2016 Presentations

Day 1

Making Renewables Procurement Work in Alberta’s Energy Only Market

Mike Law, VP Renewables Development & Sustainability, AESO


The Art of the Possible – Renewable Energy in Alberta

Paula McGarrigle, Managing Director,  SOLAS Energy Consulting Inc.


Two charts on price volatility and coal retirements

Kris Aksomitis, Director, Power Advisory


Understanding the Approvals Process for New Renewables Projects

Wade Vienneau, Executive Director – Facilities, Alberta Utilities Commission


Joint Case Study: Financing Blackspring Ridge Wind Farm

Cory Basil, Vice President, Development, EDF EN Canada

Matthew Mendes, Senior Manager of Financial Partnerships, Enbridge


Analysing New Opportunities for Large-Scale Wind in Alberta and Saskatchewan

David Hickey, Vice president of Wind Power and Renewables, Siemens Canada


Comparing Financing Concepts from Other Jurisdictions: Lessons Learned from PJM and Ontario

Murray Eastwood, Senior Director, CIT Energy and Infrastructure


Building a Successful Platform for Renewables in an Energy-Only and Capacity Market

Craig Glazer, Vice President, Federal Government Policy, PJM Interconnection


Next Generation Technology and its Role in Securing Long-Term Financing

Hassan Shahriar, Senior Commercial Manager, ENERCON Canada


Day 2

Developing Finance Models for Utility-Scale Solar Projects in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Mark Burgert, President, Solar Krafte Utilities


Panel Opener – Financing Utility Scale Solar in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Martin Pochtaruk, President, Heliene and Partner, Isla Power Inc.


Keynote: Moving to 50% Renewables for Saskatchewan

Guy Bruce, Vice-President, Planning, Environment and Sustainable Development, SaskPower


Key Updates on Environmental Approvals and Regulatory Guidelines for Renewables

Erika Ritchie, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection and Audit Division, Government of Saskatchewan


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