Future Energy Oakville


Plug'N Drive Event

Plug ‘N Drive Event

Future Energy Oakville recently attended the Plug ‘N Drive event presented by Oakville Hydro where we test-drove various electric vehicles and spoke with knowledgeable EV Ambassadors about the benefits of various models of cars.

Ban Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers text overlay on a gas leaf blower and a gas can.

The Problem With Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Have you had enough of being driven back inside your house on a summer day due to gas-powered leaf blowers, only to find that the noise penetrates through the walls and windows of your house? Hundreds of towns and cities across North America have banned the use of gas-powered leaf blowers.

Ford Motor Company Oakville Assembly plant

Ford Motor Co. unveils details of plan to spend $1.8B in Oakville to produce electric vehicles

Ford Motor Co. has revealed some details of its plan to spend $1.8 billion on its Oakville Assembly Complex to turn it into an electric vehicle production hub in the latest commitment by an automaker transitioning towards an electric future.

The automaker said Tuesday that it will start retooling the Ontario complex in the second quarter of 2024 and begin producing electric vehicles in 2025.

Passing of FEO Executive Director, Richard Thomas

We are deeply saddened to announce that FEO’s Executive Director Richard Thomas passed away on December 11, 2022.  Richard joined Future Energy Oakville (FEO) as its Executive Director on August 29, 2022. His intense concern for addressing the climate emergency facing Oakville (and our planet) is what initially drew Richard to work with FEO. During …

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Storm water infrastructure

Climate change could cost municipalities $700M more a year to maintain pipes, sewers, report says

Extreme rainfall caused by climate change could cost municipalities in Ontario an additional $700 million a year to maintain stormwater and wastewater infrastructure, the province’s financial watchdog warns. In a new report released on Tuesday, the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) says severe weather will cost municipalities millions more in the coming decades if …

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