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2015  |  Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award

The Energy Council of Canada is very pleased to announce
the recipient of the
2015 Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award


Mr. Michael Cleland 

2015 CEPY Press Release
2015 Canadian Energy Person Address
2015 CEPY Report

 


The Energy Council of Canada’s Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award was established in 2001. The award pays tribute to a Canadian energy leader who has made a significant impact at the national and international levels with the energy sector. Fifteen recipients have been so honoured to date, including Rick George, Pat Daniel, Charlie Fischer, Eric Newell, and Stephen Snyder. The Energy Council of Canada has selected Mr. Michael Cleland as the 2015 recipient based on his impact across the Canadian energy industry and its related sectors. Guest speakers for the evening included:

  • The Honourable James Carr, Minister, Natural Resources Canada - Speech Available HERE
  • The Honourable Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister, Alberta Department of Energy- Speech Available HERE
  • Michael Harcourt, Chair, QUEST
  • Al Monaco, President & CEO, Enbridge
  • Marie-José Nadeau, Chair, World Energy Council - Speech Available HERE
  • Michael Cleland, 2015 Canadian Energy Person of the Year - Speech Available HERE

 


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The Energy Council of Canada’s Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award proudly recognizes and pays tribute to a Canadian energy leader who has made a significant impact at the national and international levels with the energy sector.  The award recognizes the recipient’s remarkable accomplishments in the business and government sectors and in the community at large. Their forward thinking and innovative spirit enable these leaders to advance the Canadian energy sector and Canada’s role in the world energy market.  Fifteen Canadian energy leaders have received this award since 2001.
 
2015 Award Highlights Four Outstanding Energy Leadership Themes
The Energy Council of Canada is very pleased to announce Mr. Michael Cleland as the 2015 recipient.  This year’s award will profile Mr. Cleland’s achievements under four themes:  executive leadership in the public and private sectors, including serving as President and CEO of the Canadian Gas Association; strategic development of Canada’s energy resources, including formation of the Energy Dialogue Group to encourage the establishment of a national energy framework for Canada; advancing energy sustainability, championing an approach based on the integration of energy systems and emphasizing efficient energy end-use; and, supporting organizations in the community and the energy sector.  

 


 

2014  |  Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award GALA
Thursday, November 6   |   Sheraton Centre Toronto
 

2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year

Anthony Haines
President and Chief Executive Officer
Toronto Hydro Corporation


The Energy Council of Canada (ECC) is pleased to announce Anthony Haines, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation, as the 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year.

The Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award was first awarded in 2001 to recognize and pay tribute to a Canadian energy leader who has made a significant impact at the national and international levels with the energy sector. Mr. Haines was nominated by the City of Toronto’s City Manager, Joseph Pennachetti, in recognition of Mr. Haines’ fundamental leadership of the city’s electricity utility, which delivers electricity to approximately 733,000 customers located in the City of Toronto.

Nominations for the Canadian Energy Person of the Year award are based upon the nominee’s remarkable accomplishments in the business or government sector and in the community at large.

Mr. Haines is being acknowledged for his dynamic vision regarding long-term priorities, to ensure Toronto Hydro, along with other provincial electricity suppliers, is able to meet the reliability needs of future demand, as well as delivering cost-effective programs for residential and small business customers and the development of energy supply from renewable and other low-carbon sources. Mr. Haines leadership during the 2013 ice storm was demonstrated by his success in delivering transparent and effective communication throughout the crisis.  In making this award, the ECC is also pleased to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and contributions of the men and women at local utilities who provide reliable power day in and day out.

As the Canadian Energy Person of the Year, Mr. Haines will serve as an ambassador of Canada’s energy sector, demonstrating a clear vision and commitment to fostering the sustainable use and development of energy for the benefit of all.
 
A foremost characteristic for the nominee is their strong sense of social responsibility and belief in giving back to the community. Their focus upon environmental and social issues, and economic development should be evident. Their forward thinking and innovative spirit see these leaders promote the Canadian energy sector and Canada’s role in the world energy market.
 
The award will be presented at the 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year Celebration event, being held November 6, 2014, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto.

Evening Program includes: 
5:00 PM: Registration- Grand Foyer
5:30 PM: General Reception-- Grand Foyer
6:30 PM: Dinner & Awards Program Commences- Grand Ballroom
8:30 PM: 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year Address- Grand Ballroom

Through their forward thinking and innovative spirit, these leaders promote the Canadian energy sector and Canada’s role as a major player in the world energy market.  The Canadian Energy Person of the Year is nominated for this prestigious annual award based on their remarkable accomplishments in the energy business or government sectors, as well as the community at large.  One of their foremost characteristics is their strong sense of social responsibility and belief in giving back to the community by focusing on environmental and social issues and economic development.

CEPY 2014 News Release
 

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