Ontario’s Conservation and Demand Management Regulation for Public Agencies

Ontario Regulation 397/11, under the Green Energy Act, 2009 requires public agencies including municipalities, universities, colleges of applied arts and technology, school boards, municipal service boards (for water and sewage treatment and pumping operations) and hospitals to report their annual energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in designated facilities by July 1st, beginning in 2013.

These agencies are also required to develop and implement energy conservation and demand management plans every five years, beginning in 2014.

As part of O.Reg. 397/11 for 2014, the Union Water Supply System has completed its reporting on energy usage. A link to the reports can be found here –  2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Also as part of O.Reg. 397/11 the UWSS has completed its Conservation Demand and Management Plan for 2025-2029 and the report can be found by clicking on the link.

Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plan for 2025-2029