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Building Partnerships: The Future for Renewable Energy Growth in Yukon

January 29, 2020 - January 30, 2020

The next phase of renewable energy is the topic of an upcoming conference organized by the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce and Yukon First Nations Chamber of Commerce, along with NextEra.  Morrison Hershfield will contribute with other experts from across the North to share knowledge and build relationships that will grow the future of renewable energy in Yukon.

Presentation: Overview of Energy in the Yukon- Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 2:40 pm

In order to determine the future of renewable energy, we must understand the current energy system and usage. Morrison Hershfield’s Forest Pearson will share an overview of the Yukon’s electrical infrastructure, usage and trends, capacity, users and on-grid system loads. Find out about the total energy opportunity and the territory’s lofty goals for clean energy in the future.

Presented by: Forest Pearson, P.Eng., Senior Geological Engineer

Roundtable: What could a Yukon sustainable energy system look like?- Wednesday, Jan 29 at 3:45

Forest Pearson will participate in this provocative discussion alongside other professionals from the energy industry.

Panel: “Project Experience” – Partnerships from a First Nation’s perspective – Thursday, January 30 at 9:10 am

Don McCallum, Vice President of Environmental at Morrison Hershfield will moderate this panel of experts who will discuss energy projects in First Nations communities.




Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce
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Coast High Country Inn
1650 Argyle St
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1H1 Canada
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