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Where We Are

The Pacific Energy Innovation Association (PEIA) holds
monthly (except summer) "Energy Breakfasts"
Place: November 24th, 2020 - Zoom webinar 

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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PEIA Energy Breakfasts



Date: June 7, 2017
Topic: From Laneway House to Passive House; a Journey to Net Positive Development
Presenter: Bryn Davidson, Co-Owner of Design at Lanefab Design / Build
Location: BC Showcase, Robson Square, North Venue (northeast corner of the rink)
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Click here to view Bryn's TEDx talk on 'Green Buildings are more than brick and mortar'

When: Wednesday, April 26th
Presenter: Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament, North Vancouver & Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Enviornment and Climate Change
Location: BC Showcase, Robson Square 

 When: Wednesday, April 5th
Presenter: Paul Austin, Regional Director, Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Topic: The Challenges of Helping Growing Clean Tech Companies in Canada 
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When: Wednesday, March 1st
The Energy Transition Challenge and Clean Tech Opportunity - Distinguishing Reality from Alternative Facts
Presenter: Walter Cicha, PhD, NRC-IRAP

When: Wednesday, February 8th
Topic: Innovations at the Intersection of Infrastructure
Presenter: Jimmy Jia, CEO, Distributed Energy Management  
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When: Wednesday, January 11th
The President of the UBCIC and the Green Party leader to be recognized for environmental achievements January 11, 2017
The Pacific Energy Innovation Association is pleased to host the NW (Northwest) Energy Coalition January 11, 2017 at the Musqueam Cultural Centre in south Vancouver, where executive director, Nancy Hirsh will present NW Energy Coalition Conservation Eagle awards to Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, and to Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, and Leader of the Green Party of Canada.
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When: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Presenter: Michael Lakeman, Ph.D, Director, Biofuel Technology Strategy & Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Commercial Airplanes 
Topic: Boeing and the Evironment: Sustainable Aviation Fuels

When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Presenter: Graham Finch, RDH Building Science Inc.
Topic: The World's Tallest Wood Building Almost Complete - A Look Inside the Envelope 

When: Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Topic: BC's Climate Leadership Plan - A Review of the Details
Presenter: Fazil Mihlar, Deputy Minister, Climate Leadership, BC Ministry of Environment

PEIA Mission

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