October 26-28, 2022, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Session 5.1: Innovation at the grid edge: A Canadian utility perspective on DER integration 

November 19, 2021 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Room 718  

What will the utility of the future look like? This session will offer a deep dive into two case studies of utility-led innovation in DER integration, happening right here in Ontario: Lakeland Holdings’ DER visibility and smart grid optimization solutions enabling paving the way for a net zero smart community in the Town of Parry Sound, and Alectra Utilities’ blockchain-based transactive energy platform providing real-time transparency, tracking, and management of DERs.

Moderator: Sarah Griffiths, Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs, ENEL-X

Panellists: Geri Yin, Head, Grid Innovation, Alectra
Vince Kulchycki, COO, Lakeland Holding Ltd.
Patrick Lo, Senior Manager, Partnerships, Independent Electricity System Operator

 

Sarah Griffiths

Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs
ENEL-X

Geri Yin

Head, Grid Innovation
Alectra Utilities

Vince Kulchycki

Chief Operating Officer
Lakeland Holding Ltd

Patrick Lo

Senior Manager, Partnerships
Independent Electricity System Operator