denmark. The cost is DKr380.
- Environmental Auditing A free, 94 page publication of the US
General Accounting Office. Document #GAO/RCED-95-37. To order, call
the office of the superintendent of documents at (202)512-6000 or
fax to (301)258-4066.
- Environmental Restructuring of the Ontario Economy A report by
the Ontario Ministry of Environment & Energy analyzing the
relationship between the environment and Ontario's economic
structure. This, and other MOEE reports are available by calling
the MOEE Public Information Centre at 416-323-4321 or
- European Directory of Energy Efficient Building, 1994 Contains
a wide range of articles, plus detailed listings of over 1,500
European companies in the field of energy efficient building. Cost
is $75 (US). For information on ordering, call James & James
(Science Publishers) Ltd. in the UK at +44-71-284-3833.
- European Directory of Renewable Energy Suppliers & Services,
1994 The largest and most comprehensive guide to the ever-expanding
field of renewable energy in Europe. Cost is $75 (US). To order,
call James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. in the UK at +44-71-
- Foreign Investment in Chile: Journal of International Banking
Law A legal reference text for anyone intending to invest in Chile.
For information, E-mailt: t\wld\chile\review.tx5
- Government Institutes' International Best Sellers 1995
America's leading company for environmental, health and safety
information and training for over 20 years has over 300
publications available. For a free catalogue, call 301-921-2355.
- Guide to Canada's Energy Efficiency Regulations and the
Compliancy Policy for the EEA and Energy Efficiency Regulations
Available free by writing: Energy Publications, c/o Canada
Communication Group, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0S9; or faxing to 819-994-1498
- Guide to Canadian Grants & Assistance Programs from
government & private sources.
1500 programs on Business, Export/Import, Employment, R&D,
Natural Resources/Envirionment, Farming, Tourism, the Arts) Book format
$99.00; Software format (Win 3.1/95): $99.00;
Contact: Canada Grants Service, 100 - 2 Bloor Street West, Toronto ON
1-800-464-2048 Email: email@example.com Website:
- Guide to Residential Wood Heating An excellent resource for
those looking into or currently using wood as a home heating fuel.
Available from Energy Publications, c/o Canada Communications
Group, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0S9
- Handbook of Environmental Compliance in Ontario Offers a
practical and succinct presentation of environmental issues and is
designed to help environmental professionals understand a wide
range of situations, be aware of their responsibilities, and
formulate timely responses. Cost is $49.95 plus 7% GST. Send to:
McGraw Hill Ryerson Ltd., Professional Books, 300 Water St.,
Whitby, ON, L1N 9B6; or call 1-800-565-5758.
- Households and the Environment A study by Statistics Canada
available by calling 613-951-4643.
- Human Activity and the Environment 1994 A Statistics Canada
publication that provides current and comprehensive data on
population, economic activities and the links between them. Contact
the Marketing Division of Statistics Canada at 1-800-267-6677. For
the electronic version, call 613-951-3640.
- Hydropower Engineering Handbook Covers preliminary
investigations, equipment design and specification, site design,
environmental effects and plant operation. Cost is $103 (Can). To
order, call (816)931-1311.
- Hydro Wheels: A Guide to Maintaining and Improving Hydro Units
Covers maintenance programs as well as the diagnosis and remedy of
common turbine runner problems. Cost is $84 (Can). To order, call
- Independent Energy: 1995 International Competitive Power
Industry Directory An exclusive guide to every key business in
independent power, including over 1,300 companies and over 14,000
listings. Price is $75 (US) plus $8.50 shipping and handling (No.
B9410). Send to: Independent Energy, 620 Central Ave. N., Milaca,
MN, 56353; call 612-983-6892; or fax 612-983-6893.
- Infocast Library contains the speeches and supplementary
information given at each of more than 30 conferences held annually
by Infocast, spanning every major trend in the electric power
industry. Tutorial and institute books also offer the latest case
studies used to train each class. For a listing of available
publications, call Infocast
- Intergovernmental Committee on Urban & Regional Research
Several reports are available on municipal environmental issues.
