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Date / Heure
Date(s) - 23 Mai 2014
8 h 30 min - 10 h 30 min

Osgoode Professional Development Centre


Presented by York University’s Sustainable Energy Initiative

Panel discussion with Jack Gibbons (Chair, Ontario Clean Air Alliance), Pierre-Olivier Pineau (Professor & Chair in Energy Sector Management, HEC Montreal) and Jack Burkom (Senior Vice President-Commercial Development, Brookfield Energy). This event will be moderated by SEI Co-Chair and York-FES Professor, Mark Winfield.

The availability of cheap natural gas as a result of the fracking boom in the United States has significantly weakened the market for hydroelectricity exports from Quebec to its US neighbours. At the same time Ontario is looking for storage capacity to balance the growing amounts of intermittent renewable energy sources connected to its grid and, potentially, cost-effective alternatives to nuclear refurbishments. Is it time for a neighbourly chat?

This event is free, but registration is required due to limited space.
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*Please note that a light breakfast & registration will begin at 8:30am