Green Energy Doors Open 2017 launch event and Steam Whistle Brewery green tour

Sep 18th, 2017 9:42 AM

Where: Steam Whistle Brewery (NW entrance) - 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto

When:  Media Conference - Friday, September 22 - 11:30am, Brewery Tours - 1pm

What: Green Energy Doors Open 2017 (GEDO) official launch event of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s (OSEA) annual province wide sustainable energy showcase. With 80+ events happening across Ontario between September 22-24, GEDO 2017 is a chance to learn about the latest in green energy technology near where you live.

OSEA’s green energy showcase has also spread to  British Columbia  and Alberta where similar events will be happening.

Launch will include short presentations by:

• Arthur Potts, MPP Beaches-East York and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change
• Janis Wilkinson, Interim Executive Director for Ontario Sustainable Energy Association
• Mark Quattrociocchi, Enwave Energy Account Manager Representative - on the Deep Water Heating and Cooling Project, a green energy success story
• Terry Whitehead, Enbridge Gas Team Leader, Commercial Projects & Keir Brownstone, Energy Manager for Toronto Community Housing  - on the Gas Absorption Heat Pump Project
• The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of the Environment and Climate Change (with video greeting)

• Steam Whistle Brewery’s inaugural sustainability brewery tour highlighting their own green energy initiatives. These tours will be available to the public throughout the GEDO 2017 weekend.

Full launch event details can be found at For a full list of Ontario events that are happening across Ontario for GEDO 2017 go to and find out what is happening in your community.

To schedule interviews or for more detail, contact:

Janis Wilkinson, OSEA Interim Executive Director
Tel: 416. 977. 4441 x3 | Email:

Nick Hebb, Green Energy Doors Open Program Coordinator
Tel: 613. 266. 7355 | Email:

Green Energy Doors Open is a showcase of individual, community and commercial sustainable energy projects organized and spearheaded by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association. Green Energy Doors Open takes place in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. 

The Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) is championing a prosperous Ontario with a thriving sustainable energy sector, good jobs, resilient communities and healthy environments powered, heated, cooled and moved by portfolios of sustainable energy by raising public awareness, advising decision makers and establishing forums for new market opportunities and collaboration. Find us on the web