For information, contact ICURR at 416-973-5629.
- International Directory of New & Renewable Energy Information
Sources & Research Centres Details over 4000 new and renewable
information centres from 150 different countries. Cost is $135
(US). To order, call James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. in the
UK at +44-71-284-3833.
- Le Solaire Pour Les Pays en Developpement L'ouvrage de 172
pages est disponsible aupres de l'IEPF, 56 Rue Saint Pierre, 3e
Etage, Quebec, Qc, G1K 4A1, au prix de 12$, Editions et Diffusion
Quadrichromie, 1993, 172 pages.
- New Society Publishers Offering a wide variety of books to
build a sustainable society. For information and lists of
publications available, contact: New Society Publishers, PO Box
189, Gabriola Island, BC, V0R 1X0; or call 604-247-9737.
- CCME's World Wide Web site
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment)
- 1995 Technology Report: Land, Sea & Air An annual publication
by the International Gas Turbine Institute of teh American Society
of Mechanical Engineers, the report summarizes their activities and
accomplishments during the past year. For information, call 404-
- 1994 US Cogeneration & Independent Power Plant Database &
Directory Offers vital information on more than 4,500 cogeneration
and independent power plants in the US. Available on disk (IBM or
Macintosh) for $350 (No. SR942), Book for $200 (No. SR941, or both
formats for $450 (No. SR943). Send, along with $13 for shipping and
handling, to: Independent Energy, 620 Central Ave. N., Milaca, MN,
56353; call 612-983-6892; or fax 612-983-6893.
- 1993 Biomass Energy Directory A 90 page directory of the global
biomass market. Cost is $27 (US) plus $6 shipping and handling.
Send to: Independent Energy, 620 Central Ave. N., Milaca, MN,
56353; call 612-983-6892; or fax 612-983-6893.
- Ontario Beyond Tomorrow The last publication of the now
disbanded Ontario Premier's Council is a collection of ideas for
building a sustainable society. Available free from the
Publications Ontario Bookstore, Main Floor, 880 Bay Street, Toronto
or call 416-326- 5320.
- Photovoltaics: A Market Overview A complete, up-to-date
assessment of this burgeoning market. Cost is $150 (US). To order,
call James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. in the UK at
+44-71-284-3833. Power Privatization in Ontario Energy Probe's
position paper on reform of Ontario Hydro. For information, call
Thomas Adams at (416)964-9223, ext.239.
- Power Working Papers Numerous papers published by the
University of California Energy Institute are available on various
topics affecting the international energy sector at a cost of $3.50
(US) each (bulk prices are available). For information and a
complete list of titles, call 510-642-9588.
- Promotional Manual for District Energy Systems A CANMET
publication, for information, call C. Snoek at (613)992-1832.
Putting the Environment in Environmental Industry Strategies This
75 page study examines the role of environmental industries in
restructuring for sustainability. Send $25 plus 15% shipping and
handling to CIELAP, 517 College St., Suite 400, Toronto, ON, M6G
4A2 or call 416-923-3529.
- Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the House of Commons
Write: the Office of the Auditor General, Audit Operations Branch,
240 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G6; or on-line at the Government
- Information Finder Technology Site at http://www.gc.ca.
Standards Council of Canada Nine environmental management standards
in the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 14000
series developed by the ISO Technical Committee 207 are now
available. For information, or to order, call 613-238-3222 or 1-
- State of Environment Report Bulletins Numerous bulletins are
available on energy, climate change, and other topics from
Environment Canada. Call 1-800-668-6767 for more information.
- Sun Independent Power Systems Catalogue and Design Manual a 114
page extensive listing of renewable energy products including solar
electric (PV), wind generators and hydroelectric systems. Available
from Prometheus Energy, 400 Creditstone Rd., Unit 33, Concord, ON,
L4K 3Z3 for $7.00.
