Successful partnerships between Indigenous, rural or remote communities and renewable energy or energy storage companies are essential to the future of the energy transition in Canada. This session will explore the opportunities represented by these partnerships, the readiness of communities and companies to partner in the development of local projects, and illustrate how such projects can support community goals, such as achieving greater energy independence and reducing environmental and carbon footprints.
Moderator:Alexandra Thomson, Program Manager, Indigenous Clean Energy
Speaker: Jay Massie, Vice President, Northern Development & Indigenous Relations, ATCO
Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation