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.
Canada and Brazil: Research opportunities in clean energy
July 26, 2018
More than 20 officials from Ryerson University, Canadian scientific research councils and the Brazilian government came together to discuss societal barriers to the implementation of renewables and energy storage and to affirm the importance of international collaboration. View recap.
The ice storm: Extreme weather and urban energy
February 11, 2014
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
LDC asset renewal series
Six roundtables — chaired by past President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) — focused on the impact of new technology, the challenge of climate change, maintaining system reliability, asset management, and the role of the government and the regulator as the distribution sector in Ontario undergoes a period of rebuilding and transformation. View recap and reports.
Innovation and the energy regulator
June 26, 2013
The roundtable included industry experts from gas and electric utilities, regulators, the private sector, consumer advocacy groups and academia.
Perspectives on energy research and development
January 17, 2013
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.
Making meters smarter
October 25, 2012
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.
Customer solutions to manage energy bills
July 26, 2012
Do consumers have the power to manage their bills?
Electricity prices: How will consumers manage?
June 4, 2012
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