- Taxation of Virgin & Recycled Materials: Analysis &
Canadian Environmental Industry Association report on Canada's
taxation system for materials and how they affect recycling.
Available through Envirogram at 204-948-2090.
- 3Rs Resources A wide range of proceedings, papers, directories
and books are available covering recycling, composting and other
green issues and industries. Call the Recycling Council of Canada
at 416- 960-0938 in Toronto or 1-800-263-2849 for information or a
complete list of publications. On-line services are also available.
- Understanding ESCOs: A Guide To Energy Performance Contracting
for Canadian Energy Utilities Provides information that utilities
should understand in order to help them help their customers make
the best decisions with respect to energy performance contracting.
For information, contact Marion Fraser, SRC Canada at 416-960-6328.
- Winning Back the Words Confronting experts in an environmental
public hearing, based on the Alberta-Pacific Bleached Kraft Pulp
Mill Hearings and how the public challenged the authority of
experts. 192 pages for $16.95, add 15% for shipping and handling.
Send to The Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy,
517 College St., Suite 400, Toronto, ON, M6G 4A2, call 416-923-3529
or fax 416-923-5949.
- World Energy Council Publications WEC publishes numerous
reports on international energy and energy-related environmental
issues and developments. For a list of available publications,
contact: The World Energy Council, 34 St. James's St., London, UK,
SW1A 1HD; call Int. +44-171-930-3966; or fax Int. +44-171-925-0452.
- Affordable Comfort Conferences dealing with energy
efficiency, weatherization, home environmental quality and housing
performance at This site
- Alternative Fuels Data Center Accurate, objective
and statistics about alternative fuels at Alternatives
Energy Contains articles from many different
sources on the following topics: energy (general), alternative
energy, home energy, home energy production & conservation,
renewable energy newsletters, sustainability, nuclear power,
electric cars and transportation/transit
- American Solar Energy Society Membership information,
publications, fact sheets and more at
- Ananda Power Technologies Information from this renewable
energy equipment manufacturer, including product info, dealer
names, and special offers at http://www.aptsolar.com/
Marmont Sustainable Energy Technology Centre Contains
research papers, catalogs, references and other related materials
from the DeMontfort University Research Centre in the UK at
- ASHRAE Web site for the American Society of Heating,
Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. at
- Association of Energy Service Professionals An association of
nearly 2000 utility executives, consultants, manufacturers,
researchers, government regulators, and others concerned with
promoting energy efficiency and value at
- Azienda Electtrica Municipale An Italian energy company
specializing in hydroelectric energy at http://www.nexus.org/AEM
- Berkeley National Laboratories' Energy & Environment Division
- Bibliography of Selected Sustainable Energy Resources at
- Bioenergy & Latin America Information at
- Biofuels Information Network Part of the US Department of
Energy Biofuels Systems Division outreach activities at
- Biomass Energy Alliance A focus on US legislation and related
affairs in Washington at http://www.cais.com/biomass/
- Canadian Bar Association: Environmental Law Programme
Audiotapes of the programme, "How To Distinguish Between the Good,
Bad & Ugly," are available by calling 1-416-869-1233 or
- Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants: Environmental
Stewardship CICA's Internet site, launched in September, 1995, is
http://www.cica.ca. Under the "What's New" heading, look for
- "Environmental Stewardship: Management, Accountability and the
Role of Chartered Accountants. An extensive and annotated list of
on- line environmental resources, "Links to Environmental
Resources," can be found at
- Easy Residential Energy Audit System A demo and custom
programming services available for downloading at
- Environmental Registry Provides general information on
Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights regulations, phase-in
schedules and Statements of Environmental Values for Ontario
government ministries. To plug in to the registry free of charge
from the Toronto area, dial (416)327-3000. Outside Toronto, dial
1-800-667- 9979. From the intoductory menu screen, choose
Environmental Bill of Rights. You can also connect to the registry
via Internet and a number of Freenets.
