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Funding a Coast-to-Coast EV Infrastructure

In order to accelerate adoption of low-carbon fuels for vehicles, the Government of Canada recently launched phase 2 of its Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel...

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Defining what is achievable in the U.S. Midwest, the Northeast and Canada

The Dunsky team recently completed a series of potential studies, and has recently launched a series of new ones, to define what can be achieved – in energy, demand...

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Supporting the New Energy Efficiency Alberta

Dunsky is excited to have been retained by Energy Efficiency Alberta, the new provincial agency, as it continues to build out its energy efficiency and renewable energy...

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Philippe Named to Energy Thought Leaders Group

Dunsky is pleased to announce that our president, Philippe Dunsky, has been named by the Government of Canada to its energy thought leaders advisory group, formally...

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Weatherizing Small Business in New England: A New Opportunity

Air sealing and insulation (aka weatherization) measures are critical to achieving energy savings goals, yet weatherizing the buildings that house small businesses has...

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Building Investor Confidence in Efficiency Projects

Dunsky is excited to report that the Investor Confidence Project (ICP) is officially coming to Canada! We have been supporting the adoption of this tool in the Canadian...

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Dunsky Recognized as “Best for the World”

Since our inception, Dunsky set out to be a different kind of company – one that lives proudly by its values. In doing so, we seek to prove the adage that business can...

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Dunsky to Advise on Québec’s Energy Transition

When the Quebec government recently created Transition énergétique Québec (TEQ), the new agency responsible for coordinating the province’s transition to a clean...

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How Much is Left? Massachusetts’ Remaining Efficiency Potential

Massachusetts is renowned for its ambitious energy efficiency savings and targets, regularly landing the #1 spot on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient...

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Toward Clean Mobility in Nova Scotia

Since Efficiency Nova Scotia’s inception in 2009, Dunsky has worked closely with the organization as it quickly evolved into one of North America’s energy efficiency...

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Solar in Alberta: A New $36M Program

Later this month, Alberta will launch a new incentive program to support customer-sited solar PV in the residential and commercial sectors. Designed by the Dunsky team...

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Unlocking the Value of Energy Efficiency Performance in Edmonton

Home and Building Energy Rating and Disclosure (HERD/BERD) policies are intended to reveal the “hidden” energy performance of buildings, leading to a more informed...

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Urban Climate Innovation Hubs

Large cities are confronted with the dual challenge of reducing their own corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and those of their broader communities. In a bid to...

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Hot in the Oven!

We’re actively working on many more exciting projects, including: • Potential Studies: new projects to assess the achievable potential for energy and demand...

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Giving Back on Giving Tuesday

For the second year in a row, Dunsky took part in Giving Tuesday, a new movement for giving and volunteering that takes place each year immediately following Black...

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New Recruits

We are pleased to announce that two new Consultants joined our team in January: Leslie Malone and Jeff Turner. Jeff’s passion for advanced energy technologies has...

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Sustainable Mobility

Did you know that moving people and things uses roughly a quarter to a third of all the energy we consume? Simply put, there can be no sustainable energy future without...

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A Fresh New Look for DUNSKY.COM

We’re excited to announce that our website has finally gotten a facelift. Why, you ask? Here are the Top 5 reasons: 1. We doubled our team. Since our last site...

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California’s Financing Programs

California is rolling out a suite of new statewide financing pilots that seek to bring together the security of a loan loss reserve, with private lender capital and...

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Solar & Storage in Ontario

When PowerStream (now Alectra), one of Ontario’s largest and most forward-looking electric utilities, was looking to the future, it called on Dunsky to assess the...

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Iowa’s Efficiency Potential

Dunsky was recently retained to lead a large-scale study of the potential for gas and electricity savings across every sector, market segment and technology option in...

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New Programs for Alberta

Alberta’s Climate Change Office recently retained the Dunsky team to develop the first suite of energy efficiency programs to be administered by the newly-created...

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Integrated Efficiency & DR Plan

When New Brunswick Power was tasked with leading demand-side management in the eastern Canadian province, it turned to the Dunsky team for support. We began by assessing...

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Connecticut Green Bank

The Connecticut Green Bank is a special financial entity that accelerates the deployment of energy efficiency and clean energy solutions. By using limited public dollars...

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A Roadmap for Energy Rating and Disclosure

Incentives alone won’t move the needle enough. For change to be sustainable, markets need to provide the right information at the right time in consumers’...

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A Green Bank in Rhode Island

Rhode Island is a widely recognized leader in energy efficiency. So when the state’s Energy Efficiency Resource Council sought to leverage financing mechanisms to spur...

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Evaluation of High-Performance Affordable Housing

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) retained Dunsky’s services to carry out a post occupancy evaluation of the Beaver Barracks affordable housing...

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Smart Thermostats in Massachusetts

With the rapid emergence of new thermostat technologies, National Grid and EverSource (formerly NStar, CL&P, PSNH, WMECo and Yankee Gas) retained Dunsky to assess...

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Manitoba Hydro’s Affordable Energy Program

Dunsky conducted a strategic review of Manitoba Hydro’s Affordable Energy Program. Our review focused on identifying lessons learned from best practices and leading...

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Hydro-Quebec’s Market Transformation

Hydro-Quebec, North America’s largest electric utility, retained Dunsky to advise on evaluating the long-term, market transformation impacts of its portfolio of...

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Renewable Energy Guide for Cottages

The RNCREQ, a Quebec-wide network of regional non-profits, recently launched a Renewable Energy Guide for Cottages and Resorts (available in French only). Martin...

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PEI’s Sustainable Energy Strategy

Reducing energy use and incorporating cleaner and locally produced energy sources, while stabilizing energy prices, is a key issue facing provinces in Canada today....

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Up, Down or Midstream Incentives?

Offering coupon-based or point-of-sale discounts on energy-efficient consumer products is a tried-and-true method for program administrators to achieve energy savings....

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Sustainable Development Centre

Dunsky is purposefully located in one of the greenest buildings on the continent. Certified LEED NC Platinum, our offices are hyper-insulated, heated and cooled by...

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Using the Power of Business for Good

In 2014, Dunsky was one of the first companies in Quebec to become B Corp certified. “Benefits corporations”, or B Corps, are businesses who aim for a positive...

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2% in Annual Donations

As a mission-driven firm, we believe in giving back, and do so in part by supporting non-profits who share our values and those of our clients. Every year, 2% of our...