Balancing Pool

Balancing Pool
Balancing Pool

The Balancing Pool exists to facilitate policy implementation to support the functioning of the electricity industry for the benefit of Albertans. The Electric Utilities Act and certain other acts regulations establish the mandate of the Balancing Pool, which is principally to manage certain assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses associated with the ongoing evolution of Alberta’s electric industry.

The Balancing Pool is a proud supporter of Women+Power having experienced the value of diversity and inclusion in its’ own organization and acknowledges the need for increased representation of women at all levels in Alberta’s power industry. The Balancing Pool appreciates the opportunity to be a part of the change that Women+Power is striving for.

To learn more about Balancing Pool, click here.

FortisAlberta

FortisAlberta
FortisAlberta

FortisAlberta delivers safe and reliable electricity service to more than 60 per cent of Alberta’s total electricity distribution network — that’s electricity to more than half a million residential, farm and business customers from across central and southern Alberta. FortisAlberta operates in 240 communities with more than 124,000 kilometres of power lines. As an electricity provider, FortisAlberta builds, maintains and repairs the lines that keep the power on. Their team of more than 1,100 Albertans, including 350 lineworkers, are at your service today and every day, across more than 50 municipal districts and counties.

To learn more about FortisAlberta, click here.

TransAlta

Transalta
Transalta

For well over a century, TransAlta has supplied the electrical power needed to make progress and innovation possible in Alberta and beyond. Today, we own, operate, and develop a diverse fleet of electrical power generation assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia. TransAlta is one of Canada’s largest producers of wind power and Alberta’s largest producer of hydroelectric power. We believe a strong focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I) will drive performance in innovation, improve service to our customers, and positively impact the communities where we all live. Supporting organizations like Women+Power directly aligns with our ED&I values and supports our targets to:

  • achieve 50 per cent female representation on the Board of Directors by 2030
  • achieve 40 per cent female gender balance across all employees by 2030
  • maintain equal pay for women in equivalent roles as men


For the past two years, TransAlta was named in Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index and Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Women Lead Here list.

To learn more, visit www.TransAlta.com.

Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 10,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from more than 60 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee owned. Learn how we are designed to build.

We provide comprehensive services that cover the full life cycle of a project, from initial assessments to Design Engineering, Design Build, EPC Project execution in multiple sectors, finding cost-saving solutions to meet your specific needs. Our services cover multiple markets across the full project lifecycle to bring you and your projects seamless breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. At Burns & McDonnell, we embrace the way our differences enrich the way we see the world, our business and each other. We’re proud of our culture of inclusion and deeply desire to harness the strength of our diversity. We promote, share and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace through various efforts, events and communication platforms. Every employee-owner’s unique story and perspective is valued regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or family background. We identify, first and foremost, as fellow owners. Among our MacCulture Principles is “One Burns & McDonnell: We respect all, are accountable to all and trust in all.”

Burns & McDonnell is proud to be a sponsor of Women + Power. “As an active member in this community, we believe we can continue to jointly develop opportunities to promote increased diversity and inclusion in the Alberta power sector and beyond.” Darcy Wagner, Managing Director

To learn more about Burns & McDonnell, click here.

IPPSA

IPPSA
IPPSA

IPPSA was founded in 1993 as a forum for dialogue among Alberta’s power producers and a proponent of competition in Alberta’s electricity market. IPPSA has more than 100 members, who operate nearly 100% of Alberta’s power supply.

IPPSA is an advocate of competitive market principles and is actively engaged with the provincial government and its agencies in developing policies that promote competitive market outcomes, being driven by the belief that competition rewards innovation, provides new choices and creates a downward pressure on market prices for consumers. IPPSA is involved in the review of legislation, regulations and market rules and has testified before the Alberta Utilities Commission. IPPSA has committed to demonstrating its support of Women+Power in meaningful ways.

To learn more about IPPSA, click here.

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a more than 100-year track record of innovation in sustainable infrastructure. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries by addressing the resilience and reliability of our world’s most important infrastructure assets. Follow us on https://www.bv.com and on social media to learn more.

Black & Veatch’s culture and values transcend differences in age, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation. As a global company having performed projects in more than 100 countries, Black & Veatch values Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and joining Women+Power advances these efforts.

ATCO

ATCO

Founding Sponsor

ATCO

We are thrilled to announce that ATCO has renewed their financial sponsorship for 2022! In addition to renewing their sponsorship commitment, they have also upgraded to a Kilowatt level sponsor. Thank you for your generosity, ATCO!

With approximately 6,200 employees and assets of $22 billion, ATCO is a one-stop provider of integrated energy, housing, transportation and infrastructure solutions. They provide customers with innovative, sustainable solutions in the sectors that are fundamental to global growth and prosperity: housing, real estate, energy, water, transportation and agriculture. From the delivery of efficient and reliable energy for homes, businesses and communities, to affordable temporary and permanent buildings, ATCO builds communities, energizes industries and delivers customer-focused solutions like no other company in the world.

ATCO is proud to be a financial sponsor of Women+Power. Together, we can remove barriers and advance inclusivity and diversity in our sector by empowering women and creating opportunities for support, connection and representation.

To learn more about ATCO, click here.

ENMAX

ENMAX

Founding Sponsor

ENMAX

We are thrilled to announce that ENMAX has renewed their financial sponsorship for 2022! In addition to renewing their sponsorship commitment, they have also upgraded from a Kilowatt level sponsor to a Megawatt level sponsor. Thank you for your generosity, ENMAX!

ENMAX is a diverse electricity and energy services company involved across all areas of the electricity value chain. ENMAX Power Corporation owns and operates transmission and distribution infrastructure in Calgary, and ENMAX Energy Corporation owns various generation facilities throughout Alberta. Through its subsidiaries, ENMAX offers a range of innovative energy solutions to more than 674,800 customers across Alberta including electricity, gas, renewable energy and other services.

ENMAX is proud to be a financial sponsor of Women+Power. Together, we can remove barriers and advance inclusivity and diversity in our sector by empowering women and creating opportunities for support, connection and representation.

To learn more about ENMAX, click here.

DLA Piper

DLA Piper
DLA Piper

A long-time advocate for the inclusion and promotion of women in the legal and business communities, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP supports the fostering of an inclusive environment at all levels within Alberta’s power industry. DLA Piper recognizes that a key factor driving the success of their firm has come from the cultivation of a workplace which values diversity and addresses the underlying causes for gender disparities with an aim to implement strategies that will successfully address these issues. DLA Piper Canada is proud to support organizations like Women+Power whose purpose is to promote the empowerment of women in underrepresented industries.

To learn more about DLA Piper, click here.