Office of Energy Efficiency, Natural Resources Canada
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The Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE), Canada's centre of excellence for energy efficiency and alternative fuels information, is playing a dynamic leadership role in helping Canadians save millions of dollars in energy costs while addressing the challenges of climate change.
The OEE manages 7 energy efficiency and alternative fuels programs aimed at the residential, commercial, industrial and transportation sectors. The consolidation of these programs under a single organization enables the OEE to be more proactive in promoting energy efficiency and more comprehensive in meeting the information needs of clients, who range from individual consumers to school boards, hospitals and large corporations.
With the assistance of the National Advisory Council on Energy Efficiency, the OEE is also charged with identifying opportunities for new and heightened energy efficiency measures. As well, it keeps Canadians abreast of developments in technology that can reduce the consumption of fossil fuels or support the transition to less carbon-intensive energy sources, including renewable energy.
Informing key decision-makers in government, industry and the environmental and international communities about Canada's energy efficiency efforts and successes is a major focus of the OEE. Toward this end, the OEE publishes an annual report entitled The State of Energy Efficiency in Canada.
The OEE also communicates information to Canadians and others through this comprehensive web site that provides details on OEE programs, offers practical advice to consumers, businesses, governments and institutions, and has links to hundreds of related sites around the world.