Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Guest Speaker: Engineering & Policy Challenges with Ontario’s Electricity System:

Mon, Jan 23, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

ISA Hamilton is pleased to announce that Paul Acchione, M.Eng, P.Eng, FACE will presenting the following talk on Ontario’s electricity system at our dinner meeting:

Straight Talk on Energy Challenges – Canada, USA, World – discusses energy policy challenges and the lessons learned from Ontario’s experience.  The presentation includes:

power-grid–Some inconvenient energy facts
–Policy challenges
–Current energy demand – Canada, Ontario, USA, World
–Current electricity demand – Canada, Ontario, USA, World
–Cost of various generation technologies in Ontario
–Case study – Ontario’s grid
–Lessons learned from Ontario’s experience

6:00pm – light dinner
6:30pm – guest speaker

Free, but RSVP requested. Please RSVP by Jan 18 to program@isahamilton.com

About the Speaker

paulachione_guest-speaker has a B.A.Sc. and M.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto.  Paul is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario and is a member of ASME, ANS, IEEE and ISA and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.   Paul has over 44 years of engineering and management experience in the power generation industry.  He worked for 31 years with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its predecessor companies.  He is now a Management Consultant at Market Intelligence & Data Analysis Corporation and was the 2013-14 President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE).  Paul is currently a member of OSPE’s Energy Task Force and CSA Group’s Advisory Council on Renewable Energy.


Mon, Jan 23, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Category:


ISA Hamilton
View Organizer Website


McMaster University – Engineering Technology Building (ETB) – Room ETB/235
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S4L8 Canada
+ Google Map

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes