State of the Market
January 25, 2024 10:00 am
- January 25, 2024 11:00 am
2023 was a tumultuous year in Canada’s renewable energy market. There was instability and uncertainty in Alberta and encouragement and opportunities in other provinces. But what did it all shake out to? Could it be the second-biggest year for PPA volume? Let our experts give you the capsule review of the year that was and listen in to their prognostications of the year to come.
Senior Strategy Advisor, Prairie Sky Strategy
Benjamin Thibault is a policy and regulatory expert with over a decade of strategy, advocacy and implementation experience related to climate, electricity and renewable energy policy. As electricity program director with the Pembina Institute, he led a successful multi-stakeholder campaign to phase-out coal while proposing pragmatic policies and programs to promote renewable energy in Alberta. He served as the senior policy advisor on electricity and climate change to the former premier of Alberta and her cabinet, managing the 2016-2019 implementation of the Climate Leadership Plan. He currently acts as a consultant and advisor on a variety of renewable energy and cleantech policy and market intelligence initiatives.
Program Manager, BRC-Canada
Carson is a senior analyst with BRC-Canada. He previously worked at Morningstar Sustainalytics, focused on leveraging technology to support the growth of green bond second-party opinions and corporate ESG services. He also has experience in process optimization and mechanical design engineering across various sectors.
Margret is an analyst with BRC-Canada. She recently completed her master's degree in sustainable energy development from the University of Calgary. As a graduate student, she worked with the Government of the Northwest Territories to formulate a climate adaptation inventory focusing on strengthening the territory's energy and transportation system.