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Where We Are

The Pacific Energy Innovation Association (PEIA) holds
monthly (except summer) "Energy Breakfasts"
Place: HSBC Hall, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7

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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  • Who We Are

2018

 

PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 7:15am - 8:45am 
Topic: Fusion Energy Progress at General Fusion
Presenter: Dr. Michel Laberge, Founder and Chief Science Officer – General Fusion
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PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Topic: Limiting Climate Change to 2˚ - Easier Than We Thought?
Presenter: Justin Ritchie, Energy Systems Researcher, UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
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PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 
Topic: Public Power has its Mojo Back
Presenter: Ken Peterson, Executive Chair, Board of Directors, BC Hydro

PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Topic: Extremely Energy Efficient and Sustainable Industrial Buildings
Presenter:  Guido Wimmers, Dr.Tech, Dipl.Ing., Arch (NL), MRAIC, LEED APChair, Associate ProfessorMaster of Engineering, Integrated Wood DesignUniversity of Northern British Columbia

PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
Topic: 10 Years of Bioenergy Innovation in BC: Where are we headed next?
Presenter: Dr. Scott Stanners, Exeutive Director, BC Bioenergy Network

PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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.
Presenter: Janos Toth, CTO, Enginomix Consulting Inc.
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PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
Topic: 'Making Renewables a Global Reality - Lessons from developing renewable energy projects around the globe'
Presenter: Neil Salmond, Feasibility Team Leader - Americas Region, Wood PLC
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2017

PEIA Energy Breakfast Meeting: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Topic: Energy Storage (Holy Grail for Reliable Renewables) - Making Energy Storage Work With Renewables
Presenter: Matt Harper, Chief Product Officer, Avalon Battery

Date: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
Topic: Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies from a UK Perspective
Presenter: Dr. Paul Fennell, Profession of Clean Energy, Imperial College London
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Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Topic: Activities at UBC's Clean Energy Research Centre
Presenter: Dr. Walter Merida, Director, UBC Clean Energy Research Centre

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Topic: Electricity Export Markets - an Update
Presenter: Brian Moghadam
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PEIA Mission

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

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