Executive Director, Energy Efficiency and Customer Engagement, NB Power
Michel is the Executive Director of Energy Efficiency and Community Engagement for the New Brunswick Power Corporation. He also a member on the Board of Directors for the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative.
Michel has a broad level of exposure to the utility industry and is focused on the utility sector transformation with a keen view on the evolving energy consumer. He has been actively engaged and is a frequent public speaker at energy conferences across North America focused on a customer centric approach to transformation. He’s presented at Grid Edge as NB Power received an award as a GTM Top 20 Disruptor in the utility industry in 2015.
Michel was the Program Director of the award winning “PowerShift Atlantic” project; focused on collaborative and innovative solutions, engaging customers and leveraging new smart grid – energy storage technologies to better integrate renewables such as intermittent wind in the Maritime Provinces. This was a new experience for customers as they played an active role in renewable integration. NB Power and the project received a number of awards including the Smart Grid Canada “2015 Innovation Award” for Canadian Utilities.
New Brunswick Power is focused on a comprehensive utility transformation strategy working with Siemens on modernizing the grid and offering “value added” solutions for customers.