JSGS Public Lecture ~ Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Canada through Electrification of Energy Services

University of Regina University of Saskatchewan Video Conference

Featuring: Mr. Allan Fogwill, President and CEO, Canadian Energy Research Institute

Canada is to undertake efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 to meet or exceed Paris agreement commitments. Canada’s 2050 reduction targets are set at 80 percent below 2005 levels. Achieving these emissions reduction goals require transformational changes in the  way we procure and consume energy. Electricity as an energy carrier has a pivotal role in achieving economy-wide emissions reductions.  This study assesses energy system, environmental, and economic implications of transforming energy end-use conversion technology mix into one dominated by electricity in the residential, commercial,
and passenger road transportation sectors of the 10 Canadian provinces.

Allan Fogwill joined the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) in November 2014 as President and CEO. An energy sector executive with over 25-years’ experience in both the public and private sector, Mr. Fogwill’s background has focused on economic and market analysis of energy sector issues along with policy development related to energy regulation and efficiency issues. Mr. Fogwill has previously worked for natural gas distribution companies in BC and Ontario and for the Ontario Energy Board dealing with market analysis and the analysis of distribution costs. Prior to assuming his role at CERI, Mr. Fogwill provided regulatory consulting services to local distribution companies in Ontario.

Event Details

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Time:
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Regina: Room 210, 2 Research Drive, University of Regina / Saskatoon: Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Centre Canada, University of Saskatchewan
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Karen Jaster-Laforge