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There are many ways you can get involved in the QUEST Network and support our mission to accelerate Smart Energy Communities across Canada.

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the only national non-profit organization that connects multiple sectors locally, provincially and federally to accelerate Smart Energy Communities

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in workshops, events and meetings offering knowledge transfer, sharing of ideas and network building

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a network that is sharing ideas on policy, research and best practices across all sectors

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with a recognized, respected and independent brand

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Benefits of Joining

Networking and Business Development

Relationship-building with the QUEST Network through:

  • Invitation only meetings
  • National, provincial and regional Working Groups
  • National Conferences and regional events

Marketing and Brand Elevation

Get listed and showcase your brand, products and services at QUEST events and on the QUEST website.

Influence, Advocacy and Impact

Awareness-building among decision-makers to set policy and take actions that advance Smart Energy Communities. Visit our Impact Report to see what we have achieved together so far

Projects and Advisory Services

Offerings include energy mapping workshops, community energy planning support, custom services, and resilience workshops – Learn more about our Advisory Services.

Research and Tools

Projects and research that empower practitioners and decision-makers with the tools they need to accelerate Smart Energy Communities

Smart Energy Leaders’ Dialogue

Smart Energy Leaders gain access to an exclusive group of senior executives through invitation-only sessions across Canada called the Smart Energy Leaders’ Dialogue.

How to Get Involved

Become a Smart Energy Leader

What is included:

  • Support the only national non-government organization that connects multiple sectors locally, provincially and nationally to accelerate Smart Energy Communities
  • Align with a recognized, respected, trusted and independent brand
  • Be recognized as as a Smart Energy Leader on the QUEST website
  • Participate in invitation-only Leaders’ Dialogue meetings, exclusive to senior executives and decision-makers from the Canadian energy industry, government and related sectors
  • Participate in unlimited QUEST Working Groups
  • Access QUEST’s network of 300+ municipalities and 5000+ Smart Energy Community stakeholders
  • Enjoy a 20% discount for QUEST Advisory Services
  • Share your Smart Energy Community stories through QUEST communications channels, including website, social media, newsletters, blogs and articles
  • Contribute to QUEST projects and research initiatives, advocacy efforts and curated events
  • Join a network that is sharing ideas on policy, research and best practices across all sectors on how to advance Smart Energy Communities

Interested in becoming a Smart Energy Leader?

Become a Smart Energy Supporter

What is included:

  • Support the only national non-government organization that connects multiple sectors locally, provincially and nationally to accelerate Smart Energy Communities
  • Align with a recognized, respected, trusted and independent brand
  • Be recognized as a Smart Energy Supporter on the QUEST website
  • Participate in unlimited QUEST Working Groups, with the exception of the Leaders’ Dialogue which is exclusive to Smart Energy Leaders
  • Access QUEST’s network of 300+ municipalities and 5000+ Smart Energy Community stakeholders
  • Enjoy a 10% discount for QUEST Advisory Services
  • Share your Smart Energy Community stories through QUEST communications channels, including website, social media, newsletters, blogs and articles
  • Join a network that is sharing ideas on policy, research and best practices across all sectors on how to advance Smart Energy Communities

Interested in becoming a Smart Energy Supporter?

Select the applicable option below:

Indigenous Community

Annual fee:

$0.00

Municipality

Annual fee:

$0.00$4,989.00

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Small Not-for-Profit Entity

Annual fee:

$0.00

For-Profit Entity

Annual fee:

$989.00$4,989.00

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Industry Association/ Government Agency

If you have any questions about joining the QUEST Network, feel free to contact us at  [email protected]

Support QUEST as a Partner

Interested in participating in QUEST projects?

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Join a Working Group

QUEST Working Groups are a meeting place for governments, utilities & energy service providers, the real-estate sector, the product and professional service sector, among others to collaborate, learn from one another, evaluate how to implement on the ground solutions.

Working Groups are free to anyone interested for a limited time. This does not apply to the Leaders’ Dialogue which is exclusive to PLUS level subscribers.
Contact Eric Muller at [email protected] if you would like more information.

District Energy Network

The goal of the QUEST DE Network is to advance Canada’s DE industry: positioning DE for a changing Energy system and low carbon economy and facilitating project implementation.

The QUEST DE Network operates in part under a Memorandum of Understanding between QUEST and Natural Resources Canada. Participation is exclusive to QUEST Subscribers.

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Leaders' Dialogue

The Smart Energy Leaders’ Dialogue (LD) is a forum for senior executives and decision-makers from the Canadian energy industry, government, and related sectors to formulate common understanding and develop critical insight on how we use, move and produce energy in communities across Canada with a focus on the development of Smart Energy Communities.

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Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) is a national working group with a regional focus on sources of energy that are connected at the community level to a distribution system. The working group has been established to engage and connect relevant industry stakeholders in discussions about how we influence positive change as our energy systems evolve.

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New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island Municipal Group

Launched in 2016, the NB-PEI Municipal Working Group is a resource for municipalities engaged in community energy planning, partnership-building, and Smart Energy projects to share their experiences, lessons learned, and transfer knowledge about best practices. Participants are leaders in moving toward achieving provincial GHG emissions reduction goals and transitioning toward Smart Energy Communities.

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Nova Scotia Buildings Group

The objective of the Buildings Working Group is to advance energy and environmental performance of buildings, while considering integration with other systems such as transportation, land use planning and renewable energy, to create Smart Energy Communities.

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Nova Scotia Municipal Energy Learning

Launched in 2016, the Municipal Energy Learning Group (MELG) is a resource for municipalities engaged in community energy planning, partnership-building, and Smart Energy projects to share their experiences, lessons learned, and transfer knowledge about best practices.

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Ontario Combined Heat and Power Consortium

The Ontario Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Consortium is the voice of CHP in Ontario. With a focus to encourage a broader debate and understanding of issues surrounding CHP, the Consortium is led by a diverse group of stakeholders from industry, LDC’s, gas utilities, the public/institutional sector, and technology & service providers. Participation is exclusive to QUEST Subscribers.

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Ontario Community Energy Planning Implementation Network

By implementing a CEP and using energy more efficiently, a community can keep more money in the local economy, generate opportunities for local energy projects and jobs, and help manage risks from increasing energy prices and a changing climate. In Ontario, the number of communities implementing a CEP is growing each year.

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Alberta Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

Working to advance combined heat and power (CHP) in Alberta, the Alberta CHP Working Group is a diverse collaborative of stakeholders from gas, electric and thermal utilities, technology and service providers, government, NGOs, and the MUSH sector.

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