June 24, 2020 | Research
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and industries across the globe have had to make significant changes to how they operate. Organizations across Ontario’s electricity are no exception, continuing to operate as essential services while ensuring the health and safety of employees—this includes generators, locality utilities and consumers. On the latest episode of the podcast, we spoke with Mike Crawley, CEO of Northland Power, Jim Hogan, President and CEO of Entegrus and Mark Schembri, Vice President of Supermarket Systems and Store Maintenance at Loblaw Companies Ltd. to better understand how they’ve been navigating their operations throughout the pandemic and what the future holds for their organizations in a post-pandemic era. We also sit down with Chuck Farmer, the IESO’s Senior Director of Power System Planning to learn more about the impact the pandemic has had on electricity demand in Ontario and the future outlook for the province.