The “Potential” Study

The capacity for Integrated Community Energy Solutions policies to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions


This study was commissioned by QUEST in 2010 and conducted by MK Jaccard and Associates. The study is a first attempt at quantifying the benefits of a comprehensive approach to Integrated Community Energy Solutions in Canadian 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:


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District Energy Website

March 2020 The new District Energy Website presented by QUEST and the YMCA of Greater Toronto will help demystify the technology and the process of building community energy systems – systems that can help Canada and the world reduce carbon pollution and increase...