- International District Energy Association (IDEA) Web site
located at http://www.history.rochester.edu/de. For a free
subscription, send a message to: firstname.lastname@example.org with
no subject and with the message: subscribe holly. If you have any
questions or problems, e-mail Morris Pierce at
- Inside Britain Series: Renewable Energy A series of 30 10
minute videotapes looking at various forms of renewable energy
available for free loan. For information, please contact: Mavis
Lake, British Information Services, 80 Elgin St., Ottawa, ON, K1P
5K7; or call 613-237-1542, ext. 356.
- Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement (OCETA)
OCETA's home address at http://www.oceta.on.ca
- Premier of Ontario Access through the electronic bulletin board
system and the Internet to information from teh Premier's office,
including speeches, news releases and itineraries. Internet address
- Recycling Council of Ontario Direct access to all RCO resources
and the Internet at http://www.web.apc.org/rco Also has 3R Source
Waste Management Information Software available on disk. For
information, call RCO at 416-960-1025.
- The Source for Renewable Energy A comprehensive directory of
businesses who manufacture, distribute or service renewable energy
products, organized by geographic location, by business type and by
product type at http://www.rmii.com/the Source/renewableEnergy/.
- University of Windsor's Environmentally Conscious Design and
Manufacturing Lab Infobase for mailing lists, conferences,
publications and information at http://ie.uwindsor.ca/ecdm_lab.html
- Bio Energy Technology Help and Information Beth Candlish
PhD offers the following services: information on
contracts/tenders, a monthly newsletter, 'The Bioenergy List',
customers/manufacturers looking for particular services/markets and
specific topic information. For information, call (403)244-5081.
- Canadian Global Emissions Inventory Centre (CGEIC) Formed
jointly by the Atmospheric Environment Service of Environment
Canada and ORTECH Corp. to facilitate the transfer of existing
emissions data. Data is customized to meet the requirements of the
user. For more information, call Trevor Scholtz at (905)822-4111,
ext. 524. Contemporary Information Analysis Ltd. Providing
sustainable development strategies for business and cost effective
environmental programs. For information, call 416-726-8015.
- Export Market Studies Developed by the Ontario International
Trade Corporation, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, and
the Federal Government. These sources have specific information on
sectors of opportunity to help you assess the economy and business
environment in your target market. For information, call
Canada/Ontario Business Service Centre at (416)954-4636.
- Government Institutes' International Best Sellers 1995 Courses
Offering over 200 public education programs on environmental,
health and safety topics since 1973. For information and course
outlines, call 301-921-2345.
- Northstar Trade Finance Inc. Brining together the export
strengths of the Bank of Montreal, the BC Trade Development Corp.,
the Ontario International Trade Corp., and the Federal Government
through the Export Development Corp. and Western Economic
Diversification. Northstar provides medium term loans to foreign
buyers on goods that have at least 50% Canadian content. For
information or a complementary consultation, call 604-664-5828.
- Ontario Energy Corporation Investing in energy projects and
related businesses. Emphasizing Northern Ontario projects,
partnerships with First Nations groups and energy initiatives that
produce maximum education, training and capacity development
initiatives. For information, call (416)926-4200.
- Sizing Up: The International Private Power Market The report is
the first objective, comprehensive and accurate picture of the
international power business, covering all significant projects
(including privatizations) outside the US and Canada. It is
accompanied by a detailed database diskette describing ieach
project by size (MW and $), fuel, developers and equity
participants. For information, call Lou Carranza at (617)498-9107.
- UNESCO/ISEEK Energy Database Provides world-wide information on
national government organizations, research centres, development
centres, information centres, professional/trade associations,
networks, training and education activities and facilities,
databases/databanks, journals and reference publications and
audiovisual aids from about 170 countries, international/regional
organizations and United Nations organizations. Available in CD-ROM
form for $80 from: UNESCO Publishing (UPO/V), UNESCO, 1, rue
Miollis, 75732 Paris Cedex 15, France. Fax +33 1 42 73 30 07 or E-
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