April 11, 2014 – Toronto, ON – It is with great sadness that we learned today of the sudden passing of Canada’s former Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty. Many friends and associates of Mindfirst Inc. will remember his jovial nature and passionate speech when he attended the second annual Angel Investor Summit in 2002 […]
February 22, 2014 – Toronto, ON – We are well underway with our speaker series for 2014. The tentative dates for the balance of the year are per below:
•Jan 14 – Speaker – Antoine Paquin, CEO, Solantro Semiconductors, re Microgrids •Feb 18 – Energy Storage: A Secular Approach •April 15 – Buildings and Energy […]
July 9, 2013– Toronto, ON – Following M1 Energy Seminar #5 re. Natural Gas: Impact On The Energy Mix, a survey was conducted asking participants to state their most important learning or “take-away”. The seminar featured eight minute presentations by:
Bryan Gormley, Director, […]
June 14, 2013 – Toronto, ON – M1 Seminar #5 will be held on July 9, 2013 to discuss the topic of Natural Gas: Impact On The Energy Mix. The topic was chosen based on survey response results from Seminar #4 held on June 6, 2013. Early bird registration rates are available by following the […]
June 6, 2014 – Toronto, ON – Three panelists from Seminar #4 have made their presentation slides available for posting. The available presentations may be downloaded by clicking on the links below:
June 12, 2013 – Toronto, ON – Following M1 Seminar #4 re. Energy Storage: Selection and Deployment Strategies, a survey was conducted asking participants to state their most important learning or “take-away”.
Top Ten Learnings
The Top Ten learnings, take-aways or comments from the group are provided here on an anonymous basis. The learnings below […]
May 31, 2013 – Toronto, ON – Mindfirst announced two additions to the panelist roster of the next M1 Seminar entitled Energy Storage: Selection and Deployment Strategies will be held on June 6. Participants may register at http://mindfirstenergyseminar4.eventbrite.com. New participants are George Pessione, Director, Resource Integration from Ontario Power […]
May 7, 2013 – Ottawa, ON, Canada – The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Investment Committee held a two-day meeting to review the latest set of proposals for funding. In March, SDTC congratulated the Government of Canada on the additional $325 million over eight years committed in Budget 2013 for investment in Canadian cleantech companies.
May 7, 2013 – Toronto, ON – The life cycle of a product or process spans its impact from “cradle to grave”. The approach encompasses the life of a product or process starting from the raw materials, continuing through the production and operation, and ending with the decommissioning and waste management. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) […]
On February 5, 2013 Mindfirst Inc. launched the Mindfirst Energy Seminar Series. The series includes monthly discussion to advance thought leadership on timely and important topics related to energy, the economy and the environment. This month’s discussion entitled “An Economic Framework for Renewables: Is Green Energy Affordable?”, began with a presentation by Donald Dewees, Professor Emeritus […]