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About QUEST

QUEST is a non-profit organization that conducts research, engagement and advocacy to advance Smart Energy Communities in Canada.

Smart Energy Communities improve energy efficiency, enhance reliability, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

With the help of 8 provincial and territorial Caucuses and a national Smart Energy Leaders' Dialogue, QUEST brings together key stakeholders from government, utilities and energy service providers, the real estate sector among others to transform Canada’s 5400 communities into Smart Energy Communities.

What does a Smart Energy Community look like? Click here to learn more.

Mission

QUEST is a non-profit organization that conducts research, engagement and advocacy to advance Smart Energy Communities in Canada by working with government, utilities, the energy industry, the real-estate sector, economic regulators, and the product and professional service sector.

Vision

Every community in Canada is a Smart Energy Community by 2030.

  • Getting to this end-state will require that 75% of Canadian are represented by a community energy plan (CEP) by 2018, reaching 100% by 2025, and that 100% of communities are focusing on becoming Smart Energy Communities by 2030.‚Äč

Guiding Values

Objective: Independent, non-partisan and committed to the public interest.

Informative: Trusted, credible and balanced information on Smart Energy Communities.

Collaborative: Respectful and inclusive of the QUEST network.

Innovative: Inspiring Smart Energy Communities policy and transformation.

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