Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, University of Waterloo

Collaborating Research Institute

Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE), based at the University of Waterloo, believes in clean energy that is accessible and affordable for all. Their mission is to conduct original research and develop innovative solutions and policies to help transform the energy system for long-term sustainability.  

WISE has over 100 experts drawn from dozens of different disciplines spanning engineering, environment, science, applied health studies, math and arts. Energy issues also involve multiple stakeholders, hence they work closely with utilities, private-sector partners, government and the non-profit sector to ground our work in real-world issues. They offer their partners the full spectrum of energy R&D, education and training and commercialization activities.