Ontario’s Energy Dilemma: Reducing Emissions at an Affordable Cost

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 7:30pm Sharp


Location: Yummy Grill Restaurant, 531 Atkinson Ave., Thornhill, Ontario

Fee: $15/pp includes refreshments

Registration: https://peoyork2017reducingemissions.eventbrite.com

energyinfographThis OSPE presentation discusses the challenges we face to reduce emissions across the economy and the opportunities to leverage a low emission electrical system to facilitate carbon emission reductions in other sectors like transportation, buildings and industry.

Our presenter will discuss:

• Power System Carbon Dioxide Emissions
• Power System Supply and Demand
• Marginal Cost of Zero Emission Production
• Availability of Surplus Zero Emission Electricity
• Policy Barriers to Productive Use of Surplus Zero Emission Electricity
• Case Studies

Our Presenter is Paul Acchione, M.Eng., P.Eng., FCAE


Paul is a member of PEIO York Chapter and a frequent presnter. He has a B.A.Sc. and M.Eng. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Paul is a member of ASME, ANS, IEEE and ISA and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Paul has over 45 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.


The price of the event is $15 per person and some refreshments will be provided. Friends are welcome and networking encouraged!

For other Chapter events, please review the calendar at www.peoyork.com

Rick Vender, P.Eng.
Program Director – PEO York Chapter
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