Rachel Kyte, SEforALL’s Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, will be speaking on energy, infrastructure and sustainable development at the Toronto Global Forum on Tuesday, 13 September.

 

Kyte will be the introductory speaker in a session on ‘The Power of Distributed Energy Resources’, which will examine the way that information technologies integrated into the so-called smart power grid can increase the efficiency and reliability of the power system, reduce costs, and draw on increasing levels of renewable sources.

 

The Toronto Global Forum is an international conference fostering dialogue on national and global issues, held under the auspices of the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA) The theme of this year’s Forum, from 12-14 September, is ‘Leading in Uncertain Times’.

 

Panel

 

The Power of Distributed Energy Resources

 

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 13

 

Moderator: Michael Lyle, Vice-President, Planning, Law and Aboriginal Relations, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

 

Introduction: Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL); and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All

 

Speakers:

Susan Kennedy, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Frank Demaille, President and Chief Executive Officer, ENGIE North America

Jatin Nathwani, Ontario Research Chair and Executive Director, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy

 

For more information, please visit http://forum-americas.org/toronto.