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The Centre for Urban Energy (CUE) at Ryerson University is an academic-industry partnership that is exploring and developing sustainable solutions to urban energy challenges such as the advancement of smart grid technologies, energy policy and regulatory issues, storage, electric vehicles, net-zero homes and renewables.
The Centre for Urban Energy was created on September 1, 2010. Ryerson's Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, founding, and sponsors Hydro One, Ontario Power Authority, and Toronto Hydro, created the centre as a research and technology demonstration centre for the creation and commercialization of innovative and practical solutions to urban energy issues. (Annual Report, 2011).