June 15, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Paul N. Acchione, Past President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, will be presenting “Electricity – Displacing Fossil Fuels in Other Sectors”.
Speaker: Paul N. Acchione
Past President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE)
Management Consultant at Market Intelligence & Date Analysis Corporation
Day & Time: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
A light supper will be served 6:00-6:15
Location: Room BA 4287
Bahen Centre for Information Technology (BA)
40 St. George Street
Toronto M5S 2E4
University of Toronto – St. George Campus
Organizer: Toronto – IEEE Industry Applications and Power Electronics Joint Chapter
Contact: Gail, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All IEEE members and non-members are welcome to participate with no admission charge.
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Abstract: The seminar discusses which combination of electricity prices and carbon prices are needed to enable electricity to displace fossil fuels in other sectors.
· Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ontario’s Electricity Sector
· Electricity versus Natural Gas for Home Heating/AC
· Electricity versus Gasoline for Transportation
· Ontario’s Surplus Carbon-Free Electricity
· Potential for Fossil Fuel Displacement by Electricity
· Energy Policy Implications
Biography: Paul has a B.A.Sc. and M.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Paul is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario and is a member of ASME, ANS, IEEE and ISA and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Paul has over 44 years of engineering and management experience in the power generation industry. He worked for 31 years with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its predecessor companies. Paul was the 2013-14 President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and is a volunteer with OSPE’s Energy Task Force. Paul is a Management Consultant at Market Intelligence & Data Analysis Corporation.