POLLING: Panel

Demand Side Management and How the Evolution of Distribution Systems will Disrupt Distribution

October 6, 2021 2:45pm

Jesse Row
Executive Director
Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance

Jeanie Chin
Supervising Engineer, HVDC & FACTS
ATCO

Tonja Leach
Executive Director
QUEST

Jennifer Lefevre
Manager, Grid Innovation
ENMAX Power

Moderator:

Jana Mosley
President
ENMAX Power

A look at how distribution systems will change over the next several decades given rapid technology changes that are expected – in particular with distributed generation, EVs and smart grid technologies.

  • How new technologies will disrupt the traditional utility model – batteries, solar, micro grid
  • New developments in grid innovation and distributed energy management technologies
  • Exploring barriers to innovation through the Innovation Sandbox Project and why the project is needed in Canada
  • The future of DSM and what it would look like