Straight Talk on Energy Challenges – Canada, USA, World

Tuesday, April 7, 7:30pm


Location: London Pub, 9724 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 1V8

Fee: $15 plus a small Eventbrite processing fee



powerlineWe will discuss energy policy challenges and the lessons learned from Ontario’s experience.

The presentation is one hour followed by a question and answer period and will provide information from OSPE’s energy advocacy studies, including:

  • 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

paul acchioneOur esteemed presenter is Paul M. Acchione, M. Eng., P. Eng. Paul has a BASc and M.Eng. degrees 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.   Paul has over 43 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 and Data Analysis Corporation. Paul was the 2013-14 President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and is currently its 2014-15 Past Chair and Past CEO.

Its Wings Night at the Pub and with the purchase of a beverage, the Chapter will buy you a pound of Chicken Wings. Networking and socializing encouraged.

Guests of engineers are also welcomed.

For more information, please contact:

Rick Vender, P.Eng.,
Program Director
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