Fugitive methane emissions in Ontario are double the reported rate
5/2022 - There is growing consensus that ‘fugitive methane’ (gas leakage that occurs during the extraction and transmission of fossil fuels) is drastically underestimated -- but by how much? A new TAF report provides updated guidelines to account for the full life cycle emissions of natural gas, badly needed as we face crucial infrastructure decisions in Ontario.
Clean Electricity Standard to set the stage for Canada’s energy transition
4/2022 - The federal government is now consulting on its Clean Electricity Standard to help Canada reach a net-zero electricity grid by 2035. With Ontario’s electricity emissions forecast to triple in the next decade, this is an important opportunity to provide feedback.
Forty-two electric vehicle charging stations to be built across Durham using federal funds
4/2022 - DURHAM RADIO NEWS - Durham Region will be partnering with TAF to promote EV charging. TAF will be offering rebates of up to 50 per cent for municipalities, parking authorities, non-profits, residential buildings and other groups to construct new charging stations.
Budget 2022 – urban climate action highlights
4/2022 - The 2022 budget includes funding and investment dollars for key urban climate solutions to help drive down emissions by 2030 and beyond. As always, their impact will depend on effective roll-out, which cities, local utilities and businesses, home and building owners, citizens and organizations like TAF are eager to provide.
If you rely only on public chargers, it’s tough to own an EV
3/2022 - THE GLOBE AND MAIL - TAF has recently received $2-million from Natural Resources Canada to install about 300 chargers, and expects a big chunk of that will go toward installing chargers on residential streets as well as near multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs).