A series of five sessions to present the outcomes of the modelling projects selected for funding plus some non eligible ones submitted on a voluntary basis.

Session A / 22 March 2021, 13:00 – 15:00 (EDT)

  1. An open-access standardized dataset for decarbonizing Canada’s energy system
    • Madeleine McPherson, University of Victoria
  2. Leveraging open source tools to produce scenario explorer for Canadian energy system transition
    • Mohammad Miri, University of Victoria
  3. Integrated electricity supply and demand modelling to investigate renewable energy pathways at the city scale
    • Robert Xu, University of Victoria
  4. Modeling demand-side low-carbon innovations and their potential to impact on socio-technical energy systems
    • Yuxu Zhao, York University

Session B / 24 March 2021, 13:00 – 14:30 (EDT)

  1. Electrification and deep decarbonization of Canada’s energy system with electricity prosumers
    • Elizaveta Kuznetsova, Polytechnique Montréal
  2. Application of the CityInSight model to evaluate the implications of deep decarbonisation pathways for electricity grids
    • Ralph Torrie and Yuill Herbert, Sustainability Solutions Group
  3. Electricity and renewable gas energy system alternatives for fossil fuel substitution in British Columbia
    • Kevin Palmer-Wilson, University of Victoria

Session C / 26 March 2021, 13:00 – 14:30 (EDT)

  1. Power to Gas to Enable Renewable Resources in Canada
    • Sina Motalebi, Simon Fraser University
  2. Exploring Failure and Success Conditions of Canadian Energy Policy with an Integrated Energy-Emissions Model
    • Jason R. Wang
  3. Open and common approaches for evaluating marginal emission factors: a case study of the Alberta electric grid (*)
    • Véronique Delisle (NRCan), Vahid Raissi Dehkordi (NRCan) et Mantaj Hundal (CER)

Session D / 30 March 2021, 13:00 – 15:00 (EDT)

  1. Examining the Value of the Site C megaproject using a Linear Programming Model of Western Canadian Electricity infrastructure and generation with endogenous investment
    • Brett Dolter, University of Regina
  2. BC Nexus Model: Impacts of electrification on land and water resources through 2050
    • Nastaran Arianpoo, Simon Fraser University
  3. Role of Hydrogen Supply-side Pathways in GHG Mitigation in Canada (*)
    • Robin White, ECCC and Thuo Kossa, ECC
  4. Electrification of Canadian Northern Communities, Using Low Emission Micro-grids
    • Mehrdad Pirnia and Enrique Vera, University of Waterloo

Session E / 1 April 2021, 13:00 – 14:30 (EDT)

  1. A comprehensive method for the energy and emissions assessment of future mobility scenarios
    • Francesco Ciari, Polytechnique Montréal
  2. Exploring the near-optimal solution space of an energy system optimization model to explore similarly costly but techno-economically diverse decarbonization pathways for Western Canada
    • Cameron Wade, University of Victoria
  3. eHighway technology simulation for freight transport decarbonization on the A20-H401 highway corridor
    • Clara Kayser-Bril (CPCS), Ramata Ba (CPCS) and Johanne Whitmore (HEC Montréal)

(*) non funded projects