New Year, New Leaf!!

We have made a subtle change to our logo, with a strong statement. Our new leaf brings attention to the rise in trees, which are becoming extinct in Ontario. Our leaf is shaped after the leaves that can be found on Cherry Birch (Betula Lenta). A note from Cottage Life regarding the Cherry Birch; “Unlike […]

Greener Schools

Before the end of the 2019 school year, Onyx Energy was able to present to a local Kitchener school; we engaged with a group of grade 8 students and assist them in content for a project on how to make their school and region more sustainable.  We look forward to working with our local and […]

The Onyx Cares Project

Since the inception of Onyx Energy; care and concern for the environment has been a pillar of our corporate culture.  To name a few initiatives, we have planted trees, donated seedlings to area schools and have held e-waste drives!  We decided to bring together our passion for the environment and sustainability and create the Onyx […]

27,000 Bottles of Water

Did you know that Onyx Energy has a detection system that can detect low-level and high-level water consumption issues?  Several times a month, our system is able to detect low-level alerts which more often than not are issues with toilets. In this example, there is nothing low about this alert. A flapper issued an alert […]

Sustainability Waterloo

  Onyx Energy is a program member with Sustainability Waterloo.  This is a great local organization that notes the following on their website, “We foster the development of the local green economy by supporting organizations to set ambitious and realistic sustainability targets. We encourage an overall approach to sustainability, with focus on carbon, waste and […]

What is Carbon Offsetting?

Carbon offsetting is a globally recognized way to take responsibility for unavoidable carbon emissions. In simple terms, offsetting one tonne of carbon means there will be one less tonne of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than there would otherwise have been.  It is the fastest way to achieve emissions reductions and the only way to achieve […]

How to Save Energy While on Vacation

The sun is out and the beach is calling you! Everyone enjoys a get away during the hot summer months but before you hit the road, consider these tips to save money and conserve energy at home. Unplug everything Many people don’t realize how many appliances use electricity even when not in use. It may […]

Energy Saving Tips for the Hot Summer Months

Summer is in full swing, bringing lots of fun but the high temperatures can also mean an increase to your electric bill. These simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the hot summer months. Before you leave home for an extended absence turn off your air conditioner, or at a […]

How Sub-Metering Increases Property Value

The costs associated with the delivery, supply and administration of utilities continues to rapidly increase year over year. As a property owner you can lessen your overall burden of having to absorb these rate increases by using Onyx Energy’s sub metering solution. Onyx Energy’s sub metering system creates easy visibility into how and when energy […]

Onyx Energy App Coming Soon

Soon you will be able to download the Onyx Energy App via the App Store or Google Play Store.  View your invoices and consumption data in seconds! View your Onyx Energy Agreements and track your process of lowering your Carbon Footprint.  Join the Onyx Energy movement of Conservation Through Empowerment, Living Carbon Neutral, view and submit […]

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