Ontario’s Renewable Energy Approvals Regulation provides the basis for a positive relationship between renewable energy proponents and local communities. We encourage renewable energy proponents to take a step further by developing a strategy for enhancing a long lasting positive relationship with local residents.
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If they’re not being good neighbours contact the Renewable Energy Facilitation office (REFO) or the Ministry of the Environment.
REFO@ontario.ca or by phone at 1-877-440-7336 (416-212-6582 within the GTA.
Dr. Sivoththaman, a faculty member at the University of Waterloo, was awarded the research chair position in 2010, following an independent and competitive application process, administered by theCouncil of Ontario Universities. He is an internationally known scientist in the field of renewable energy.
Dr. Sivoththaman and his team are:
conducting research on potential health effects of renewable energy technology, beginning with studies that expand on current knowledge of potential health effects related to energy from wind
building networks with other researchers and research bodies in Canada and internationally
contributing to public understanding and policy development in the area of potential health effects of renewable energy technologies
Dr. Sivoththaman will have access to facilities in related academic departments within the University of Waterloo. He will also collaborate with researchers from the university’s faculty of applied health sciences.