Concordia launches “Volt-age” research program


Concordia University has launched a new research program that seeks to use novel technologies to deliver affordable green energy across Canada. Named “Volt-age,” the overarching goal of the program is to help Canada achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, with an aim of doing so by redefining electrification, smart buildings, and net-zero communities. “Volt-age” is supported by a and is coordinated alongside partner institutions Dalhousie University, Toronto Metropolitan University, and the University of Calgary. At the program’s launch event, Concordia Professor Karim Zaghib said that the name “Volt-age” “describes the fact that a new era of electrification is crucial if we are to create green and resilient communities that will thrive for years to come.”

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