Institute for Integrated Energy Systems

Zuomin Dong and UVic’s Clean Transportation Team, including IESVic researchers Anthony Truelove and Lily Chen

Reducing the environmental impact of marine traffic

Led by IESVic's Zuomin Dong, UVic’s Clean Transportation Team works with industry to produce commercially viable technology that leads to more fuel efficient, cleaner and quieter marine vessels. 

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Gary Schubak speaking at Envision 2019

Alumni in Focus: Former IESVic members in profile

Click on the link below to learn more about IESVic Alumni and their diverse contributions to energy systems research.


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Our people

IESVic researchers on top of Mt Douglas. Learn more about who is working at IESVic.

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Megawatts and marbles

A fun game about electricity systems.

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UVic-IIASA Joint Research and Scholarship Program

IESVic and IIASA are working on an Integrated Assessment of the Water-Energy-Land Nexus.

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Institute for Integrated Energy Systems

One of the greatest challenges we face is the development of sustainable energy systems that are reliable, cost-effective and socially acceptable. Our mission is to chart feasible pathways to sustainable energy systems through the development of new technologies, processes, and systems.

A big picture approach

The Institute for Integrated Energy Systems at the University of Victoria (IESVic – “ice-vic”) is a multi-disciplinary research centre. Researchers collaborate to ensure their work is shaped with a broad disciplinary lens. Students are taught to consider a system perspective when assessing value – from harnessing, storing and converting energy sources, to efficiently delivering end-user services while considering social factors. When they encounter barriers to the widespread adoption of sustainable energy systems, they develop technologies and expertise to overcome them.