5February, 2015

“The Future is Electric” – Reflecting on my Time at CEA

In the past three years I have done a fair amount of media interviews, and until a few weeks ago, I had never been stumped (which means I always had an answer – if the interviewer didn’t like the answer, so be it, but there was always an intelligent response).  James Munson of iPolitics started […]

29January, 2015

Electricity Projects Dominate Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects

Last week, ReNew Canada released its ninth annual list of Canada’s Top 100 infrastructure projects, ranking projects from the energy, buildings, transit, and transportation sectors according to their value.

At the very top of the list are four hydroelectric projects owned by CEA members:

BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project;
Nalcor Energy’s Muskrat Falls Project;
Hydro-Québec’s Romaine Complex; […]

14January, 2015

My top four energy reads of 2014

As 2014 came to a close, I sat on a panel at the Solar Canada Conference alongside my fellow national energy association heads. As we reflected on the key developments from our sectors in 2014, and discussed our predictions for the future, we were asked to name our top four energy reads from the past […]

3November, 2014

It’s Decision-Making Time for Electricity in Ontario

Over the coming days, I’ll be hitting the road for Electricity in Ontario—an initiative during which I’ll be meeting with industry and community leaders, business owners, elected officials, decision-makers, and media; participating in roundtable discussions; and speaking to audiences in Toronto, Ottawa, and North Bay.

I’ll be using the occasion to raise an important question that […]

29October, 2014

My EV and My Charger!

It has now been close to six months since driving off the dealership’s lot in my Chevy Volt (an Extended Range Electric Vehicle), and I am very pleased with it.

In that time I have used only 12.9 liters of gasoline – some of which the car initiated on its own as the engine had not […]