Atlantica Centre For Energy


Category: Upcoming Events

Sept. 16, Sept. 30 and Oct. 15, 2020 - Webinar Series 

The Atlantica Centre for Energy is partnering with the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council on a three-part webinar series on the Energy Sector and Economic Recovery. 


Exploring our Region’s Energy Future

Wednesday, September 16  (if you missed this, recordings will be available of past sessions)
10:00-11:00 am ADT

Exploring our Region’s Future: Atlantic Canada’s Energy Future. This session will cover the importance of leveraging existing energy assets, costs implications and impacts of clean fuels standards impact, demand-side management, and forecasting demand/supply.
  • Forecasting energy demand and our energy generation mix
  • Balancing the increasing cost of energy (regulations, renewables) with lower emissions
  • The critical role of demand side management and energy efficiency in addressing climate change
  • The continued importance of oil and gas as we transition to a low carbon economy


  • Rachel Samson, Clean Growth Research Director, Canadian Institute for Climate Choices
  • Larry Hughes, Professor, Dalhousie University
  • Charlene Johnson, CEO, NOIA
  • Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics, UNB

Agenda available here




Transformative Energy Technologies in Atlantic Canada

Wednesday, September 30
10:00-11:00 am ADT

Transformative Energy Technologies for Atlantic Canada. This session will explore small modular reactors, smart grid, renewables and potential for hydrogen.

  • Renewables (solar, wind, other renewables)
  • Smart grid and energy storage
  • Nuclear - Small Modular Reactors (SMR)
  • Green fuels – Electric vehicles and hydrogen

Agenda available here




Regional Partnerships and Our Energy Transformation

Thursday, October 15
10:00-11:00 am ADT

Regional Energy Partnerships: Critical to our region’s Energy Transformation. This webinar will look at leveraging our existing energy assets and efforts to work together as a region such as the Atlantic Clean Power Initiative and the former Atlantic Gateway initiative.

  • Leveraging our existing regional energy assets through enhanced regional cooperation
  • An update of the work of the Atlantic Clean Power Planning Committee – transmission investments and enhanced connectivity

Agenda available here



This webinar series is free. However, advance registration is required.

Category: Upcoming Events


C.O.R.E. 2020 Opportunities and Challenges: The Road Ahead

September 22, 23 & 24 - Virtual Conference

The Maritimes Energy Association is hosting C.O.R.E 2020-Opportunities and Challenges: The Road Ahead virtually from Sept. 22 to 24. will include a wide range of topics including what getting to net-zero by 2050 could look like in the Maritimes, the future hydrogen economy and what’s next in renewables, oil and gas, energy demand, regulation and energy policy. More information is available on the conference website and registration is available online.

Category: Upcoming Events

October 2020

If you are interested in the Energy Fundamentals for Leaders program offered through the University of New Brunswick – the next cohort begins in October – contact Atlantica Centre for Energy President Colleen d’Entremont at

The program is designed for professionals, leaders and managers at all career levels who work directly or indirectly in the energy sector. It provides participants with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of complex energy and related industries to help them make informed decisions about energy issues affecting their or their clients' organizations.

For more information or to register, visit the Energy Fundamentals for Leaders webpage.

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