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Episode 068: Dispatches from COP27 #3: Powering Net Zero Panel

Recorded at Canada Pavilion at the United Nations Climate Conference, COP27, at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on Energy Day, November 15, 2022, episode 68 features a panel discussion, “Powering Net Zero:…

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Recorded at Canada Pavilion at the United Nations Climate Conference, COP27, at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on Energy Day, November 15, 2022, episode 68 features a panel discussion, “Powering Net Zero: Achieving Deep Decarbonization with Canada’s Clean Electricity Advantage.” Organized under the banner off Electricity Alliance Canada, the panel featured intro remarks by Catherine Stewart, Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change, and a conversation with Guy Lonechild from First Nations Power Authority, Manitoba Hydro’s Jay Grewal, Kerry O’Reilly Wilks from TransAlta, Gary Rose from Ontario Power Generation and Capital Power’s Brian Vaasjo.

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Episode 067: Dispatches from COP27 #2: Hot take with Michael Powell

Recorded in the delegate zone of the United Nations Climate Conference, COP27, at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on November 15, 2002, episode 67 features a conversation with Electricity Canada’s Vice-president of…

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Recorded in the delegate zone of the United Nations Climate Conference, COP27, at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on November 15, 2002, episode 67 features a conversation with Electricity Canada’s Vice-president of Government Relations, Michael Powell. Following a week at COP27, Michael talks about what it’s like to attend the UN Climate Conference, how the experience is different this year due to the location of the event, the different experiences at the event for negotiators versus the majority of attendees at the pavilions, who we get to meet and work with, and how the discussions here connect to politics and policy back home. I even get a book recommendation from Michael to add to the Flux capacitor Book Club list.

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Episode 066: Dispatches from COP27 with Capital Power’s Brian Vassjo

Recorded in the delegate zone of the United Nations Climate Conference, COP27, at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt in mid-November 2022, episode 66 features a conversation with Capital Power President and Chief…

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Recorded in the delegate zone of the United Nations Climate Conference, COP27, at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt in mid-November 2022, episode 66 features a conversation with Capital Power President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Vassjo. In a wide-ranging conversation we discuss the phase-out of coal electricity generation in Alberta, capturing carbon and producing carbon nano tubes, Capital Power’s shift to decarbonization, and new incentives for innovative generation in the United States, with its Inflation Reduction Act, and in Canada, with new Investment Tax Credits announced in the Fall Economic Statement. Brian also shares his perspectives and impressions of the UN Climate Conference. And we close with a book recommendation to add to the Flux Capacitor Book Club list.

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Our host Francis Bradley

Francis Bradley is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Electricity Canada. In 2019, he created and continues to host “The Flux Capacitor” podcast, featuring discussions about the future of electricity with CEOs, regulators, political figures, and leaders from civil society.

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