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The Centre for Urban Energy hosts and facilitates roundtables to support industry and identify research, technology and/or policy gaps. CUE assists industry stakeholders in bridging some of these identified gaps in the sector through an informed, innovation-focused dialogue, and in a proactive and rationale manner.

If you would like to initiate or participate in a roundtable discussion, please contact Bala Venkatesh, opens in new window, CUE's academic director.


February 11, 2014
The ice storm: extreme weather and urban energy

This roundtable brought together the key players to discuss the December 2013 ice storm, extreme weather and its impact on urban energy: What worked, what didn't and how do we prepare for the next time? PDF fileDownload report, opens in new window

June 26, 2013
Innovation and the energy regulator
The roundtable included industry experts from gas and electric utilities, regulators, the private sector, consumer advocacy groups and academia.

January 17, 2013
Perspectives on energy research and development
Aligning our investment: This is an exciting and timely dialogue with industry leaders in research and development in Ontario's energy sector including regulators, utilities, the private sector and academic researchers.

October 25, 2012
Making meters smarter

To continue the evolving dialogue of the electricity market and prices, the third roundtable examines the role of smart meters and its effect on customer and market behaviour.

July 26, 2012
Customer solutions to manage energy bills

Do consumers have the power to manage their bills?

June 4, 2012
Electricity prices – how will consumers manage?

The investment required to maintain a reliable, affordable and sustainable energy system is going to cost money, which in these economic times is in scarce supply. PDF fileDownload report, opens in new window