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DSM for low-income consumers in Ontario

A report submitted by the Canadian Environmental Law Association, on behalf of LIEN, to the Ontario Energy Board consultation process on demand side management and demand response.

Electricity price hikes will hit poor hardest

In response to the announcement of higher prices for electricity, the Low Income Energy Network (LIEN) called on the provincial government to introduce province-wide energy conservation and bill assistance programs for low-income households. Click here for the press release.

LIEN, the low-income energy burden in Ontario and the impact of non-action

The attached presentation gives an introduction to the Low Income Energy Network (LIEN), and the environmental context in which it operates, including a background on electricity restructuring, the low-income energy burden, energy and the environment, and the barriers to conservation…

LIEN Annual Conference 2005 - Toronto

The Low Income Energy Network was pleased to host the Fighting Poverty and Pollution Conference in Toronto on April 7, 2005. This was a gathering for anti-poverty, affordable housing and environmental advocates in Ontario to share experiences and develop an action agenda on low-income energy issues such as:

  • Rising energy prices and housing affordability;
  • What the new electricity…

LIEN and the low-income energy burden in Ontario

A presentation given by LIEN at the Building Partnerships for Energy Conservation Workshop in January 2005. The workshop was hosted by Climate Air Connections and the Clean Air Foundation.

Growing number of households caught in Ontario energy crisis

A press release to announce the release of LIEN's low-income energy efficiency program. LIEN developed this energy efficiency program for local distribution companies to address the particular needs of low-income consumers for the 2005 heating season. The work was supported by the Ministry…

LIEN approves NAHEEP resolution

LIEN has formally approved the National Affordable Housing Energy Efficiency Program Resolution.

Designing a low-income energy efficiency program

LIEN received funding from the Toronto Atmospheric Fund and the Ministry of Energy for the development of recommendations for a low-income energy efficiency program design for electricity local distribution companies (LDCs). This project is one of several initiatives undertaken or being pursued by LIEN, as part of its multi-faceted, comprehensive approach to easing the energy burden of low-income…

Designing a low-income energy efficiency program

LIEN received funding from the Toronto Atmospheric Fund and the Ministry of Energy for the development of recommendations for a low-income energy efficiency program design for electricity local distribution companies (LDCs). This project is one of several initiatives undertaken or being pursued by LIEN, as part of its multi-faceted, comprehensive approach to easing the energy burden of low-income…

Regulated Price Plan and low-income consumers

A presentation given by LIEN in September, 2004 at the Ontario Energy Board's initial consultation on the Regulated Price Plan.

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