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Integrated Community Energy Solutions

Municipal Policy Toolkit


This toolkit contains a series of 17 case studies from across Canada that demonstrate best practice examples of policies that have advanced Integrated Community Energy Solutions (ICES). It is designed for use by municipal and provincial staff members, councils, and policymakers in Ontario and elsewhere for the purpose of proliferating the implementation of ICES and improve the livability of our communities.

Other Publications

QUEST conducts and packages cutting edge applied research to empower practitioners and decision makers with the tools they need to advance Smart Energy Communities. Find out more about our projects:

Community Resilience Reports

Municipalities​ ​across​ ​Canada​ ​are​ facing extreme​ ​climate​ change impacts​, such as high winds, ice storms, floods, droughts, and forest fires. At the same time, almost​ ​90​% of​ ​Canadian energy utilities have ​been​ significantly impacted​ ​by ​a weather...