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Divest Ryerson: no more fracks to give

Before the protest at Parliament Hill, not much was being said about Divest Ryerson. The arrests of two core members, Ben Donato-Woodger and Emma Beattie, put Ryerson on the map in the fossil fuel divestment movement. While protesting against the Kinder Morgan Trans Canada pipeline expansion project, they were among 99 people arrested for climbing over a barricade. In the […]

by Catherine Machado· · Features
Bala Venkatesh is the academic director of the Centre for Urban Energy at Ryerson.  (Courtesy Bala Venkatesh)

Ryerson’s smart grid a step towards better energy policy

Ryerson is building the first smart grid laboratory at a Canadian university with funds from the Ministry of Energy’s new Smart Grid Fund program. A smart grid is an intelligent electricity distribution system that uses two-way communication between consumers and the grid so it can better control the supply and demand of energy. Academic director of the Centre for Urban Energy, Bala Venkatesh, […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus
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