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Where We Are

The Pacific Energy Innovation Association (PEIA) holds
monthly (except summer) "Energy Breakfasts"
Place: Various locations in Vancouver

What We Do

Pacific Energy Innovation Association (PEIA) offers objective, thought-provoking dialogue on energy supply, demand and the associated technologies and policies required by sustainable economies in the near- and long-term.

Who We Are

The Pacific Energy Innovation Association (PEIA) is an independent, non-profit association of energy professionals incorporated under the Societies Act of British Columbia.

  • Where We Are
  • What We Do
  • Who We Are

Breakfasts 2007-2008

"Climate Change on the Radar Screen"

1Date: October 3, 2007
Topic: Adequacy and Security: The Two Facets of Reliability
Discussion Leader: Ken Peterson, Board of Trustees, North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)

2Date: November 7, 2007
Topic: Remote Community Electrification
Discussion Leader: John Oliver, BC Hydro

3Date: December 12, 2007
Topic: Advances for Batteries in Automobiles
Discussion Leader: Lorne Gettel, President and CEO Advanced Lithium Powe
Discussion Leader: Sandy Constable, VP, Business Development, ALP

4Date: January 9, 2008
Topic: Green Buildings B.C.
Discussion Leader: Brenda Martens, Partner, Recollective Member of City of Vancouver Green Building Strategy Committee

5Date: February 6, 2008
Topic: Biomass Gasification Systems
Discussion Leader: Mike Scott, Senior Vice President, Nexterra Energy Corp.

6Date: March 5, 2008
Topic: Energy Pricing
Discussion Leader: Jan Marston, Vice President, Gas Supply &Transmission, Terasen Gas

7Date: April 2, 2008
Topic: A Carbon Trading Registry in Vancouver
Discussion Leader: John D. Wiebe, PhD, President and CEO The GLOBE Foundation

8Date: May 7, 2008
Topic: Geothermal Energy and The Clean Energy Revolution
Discussion Leader: Brian Fairbank, President and CEO, Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.

9Date: June 4, 2008
Topic: The Greening of Nuclear Power
Discussion Leader: Murray Elston, President Canadian Nuclear Association

Register for upcoming PEIA events:

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 7th7:15am - 8:45am
Janos Toth, Chief Technical Officer, Enginomix Consulting Inc.

Topic: Efficient Power Transfer - High and Ultra-high Voltage Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC)  Transmission Projects in North America and around the world


PEIA Mission

To initiate and promote discussion and action for energy innovation, efficiency and sustainability.