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Running head: ENERGY CONSERVATION IN ONTARIO1Energy Conservation in Ontario:Name:Institution:
ENERGY CONSERVATION IN ONTARIO2Energy Conservation in OntarioIntroductionEnergy conservation is the efforts which are made in order to reduce energy consumption by using less energy service. Conservation of energy can be reduced by using energy more effectively or by decreasing the number of services used. Energy conservation is part of the concept of eco-sufficiency. Energy conservation decreases the needs for energy services and as a result, it increases the national security, environmental quality, higher savings, and financial security. In addition, it lowers energy cost by preventing the future depletion of the resources. Energy can be conserved by decreasing the losses and wastage and also by improving efficiency through upgrading technology and improvement of maintenance and operation. In Canada, for instance, energy can be reduced through stabilization of the population growth of the country.Energy can be changed from one form to another, for example, heat energy to motive power in cars or kinetic energy of water flow to electricity in hydroelectric power plants. However, machines are needed to transform the energyin more than one form. The friction and wear of the components of these machines while running cause loss of quadrillions of BTU and 500 billion in the industry. It is possible to reduce these losses by adopting green engineering practice to improve the life cycle of the components.
ENERGY CONSERVATION IN ONTARIO3Currently, Ontario consumers have dispensed billions into conservation programs that are potential to increase the efficient use of electricity and save money of the consumers (Calvert, & Mabee, 2015). The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) spent approximately $400 Million on conservation programs in 2013 alone. Ontario government agencies called the independent electricity system operator now are planning to speed an additional $ 3.1 billion for the program from now to 2020. Energy efficiency in OntarioUtilizing the energy accordingly will give importance to the businesses, individual and the power system. The efforts made through the energy efficiency participation programs will assist in reducing the requirement in investing in the new transmission lines and power plant. Collective efforts of conservation of energy in Ontario businesses and residents and also the electricity used have reduced 10 years ago (Calvert, & Mabee, 2015). In the province, extensive efforts have been put in place that encourages people to use energy more effectively. By taking part in energy saving and other energy efficiency programs, Ontarians have contributed to 15.4 terawatt-hours (TWh) of energy savings since 2006- equivalent and create on the progress made to this far.

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