Atlantica Centre For Energy


Category: Upcoming Events

May 20, 2020

This third free webinar in the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council’s series on the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Atlantic Canada on May 20 at 10 a.m. will assess the effects on businesses, labour and investment.

APEC’s research staff will highlight key findings from Statistics Canada’s surveys and APEC’s Major Projects Inventory. Leaders in the region’s construction industry will describe the effects on the ground for labour, business and investment activity.

David Chaundy, APEC President & CEO, will lead a discussion with panelists on what the recovery may look like. The webinar will include time for Q&A.

This is a free event, but registration is required.


Category: Upcoming Events

May 21 & May 26, 2020

A two-part webinar series hosted by Marine Renewables Canada and partners

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our economy with many businesses across Canada faced with revenue loss, closures, and ongoing uncertainty. As the dialogue evolves from relief to recovery, Atlantic Canada has an important opportunity to build back better by focusing on projects and initiatives that create jobs while contributing to a diversified, resilient and low-carbon economy. The Atlantic region has many unique and untapped opportunities in renewable energy, clean technology, ocean technology, electricity infrastructure, and sustainable buildings that could spur economic development and ensure a long-term resilient future for the region.

Join organizations from across Atlantic Canada for a conversation about their big green ideas for a resilient recovery in the region. Speakers will highlight key projects and opportunities, the benefits, and what’s needed to make them a reality.

Thursday, May 21 at 2PM ADT

Host & moderator: Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

  • Clean economy – Scott Skinner, President & CEO, Clean Foundation
  • Bioresources – Rod Badcock, Executive Director, Nova Scotia Innovation Hub
  • Smart grids & energy storage – Greg Robart, CEO, Smart Grid Innovation Network
  • Cleantech in oil & gas – Kieran Hanley, Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA)
  • Marine renewable energy – Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

Tuesday, May 26 at 2PM ADT

Host & moderator: Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

  • Solar energy – Lyle Goldberg, Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)
  • Green buildings – Lara Ryan, Regional Director, Atlantic Chapter of Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)
  • Energy efficiency – Jennifer Tuck, CEO, The Maritimes Energy Association
  • Ocean technology – Gordon Gale, Executive Director, Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia
  • Nuclear energy – Colleen D’Entremont, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy 

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Category: Upcoming Events

energy3: Canada's Energy Conference

October 2020 - Date TBD - Halifax Convention Centre - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Marine Renewables Canada, The Maritimes Energy Association, and the Offshore Energy Research Association are proud to be partnering on a unique, all-energy event for the first time – energy3: Canada’s Energy Conference.

energy3 is a three-day conference and trade exhibition focused on Canada’s energy industry, putting the spotlight on our strengths, challenges and opportunities. Canada has abundant energy resources – many of them largely untapped. As the world moves towards a low carbon economy, Canada’s energy sector can play a significant leadership role. A strategic effort in balancing traditional energy resource development with established and emerging renewable energy sources, along with adoption of clean technologies across the sector, can lead to both economic and environmental benefits for Canadians.

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