April 17, 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?
Allan Fogwill, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Resource Institute (CERI)
Moderated by Lindsay Burns, Marketing Specialist, Heritage Gas
About Lindsay Burns
Lindsay Burns is the Marketing Specialist at Heritage Gas, the Nova Scotia gas distribution utility. Her responsibilities include developing marketing campaigns, managing external communications and optimizing community partnerships. Lindsay has been successfully creating marketing and communications solutions for businesses for over 10 years. Complementary to her marketing role, Lindsay as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and has a keen interest in global energy trends.