Argentum Electronics, external link, opens in new window is conserving energy for all building types through modular direct current (DC) microgrids and power distribution systems, internet-of-things (IoT) sensor fusion and AI-powered building automation software.
BKR Energy, external link, opens in new window is a startup developing advanced and innovative cloud-based HVAC controllers as a SaaS technology to better control home heating and cooling systems, supporting Ontario’s government in achieving its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target plan.
Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) aims to feed the world’s cities through local growing, but today high crop output requires massive energy use. Can Grow Here, external link, opens in new window is developing a new type of smart facility, specifically tailored to indoor growing of produce in Canada’s urban areas, with a Near Net-Zero energy profile.
CleanAir.ai, external link, opens in new window is an internet-of-things startup and manufacturer of ALVI, a smart air purification system. ALVI provides HEPA-class air quality, lowers home energy consumption and provides data and alerts on indoor air quality and filter performance.
DisRAPTOR, external link, opens in new window is creating a green drive and fly vehicle that enables a significantly faster door-to-door commute and freedom to travel just about anywhere quickly. All destinations within two hours of driving, become less than 35 minutes away. Traffic jams, lakes and bays are easily overflown.
Electric Autonomy Canada, external link, opens in new window is an independent business news publication reporting on Canada’s transition to electric vehicles, autonomous transportation and new mobility services. Its content showcases original journalism along with opinions and comments from industry leaders. It highlights Canadian innovation and facilitates knowledge sharing and best practices across diverse industry sectors and all levels of government.
Elocity, external link, opens in new window is a cleantech company with the objective to help electric utilities prepare for and embrace the electric vehicle revolution. The company is digitally transforming the transportation electrification journey for electric utilities, cities and businesses by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and the internet of things.
GREENBMG Inc, external link, opens in new window. is a company which specializes in the development of concentrated solar energy technology. The goal of the projects and services offered by the company is to greatly reduce the need for expensive solar panels by using tracking mirrors which concentrate the sun’s energy.
Innowind, external link is a wind energy innovation start-up that is building an airborne wind energy system to provide renewable alternatives to remote, rural and indigenous communities in Canada and around the world.
Integrated ClimateTech, external link (iClimateTech) integrates complementary technologies to maximize climate impact in a sustainable and profitable way. For example, we combine biomass energy facilities with renewable energy farms to produce reliable electricity, biochar and renewable fuels.
NISO Energy, external link, opens in new window Corporation is working on cutting-edge, wireless power transfer technology. NISO Energy's goal is to improve people's quality of life, secure economic growth and reduce their carbon footprint.
RenMobi, external link, opens in new window is an advanced renewable energy and mobility company that develops renewable energy solutions in the housing and automobile industry with the aim to export these solutions all over the world. The integration and adoption of renewable energy is one of the fastest ways for companies to reduce carbon emissions, cut electricity costs and achieve multiple sustainability goals.
Saturnu Solutions Corporation, opens in new window is proud to offer engineering solutions to combat carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at oil sand extraction plants. The Saturnu Solutions team collaborates on the minimization of CO2 and transformation to nanomaterials.
2ND LOT provides energy and sustainability consulting services to architects, developers, and engineers in the green building industry, with a particular focus on small- and medium-sized buildings in Toronto.
Actual Energy Solutions, external link, opens in new window helps buildings strive to achieve the goal of net-zero energy consumption. The company collects data to discover the best and most cost-effective retrofit solutions, such as LED lighting, HVAC modernization, roofing and solar panels. It researches funding opportunities to incentivize customers to attain net-zero status for their buildings.
ASK Energy Solutions provides clients with multiple options of saving on their energy bill by using an algorithm and an energy storage unit working concurrently. The algorithm assists the clients to purchase more energy in off peak hours from the grid, store it and use that energy during peak hours.
DanTeb Enterprises, external link, opens in new window creates cell phone charging stations that can be placed in high-traffic public places where people do not have access to their own phone charger.
Distributed Resources wants to make the case for solar energy more apparent and precise. Its web app will show how much a customer can save on each of their monthly bills by using data from their own electric meter and potential solar system, calculated hour by hour.
EAIGLE, external link, opens in new window is an intelligent video analytics platform based on machine learning and artificial intelligence for water management and sustainable operation in aquatic facilities and swimming pools through real-time occupancy monitoring. EAIGLE monitors pools' occupancy in real time, collects operational and health parameters, controls make-up freshwater and makes data-driven decisions.
Electrefy, external link, opens in new window is a green company that provides reliable clean energy solutions to markets that rely on diesel generators for temporary on-demand power. Leveraging the use of second life EV batteries, Electrefy is able to provide a robust, low emission, silent and cost-effective energy solution. The company optimizes the performance and increases the value and lifetime of these batteries using dynamic machine learning techniques. Application of Electrefy's technology includes portable power for festivals, outdoor events, construction sites and emergency response.
A student-led not-for-profit, EnergySavers helps Torontonians cut their energy bills by empowering and educating them on the value of conservation and performing energy-saving home retrofits.
By providing free air for commuters and CO2 savings reports, En-Tire Savings’ mission is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the transportation sector, lower fuel cost and consumption, and raise environmental awareness amongst the public.
Heliolytics, opens in new window is a global leader in aerial thermal imaging and analysis for photovoltaic systems. The company provides innovative reporting services and sector experience to ensure maximum solar asset performance.
InDee is a consulting firm for small- and medium-scale projects aiming to increase their energy efficiency performance without an increment in construction costs.
Innovit is developing a portable storage battery that would be used as an emergency electricity supply; this device would also be expandable to grid connected storage devices.
