What is SWITCH?
SWITCH is a network of businesses, research and educational institutions, public sector participants, and community-minded volunteers dedicated to making Southeastern Ontario a leading centre for sustainable energy.
May Open Meeting - May 3, 2013
Join us at the Royal Kingston Curling Club for our next open meeting. The meeting will feature a presentation, networking, sector news, and refreshments. Admission is free.
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SWITCH is an incorporated non-profit organization that depends on the financial support of its members. To become a SWITCH member, please complete our membership package.
Click on the «SWITCH News» button to read SWITCH announcements!
Click here to read SWITCH's submission to the Ontario Ministry of Energy regarding the 2 year review of the Feed-In Tariff program.Click here to learn more about Kingston Hydro's Conservation programs for 2011 to 2014. To view an Energy Audit and Retrofit Program seminar click here.
|To see a slide presentation of Cloud Computing and the Smart Grid given by Geoff Salter and Mohamed Ali Ibrahim, Aztech Associates at the September 2012 open meeting click here and here.
|On May 14th, 2009 the Ontario Government passed The Green Energy Act. This Act directed the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to establish a feed-in-tariff (FIT) to purchase energy from renewable energy generators. Click on «Feed-in-Tariff» button to read more.|
|Consult SWITCH's Energy Digest (switchontario.ca/wiki) for in-depth details on the microFIT program... including a calculator of returns, a list of installers and resellers, the latest info on monthly and meter installation fees, etc.|
|Solar Domestic Hot Water (SDHW) systems provide more than 50% of the energy used each year for hot water, it reduces the impact of increases in energy prices and it can be purchased or rented. Click on «Solar Domestic Hot Water Info» button to read more about it!|