See below for a webinar announcement from OSEA, the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association.  The webinar panel includes John Hawkes, President and CEO of Angus Power and Chair of the Canadian Biogas Association:

OSEA Long-Term Energy Plan Webinar Series

Increasing Sustainable Energy in the Long-Term Energy Plan – Part 2

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm (EST)
Cost: $29.95 (Free for OSEA members)
Student rate available, contact:


This is the second part of our discussion on the expanding role of sustainable energy in Ontario.

These webinars feed on-going deliberations with the Ministry of Energy as it interprets the results of its formal consultation on the Long-Term Energy Plan. Our ideas will help shape our future energy system. We want to hear from you!  Join OSEA and a panel of distinguished sector leaders as we discuss the status quo and the development of a collaborative vision for a cheaper, firm portfolio of sustainable energy to heat, cool, power and move Ontario into prosperity.


  • Robert Hornung, President, Canadian Wind Energy Association
  • John Gorman, Executive Director, Canadian Solar Industry Association
  • John Hawkes, Chair, Canadian Biogas Association, President & CEO, Angus Power
  • Søren Hermansen, Director, Samso Energy Academy
  • Dawn Lambe, Project Manager, Biomass Innovation Centre
  • Jan Buijk, President & CEO, European Power Systems Ltd.


Questions that will be addressed include:

  • Can we expand the energy portfolio and what should be in it?
  • Will more sustainable energy increase reliability and energy security?
  • How can we deliver maximum value through well-managed costs?
  • What should the role of municipalities, community groups and First Nations be in the energy system going forward?
  • Should we be locking into particular options?
  • How can we influence the current political decision-making process?


Audience:  Manufacturers, developers (on-grid, micro-grid and off-grid), labour, all political parties, municipalities, industry associations, government employees related to the sector, boards of education, students, conservation, CHP, storage, nuclear, gas and renewable energy stakeholders and advocates.