Heartland Generation

Heartland Generation
Heartland Generation

Heartland Generation Ltd. is a privately-owned power generation company with 10 generation facilities in Alberta and British Columbia. Heartland Generation provides more than 2,660 MW (gross) of safe and reliable electricity to industrial, commercial and residential customers and is the second largest merchant generator in Alberta. Heartland Generation is actively advancing its clean energy transition with a focus on exploring alternative, carbon neutral fuel sources to power future generations sustainably.

To learn more, visit the Heartland website.

Canadian Renewable Energy Association

Canadian Renewable Energy Association
Canadian Renewable Energy Association

The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) is the voice for wind energy, solar energy and energy storage solutions that will power Canada’s energy future. CanREA’s vision is to ensure wind energy, solar energy and energy storage play a central role in transforming Canada’s energy mix. CanREA works to create the conditions for a modern energy system through stakeholder advocacy and public engagement. Their diverse members are uniquely positioned to deliver clean, low-cost, reliable, flexible and scalable solutions for Canada’s energy needs. CanREA’s mission is to advocate on behalf of the wind energy, solar energy and energy storage industries to benefit Canada’s economy and energy future; to increase stakeholder understanding that renewable electricity and energy storage are clean, low-cost, reliable, flexible and scalable solutions for Canada’s energy needs, and to provide a forum devoted to dialogue, collaboration, stewardship and growth of the industry.

To learn more, visit the CanREA website.

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC)

Alberta Utilities Commission
Alberta Utilities Commission

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency of the province of Alberta. The AUC is responsible to ensure that the delivery of Alberta’s utility service takes place in a manner that is fair, responsible and in the public interest. They regulate investor-owned natural gas, electric and water utilities and certain municipally owned electric utilities to ensure that customers receive safe and reliable service at just and reasonable rates. Staff also respond to customer inquiries and complaints respecting utility matters. In addition, the AUC ensures that electric facilities are built, operated and decommissioned in an efficient and environmentally responsible way. The AUC also provides regulatory oversight of issues related to the development and operation of the wholesale electricity market in Alberta as well as the retail gas and electricity markets in the province. The AUC’s regulatory functions are carried out through both written and oral proceedings and representative groups are encouraged to participate in the process. Participation helps to ensure that the AUC is informed of the issues and that decisions are made in the public interest.

To learn more, visit the AUC website

TC Energy

TC Energy
TC Energy

Delivering the energy people need, every day. TC Energy is more than a pipeline company. With approximately 7,500 people strong, TC Energy is a vital part of modern life. Thanks to a safe, stable network of natural gas and crude oil pipelines, along with nuclear power facilities, wherever life happens – they’re there.

With one of North America’s largest energy infrastructure portfolios, no one powers day-to-day life like TC Energy. They share technical, stakeholder and operating expertise across all of their operations. Their Energy Solutions aim to leverage the size and scale of their energy network and trading platform to be the most trusted and reliable source of carbon-free energy for the North American industrial, oil and natural gas sectors.

To learn more about TC Energy, click here.

CEATI

CEATI
CEATI

The Women In Power collaborative venture is a networking, mentorship, and peer-to-peer support group that spans across the entirety of the CEATI organization. It aims to promote engineering and other technical careers to women in the field, and to share common challenges and strategies for overcoming obstacles as women in a field populated predominantly by men. In order to achieve these goals, the CEATI Women in Power Group offers the following three initiatives: Face-to-face networking at industry-open CEATI events, Women in Power Webinar Series, and a Mentorship Triad Program that connects women at different points in their career. Please visit us at: CEATI – Women in Power Group

WiRE

WiRE
WiRE

Launched in 2013, WiRE forges partnerships with government agencies and a spectrum of renewable energy industry associations, other related networking groups for professional women from across the energy sector, and academic providers. WiRE’s mission is to advance the role and recognition of women working in the energy sector. Inclusive of all renewable energy and clean technologies, WiRE’s programming includes capacity-building field trips, networking meet-ups, an awards recognition program, student bursaries, speed mentoring and more.

To learn more about WiRE, click here.

Equal by 30

Equal by 30
Equal by 30

The Natural Resources Canada-led Equal by 30 campaign, launched in May 2018 under the banner of the international Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), is an international framework that asks companies and governments to endorse principles, then take action in service of a common goal: Make gender equality central to the transition to a clean energy future by promoting equal pay, opportunity and leadership for women. Equal by 30 asks non-profit organizations like Women+Power to endorse principles, and take concrete actions to help close the gender gap. Through this campaign, leadership from across the energy sector is being brought together to galvanize action, and help all players – from private sector companies to governments at all levels – take action together. To learn more about the Equal by 30 Campaign, visit their website: www.equalby30.org.

EHRC

EHRC
EHRC

Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is a non-profit organization supporting the human resources needs of the Canadian electricity and renewable energy sector and is committed to supporting women and gender equity across the electricity sector.

EHRC is the most trusted source of human resources insight, programs, and tools to help the Canadian electricity industry. EHRC has resources to support gender equity, including the Leadership Accord for Gender Diversity, Leadershift: Pathways to Gender Equity and Illuminate Opportunity: Equity in the Workplace.

To learn more about EHRC, visit their website: https://electricityhr.ca/about-us/

Gold Circle PR

Gold Circle PR
Gold Circle PR

Gold Circle PR is a public relations firm supporting mission driven organizations across North America through a roster of specialized services, ranging from media to brand building and image. Gold Circle PR intentionally built their firm around a core belief and value system that supports the business objectives of creators, innovators and visionaries; allowing us to create positive, impactful change together. You can find out more about Gold Circle on their website: https://goldcirclepr.com/

Olivia Jacobs, Founder of Gold Circle PR and a passionate advocate for women and children, proudly supports Women+Power; understanding first-hand the importance of diversity in the workplace and the systemic struggles that women face to get a seat at the boardroom table.

MSA

MSA
MSA

The Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA) is a public agency that protects and promotes the fair, efficient, and openly competitive operation of Alberta’s electricity and retail natural gas markets. The MSA monitors the performance of Alberta’s electricity and natural gas markets to ensure that market participants comply with all applicable electricity and natural gas legislation, the Alberta Reliability Standards, and the Independent System Operator’s rules.

To learn more about MSA, click here.

IPCAA

IPCAA
IPCAA

The Industrial Power Consumers Association of Alberta (IPCAA) is a membership based organization with a mandate to ensure the positive development of the electricity sector in Alberta by taking a leadership role in advocating for a fair, open and efficient marketplace for electricity sales and services in Alberta. IPCAA operates through strategic planning processes, an educated and informed membership, active lobbying with other industry stakeholders before the provincial government, as well as through extensive and comprehensive interventions in relevant regulatory proceedings in front of the Alberta Utilities Commission.

To learn more about IPCAA, click here.

AESO

AESO
AESO

The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) is responsible for ensuring a reliable and affordable power system in Alberta. A not-for-profit organization with no financial investment in the power industry, the AESO operates the market and grid, connects load and generation customers and plans the transmission system on behalf of Albertans. The AESO works closely with industry partners and the government to meet the province’s power needs now and into the future. The opportunity to be a founding sponsor of Women+Power aligns with the AESO’s value of inclusion for women and increasing their representation in the power industry. Their current initiatives expand to the grade school and university levels. With Women+Power, the AESO endeavours to impact women in the power industry, at various stages of their professional careers, to help them thrive.

To learn more about AESO, click here.