Tim Stoate

About Tim Stoate

Tim Stoate is TAF’s VP of Impact Investing.

Energy efficiency 101: Why do an energy retrofit?

By |December 8th, 2017|

Operating a building is costly – with energy costs usually being the largest variable expense building operators can influence. An energy efficiency retrofit is the best way to reduce these costs. But there are more benefits, our VP of Impact Investing Tim Stoate explains.

Smoothing the potholes and making strides with energy retrofits

By |June 30th, 2015|

What do Harbourfront Centre, six YMCA buildings, and an Etobicoke housing co-op have in common? Each of these Toronto buildings is shaving $25,000 a year off their energy bills– without the owners putting up any capital.

A Recent Toronto Star article  highlighted TAF’s innovative non-debt […]

A critical moment for efficiency finance

By |June 17th, 2015|

The energy efficiency sector may face significant hurdles, but the market is quickly maturing as it addresses climate change, energy security concerns, and utility costs. Last week, I joined hundreds of colleagues from the public and private sectors, eager to accelerate investment in efficiency. We convened for the Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (E2F2), hosted by ACEEE in San Francisco.

Launching Efficiency Capital Corp.

By |April 30th, 2015|

TAF launches a new energy efficiency finance company, Efficiency Capital Corp.

TAF’s flexible financing helps build a company and earns a bonus

By |October 14th, 2014|

Ontario’s Green Energy Act (2009) and Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) got many people excited about installing solar panels on their homes and earning revenues from the electricity generated. But reality set in and many homeowners were daunted by the complicated and time-consuming application process, securing financing, […]

Climate Week: Financing the climate revolution

By |September 25th, 2014|

More than 100 events are taking place September 22 to 28 in New York City for Climate Week. Despite the number of panel discussions, workshops and meetings, there isn’t much in the line-up that speaks to the role of the market place in transitioning […]

Building sustainability…slowly

By |June 16th, 2014|

How can we convince owners of mid-size commercial and residential buildings to do business with us? Because, frankly, we’re offering them a sweet deal.

This was the central question at the session I recently attended at the American Conference on Energy-Efficient Economies in Washington, DC. […]

The future is friendly for the Robert Cooke Co-op

By |June 10th, 2014|

The residents of Robert Cooke Co-Operative Homes now have a brand new, energy-efficient heating and cooling system in their 13-storey building. Appliances and fixtures – stoves, fridges and toilets – have been upgraded to energy efficient models in the co-op’s 123 apartments, as has […]

Join us this Friday at ONHPA’s trade show

By |October 16th, 2013|

Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association is hosting their 2013 ONPHA Conference and Trade Show this week at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto.  ONPHA has been the voice of Ontario’s non-profit housing sector for nearly 25 years, and this conference is aimed at strengthening the community […]

It’s sunshine ahead

By |July 16th, 2013|

Turns out another of the Ontario Power Authority Small Feed-in Tariff contracts went to a TAF-funded initiative, SolarShare. The FIT contracts will add another 4.9 megawatts of projects to SolarShare’s portfolio by offering 13 new rooftop solar projects in Ontario (enough to power 490 […]