Developed by a group of researchers, practitioners, representatives of Canada’s First Nations and energy-isolated communities, lawyers, government advisors and financiers assembled at the OpenAccess Energy Summit in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (April 24-27, 2016) the OpenAccess Energy Communiqué outlines strategies to bring integrated, implementable and impactful solutions to the global energy landscape.
Contributors to this document hail from 22 different countries and four of Canada’s First Nations. They represent a range of organizations including ARC Finance, Ghana’s Ashesi University, D. Light Design, Enda Energie, the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, INSEDA, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Lumos Energy, MIT, Oxford University, Practical Action, Promethean Power, Samsø Energie Academie, University of California at Berkeley, University of Waterloo, and more.
Visit wgsi.org/contributors for a full list of participants.
The Communique will be further developed into a more substantive document, the OpenAccess Energy Blueprint, by fall 2016.
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