April 16, 2019 | 2:45–3:30 pm
Emissions and Economic Impacts on Cities and Energy Systems of Urban Transportation Options – This session discusses urban centres long-term choices regarding urban density, passenger transportation and freight transportation. Halifax, Ottawa, Calgary and Yellowknife are the focus of this study to explore the complexity of transportation and energy distribution systems managed by cities across the country. What are the environmental and economic impacts of different transportation technology pathways 1) advanced internal combustion engines, 2) hydrogen-based fuel cells and 3) batteries? Does increased urban density have a significant impact on transportation energy demand? How will local GDP and jobs be impacted?
About Allan Fogwill
Allan Fogwill, President and CEO of Canada Energy Research Institute since 2014. An energy sector executive with over 25 years of experience in both the public and private sector, Mr. Fogwill’s background has focused on economic and market analysis of energy sector issues along with policy development related to energy regulation and efficiency issues. Mr. Fogwill has previously worked for natural gas distribution companies in BC and Ontario and for the Ontario Energy Board dealing with market analysis and the analysis of distribution costs. Prior to assuming his role at CERI, Mr. Fogwill provided regulatory consulting services to local distribution companies in Ontario. Allan has a Master’s degree from Simon Fraser University in Natural Resources Management and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Geography. He has also served as the Chair and CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Canadian Gas Research Institute.