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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 2008-2009

"Paving the Way for Tomorrow's Energy Sources"

Date: October 1, 2008
Topic: Implementing British Columbia's Energy Policy
Discussion Leader: Bev Van Ruyven, Executive Vice-President, Customer Care and Conservation, BC Hydro

Date: November 5, 2008
Topic: Biomass, CO2 Capture & Energy Research at UBC's Clean Energy Research Centre
Discussion Leader: John Grace, Clean Energy Research Centre, UBC

Date: December 3, 2008
Topic: Energy in the 21st Century
Discussion Leader: Dr. John MacDonald, CEO, Day4 Energy Inc.

Date: January 7, 2009
Topic: Transmission Service Expansion
Discussion Leader: Paul Choudhury & Kip Morison, System Planning & Asset Management,
British Columbia Transmission Corporation

Date: February 4, 2009
Topic: Smart Buildings
Discussion Leader: David Helliwell, Small Energy Group

Date: March 4, 2009
Topic: BC Climate Action Update
Discussion Leader: James Mack, Acting Head, BC Climate Action Secretariat

Date: April 1, 2009
Topic: Energy Storage Options, including Pumped Storage Hydro
Discussion Leader: Michael Walsh, General Manager Business Development ( Western Canada)
Discussion Leader: David Youlen, Senior Vice President, Brookfield Renewable Power Inc.

Date: May 6, 2009
Topic: NaiKun Wind Project
Discussion Leader: Jack Scott, Vice President, Commercial Operations, NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc

Date: June 3, 2009
Topic: Opportunities in Climate Action
Discussion Leader: Roger Gale, President & CEO, GF Energy Inc. (Washington, DC)

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.