Infrastructure Repairs and Upgrades: Managing Cost and Reliability

April 5, 2017 2:30pm

Andres Mand
Manager, Regulations Consumer Protection & Industry Performance Division
Ontario Energy Board

Brett Smith
Manager, Distribution and Grid Modernization, Strategic, Network and Agency Policy Division
Ministry of Energy, Government of Ontario

Matthew McGrath
Supervisor, Maintenance & Reliability Planning
Hydro Ottawa


Sandy Thompson
Managing Principal
SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.

  • How do utilities square reliability issues with the need to invest in aging electricity infrastructure?
  • How could potential privatization play into this conversation, and what are potential impacts?
  • What will this mean for prices and rates?