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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

Energy Breakfasts for 2012 -2013

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 112
Speaker: Dr. Michael Isaacson, Department of Civil Engineering at UBC, and Vice President of APEGBC
Topic: The Outlook for Engineering in British Columbia
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Wednesday, October 3rd,  2012 
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 240
Speaker: Tim Newton, Permanent Engineering Board, Columbia River Treaty
Topic:  Columbia River Treaty - Past Experience and Future Options
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Wednesday, November 7th,  2012 
Location: Vancouver Public Library
Speaker: Aiman El-Ramly, CMC, MBA - Chief Strategy Officer
Topic: Power Market Dynamics and Grid Optimization
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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 240
Speaker: Steve Cockcroft, Academic Director Strategic Partnerships UBC
Topic: UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab Initiative 

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 112
Speaker:  Paul Willis, Willis Energy Services
Topic: Plant Cogeneration - Good for Industry and the Environment
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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 240
Speaker: Dr. Janos Toth, Enginomix Consulting 
Topic: Climate Change Impact on the Electrical Utility Industry in British Columbia
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Wednesday,March 6th, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 240
Speaker: Mike Walkinshaw, Stanley Hill Capital Advisory
Topic: Financing Trends and Challenges for BC Energy Technology Companies in2013, from the VC Perspective
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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 240
Speaker: Bob Evans, UBC
Topic: Sustainable Energy Solutions for a Clean and Green Future
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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, Room 240
Speaker: Chris O’Riley, Executive Vice-President of Generation, BC Hydro
Topic: BC Hydro Major Projects 

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, room 240, 250 W. Pender St., Vancouver
Speaker: Hadi Dowlatabadi, PhD, UBC
Topic: Economic and Political Drivers for Energy Policy as it Applies to Climate ChangeClick here to REGISTER
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Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Location: Vancouver Community College, room 240, 250 W. Pender St., Vancouver
Speaker:  Dr. Marvin Shaffer, Public Policy Program, Simon Fraser University
Topic:
 Wherein Lies the Value of Our Energy Resources - Jobs or Economic Rents

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 7th7:15am - 8:45am
Presenter:
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

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PEIA Mission

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

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