I-EMS Group is developing an intelligent home and building energy management software application to be used to monitor daily energy usage.
Lightning Shard is a social purpose business that provides clean electricity to remote areas by partnering with the hotel and lodging industry and delivering mobile device charging services as guest amenities.
My Green Neighbour develops and ‘white-labels’ apps to help users conserve energy.
Pavleu, external link, opens in new window is a service company which produces products that helps people live comfortably. Their most recent product is the Mist, the modular inbuilt solar tile which is the first-ever all-in-one off-grid and grid-tie device that helps people reduce their electricity bills and power their devices.
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PawCharge, external link, opens in new window solves the pain point of waiting at an outlet or a charging station at conferences and festivals by providing a battery sharing program that allows smartphone users to charge their mobile devices on the go.
Through its Peak SYNERGYTM controls platform, Peak Power, external link, opens in new window is empowering building owners to achieve long-term savings from rising electricity bills, reach sustainability goals and increase onsite resiliency, all while aiding utilities in addressing aging infrastructure and peak demand requirements.
Plug'n Drive, external link, opens in new window is a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles. Plug'n Drive has established itself as a trusted source of unbiased information on electric cars, charging stations and the electricity sector.
PowerCost Monitor has developed a domestic uitility reader to allow logging of consumption via wireless transmitters.The device reliably transmits consumption data over a radio frequency link to its display unit.
Rigel Scientific Research has an innovative proprietary design for a renewable energy storage system and the company is currently seeking an industry partner to help commercialize it. Recent focus has been on completing detailed design documentation and software to support prototype construction and testing.
Screaming Power, external link, opens in new window provides a mobile social platform that connects directly with the energy user, allowing for effective and secure two-way communications to educate the marketplace, change behaviour and encourage sustainability.
Silk Way Services Inc. focuses on IoT integration. The company’s primary goal is to help its clients achieve operational excellence through customized data-gathering IoT products, designed with consideration of the Lean continuous improvement methodology. The utility sector was chosen as the target market for its tremendous potential in adapting IoT solutions and that potential is likely to be realized within the next five years, according to the latest market research.
Smartto Media is a novel advertising and analytics platform that utilizes real time data and location-based physical mediums.
SolarTop is an easy to use online platform that connects homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area with financing, to make solar easy and affordable. SolarTop has the solution to make a homeowner's transition to solar, seamless and simple.
Steel Rock Construction, external link, opens in new window (SRC) is mainly focused on the new and innovative structural designs, productions of new high-performance concrete (HPC) materials and implementations of our new technology in the field of the restoration, repair, rehabilitation and strengthening of existing deteriorated structures such as bridges piers, girders and electrical utility poles.
SWTCH, external link, opens in new window provides innovative solutions for electric vehicle charging and energy management. From private individual to shared public charging, our solutions are uniquely tailored to benefit both electric vehicle drivers and building and utility asset operators. Our mission is to improve electric vehicle charging accessibility and ensure effective integration of electric vehicles in our distributed energy future.
Tap the Grid is a replacement for temporary portable generators and allows customers to remove the generator and power the activities directly from the grid. It is a complete self-serve solution requiring no connect or disconnect support from an operator or local distribution company.
Think Renewables Group, external link, opens in new window (TRG) develops commercial energy storage projects that include electrical battery-based and/or ice-based energy storage systems, and is building a social business called ThinkBiz Africa, external link, opens in new window. ThinkBiz Africa is working to build a network of solar-powered small business (SBiz) Centres to facilitate both education and entrepreneurship in underserved communities, especially for girls. Each SBiz Centre includes a solar-powered microgrid, convenience store, and one of TRG’s knowledge delivery systems, each of which contains a large offline education eLibrary.
TROES, external link, opens in new window develops, designs, manufactures and delivers safer, longer-lasting, cloud-based energy storage systems that integrate its proprietary internet-of-things and artifical intelligence-based modular battery packs, battery management systems, enclosures and power conversion systems.
Truly Local is a group of dedicated and adaptive urban farmers committed to enabling people to grow their own food inside or out using nutrient-enriched soil or energy-efficient technology such as hydroponics or aquaponics - and lowering their carbon footprint in the process.
VAVETek's mission is to provide customized cloud-based software applications and services to help businesses to cut cost and reduce time-to-market of new products, including battery systems.
VenClima has been founded with the goal of becoming Canada’s premier provider of greenhouse gas reduction and energy efficiency programs. By connecting people, planet and technology the startup aims to develop and deliver climate change programs for a better world.
Volticulture, external link, opens in new window is a startup in the utilities sector that seeks to implement blockchain solutions to provide peer-to-peer trading capabilities over the existing electrical grid.
Volt Transportation's, external link, opens in new window mission is to lead the way for sustainable change within the transportation industry. With our zero-emission electric vehicle, they save greenhouse gas emissions from entering the atmosphere. Currently operating in London, Ontario, Volt Transportation is partnering with local businesses to provide delivery services across the city.
WattsBest, external link, opens in new window is bringing a new way for homeowners to make empowered decisions about their homes, energy usage and carbon footprint. Through a streamlined energy simulation process, WattsBest helps them choose the most optimal home energy improvements quickly and easily, access relevant rebate programs and connect to industry professionals.
WeShift, external link, opens in new window's main product is a behavioural residential energy management app. Using energy usage data collected from smart device or smart plug APIs, the key strategy is to simplify the information presented by conventional energy management apps. Further, the app will determine and provide real-time actions that the user can take to save energy costs and/or carbon emissions through either conservation or shifting to cheaper price and/or cleaner generation periods.