Co-author (along with Professor Andreas Athienitis of the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering) of the report The Potential of Solar Energy in Quebec, published in September 2011, Bastien is convinced Quebec possesses an important potential for solar energy in spite of its harsh climate. Bastien is currently working to introduce new policies facilitating the integration of solar energy in buildings across the province.
For more information: Acfas
Founded in 1923, the Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) promotes scientific activity, stimulates research and encourages the broader dissemination of knowledge. Based in Quebec, the association is composed of approximately six thousand researchers from every academic sector. Since 1944, Acfas has been rewarding exceptional scientific contributions made by local researchers and supporting promising scientific researchers through various initiatives.
To learn more about Ms. Bastien's research, listen her recent interview on Radio-Canada.