Past Event: AmCham Business After Hours presents “The New Frontier for Power Generation’
When: October 11, 2016
Where: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Edmonton, Alberta
5:30 to 8 pm – Join us as we welcome special guest speaker Mr. Brian Vaasjo, President & CEO of Capital Power as he discusses the evolution the market opportunity for sustainable and affordable energy beyond our borders. In a dynamic industry with a balance of opportunities along with public policy, Mr. Vaasjo will elaborate on a snapshot of Alberta’s carbon policy as it relates to energy, in-bound technology impact, and political considerations and risks for U.S./CA business.
Brian Vaasjo, President and Chief Executive Officer
Brian Vaasjo is the President and CEO of Capital Power and has been since the company’s initial public offering in July 2009. Under his leadership, Capital Power has become Alberta’s leading developer of new power generation and has successfully acquired and developed new renewable power projects in BC, Ontario, and the United States. Brian possesses over 35 years of industry experience, which includes time as Executive Vice President of EPCOR and as President of EPCOR’s Energy Division. At EPCOR, he was responsible for regional power generation (including clean coal initiatives), water operations and the growth of EPCOR‘s competitive power and water businesses across North America, as well as development and acquisition. He also was with the Enbridge Group of Companies for 19 years, during which time he played a substantial role in acquisitions, developments, and public offerings.