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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.

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Breakfasts 2010-2011

"Energy Policy Conundrums"

Date: October 6, 2010
Topic: The Way Ahead for BC Hydro
Speaker: Dan Doyle, Board Chair, BC Hydro

Date: November 3, 2010
Topic: Overview of North American Gas Supply Outlook
Speaker: Jen Snyder, Principal, North American Gas Research, Wood Mackenzie
Please email info to request a copy of this presentation.

Date: December 1, 2010
Topic: Energy Potential of Natural Gas Hydrates
Speaker: Peter Englezos, Clean Energy Research Centre

Date: January 5, 2011
No meeting

Date: February 2, 2011
Topic: Fort Nelson Carbon Capture
Speaker: Bill Tubbs, Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Expert, Spectra Energy

Date: March 2, 2011
Topic: Clean Energy Stories – Observations After One Year as Executive Director of CEBC
Speaker: Paul Kariya, Executive Director, Clean Energy BC

Date: April 6, 2011
Topic: BCIT Smart Grid Research
Speakers: Clay Howey, Research Head & Joey Dabell, Research Associate/Project Management; BCIT Group for Advanced Information Technology (GAIT)

Date: May 4, 2011
Topic: Electricity Market Realities in North America
Speaker: Ken Peterson, Board of Trustees, North American Electric Reliability Corp.

Date: June 1, 2011
Tpoic: Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Sector – Progress on Commercialization
Speaker: John Tak, President & CEO, Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell 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.