The Energy Centre hosted its third annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets with guest speaker Meredith Fowlie, from UC Berkley. In her presentation, Fowlie explores the lessons learned from 20 years of electricity-sector restructuring.
Steve Carlisle, President and Managing Director, General Motors Canada, discusses the trajectory of development for electric vehicles.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, discusses the importance of public trust and engagement in energy development.
Ken Hewitt, Mayor of Haldimand County, discusses the issue of resistance that often surrounds green energy projects.
Michael Lyle, Vice President, Planning, Law and Aboriginal Relations at IESO, discusses the different responses local regulators face when implementing new projects.
Kris Smith, Executive Vice President, Downstream, Suncor, discusses the different responsibilities of government, developers, and municipalities.
Expert panelists, Gordon McBean and Radoslav Dimitrov, share their perspectives from working inside the bodies that inform and guide government policy-making.
Jan Carr, Strategic Advisor, Gowlings' International Initiatives, discusses needs and priorities in reforming Ontario's electricity sector.
Professor Stephen Littlechild, an international expert in the utility sector, talks about the benefits of privatizing the electricity sector.
John McManus, Senior Advisor, Borealis Infrastructure, talks about the increasing competitiveness of the energy sector marketplace in terms of the pricing of assets.
Francois Poirier, President, Energy East Pipeline, TransCanada, reveals how his company identifies community needs and builds stakeholder trust for the development of the Energy East Pipeline project.
Stephen Baker, President, Union Gas Limited, discusses the challenge of engaging stakeholders and educating the public on what the energy sector means to society.
Siegfried Kiefer, Chief Operating Officer, Power & Utilities, ATCO Ltd. & Canadian Utilities Limited, points out the need for public understanding of issues such as the costs and environmental impact of energy infrastructure.
Gordon Lambert, Executive Advisor, Sustainability and Innovation, Suncor Energy, discusses the conflict in the energy and environment and social space and how his company earns the trust of stakeholders by putting all the facts on the table.
Don MacKinnon, President, Power Workers’ Union, weighs in on the need for a labour strategy to ensure the energy sector can recruit and train people with the necessary skills.
Associate Professor and Director of the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre Guy Holburn highlights some of the key research being done by the Centre this year. Holburn addresses the major issues facing the development of the Canadian energy sector and how the Centre is getting involved in the growth process. Visit the annual report website: http://www.ivey.ca/readysetgo
The new Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre is meeting the need for innovative, effective and responsible policy solutions to national and global energy issues. Guy Holburn, the Suncor Chair in Energy Policy and Centre Director, discusses why upcoming energy priorities are more important than ever.
Chris Ragan, Associate Professor of Economics at McGill University and Chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission discusses carbon pricing, the competitiveness of Canadian oil, and ecofiscal policies.