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    WaterPower Canada Launches Industry's Premier National Annual Event: The Virtual 2021 Canadian Waterpower Week

  • Jun 15, 2021

    WaterPower Canada announced its annual Canadian Waterpower Week will be held virtually from October 6 to 8, 2021. The Conference will explore hydropower's evolving role in our clean-energy mix as we build toward net-zero emissions in Canada.

    More than 400 industry stakeholders, representing Canada, U.S. and abroad, will navigate the key issues and opportunities facing the sector. Over three days of programming, attendees will gain exclusive insights and network with key industry stakeholders, including decision-makers from hydropower generators, senior executives, supply chain experts, and representatives from government, academia and think tanks.

    "The next 10 years are critical to advance the projects and investments that will be needed to achieve Canada's Paris Agreement climate targets, and to build toward net zero from there," said Patrick Bateman, Interim President, WaterPower Canada. "This Conference for Canada's original and largest clean and renewable energy industry will explore the major competitive advantages that hydropower presents as we phase out coal, increase clean power production, and advance electrification and green hydrogen. Join us at this milestone event. It will be an unparalleled opportunity to navigate this path together."

    WaterPower Canada is thrilled to have the support of Canada's leading hydroelectricity producers and developers including BC Hydro, Hydro-Québec, Manitoba Hydro, Ontario Power Generation, TC Energy and Evolugen, and major manufacturing, engineering, and construction companies such as Andritz Hydro Canada, BBA, GE Renewable Energy, Kiewit, SNC-Lavalin, Barnard, HATCH, CIMA+, and marketing agency 3flow communications, in the delivery of the event. Find out how you can raise your company's profile at the conference and show support for the industry.

    Industry experts and thought leaders are invited to express their interest to speak at the event here.

    Visit the brand-new conference website to learn more and take advantage of early-bird registration by June 30, 2021, to save!

    SOURCE: WaterPower Canada

  • Industry News

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    Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is announcing it will work together with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to deploy a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) at the Darlington new nuclear site, the only site in Canada currently licensed for a new nuclear build. Leveraging a strong Ontario-based supply chain, this clean energy project will create jobs across the province and cement Durham Region's position as the clean energy capital of Ontario.

  • Keeping Current

    IDEA, The Industry Data Exchange Association, announces that Grace Technologies is syndicating its digital product content through IDEA Connector, providing trading partners with the most accurate and timely product data and marketing content.

    Grace Technologies is dedicated to making business easier for their customers. By syndicating through IDEA Connector, the manufacturer will have the ability to provide the most accurate, timely product data and marketing content to their trading partners. This minimizes order errors and returns.

    Authorized distributors will have real-time access to the product information they need to market and sell to their customers, and they can be confident that information is accurate and validated against industry standards.

    DELTA TRANSFORMERS announces the appointment of Mario Mongrain as National Sales Manager.

    With nearly 15 years of experience at Delta Transformer, Mario has held various positions and has risen through the ranks brilliantly. With his determination and his methodical and rational mind, Mario will undoubtedly be able to meet the new challenges that await him.

    Mario can be reached on his cell at 514.923.1878 or e-mail mario.mongrain@delta.xfo.com.

    TECHSPAN INDUSTRIES INC. President, Sean Dunnigan, announces the promotion of Anthony Zellermeyer to the position of Vice President Marketing – Electrical Division, effective immediately. Anthony had previously worked as Techspan’s National Marketing Manager.

    Anthony has been with Techspan since 2018. Altogether he has more than 18 years of experience as a marketing professional in the electrical industry.

    Anthony can be reached at Anthony.Zellermeyer@techspan.ca.

    www.techspan.ca

    MITSUBISHI POWER has appointed William A. “Bill” Newsom, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. effective December 1, 2021.

    A 28-year power sector veteran, William has served in leadership roles at Mitsubishi Power for almost 18 years, most recently as Executive Vice President of New Generation Systems, which includes new turbomachinery and the company’s development of the hydrogen value chain. As President and CEO, William will focus on the company’s continued market leadership in new sales and servicing of power generation and energy storage solutions.

  • Product Showcase

    Rittal, a global manufacturer of industrial and IT enclosures, introduces the new Perforex MT 2201 automated milling terminal that enables accelerated throughput for enclosure modifications.
     

    Greenlee, part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, introduces the Pull Assist, a new industry-first puller accessory that increases the ease of completing pulls and helps by giving trade professionals the option to make their pull hands-free and consistent. This allows users to stay out of the danger zone while increasing productivity and decreasing strain and fatigue.

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