Conference Sponsors for
Energy Storage in Canada: Powering Up

September 18-19, 2018, Toronto


Host Sponsor: SNC Lavalin

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. With offices in over 50 countries, we provide engineering, procurement construction, completions and commissioning services together with a range of sustaining capital services to clients in the power sector. Our pumped storage capabilities are a natural extension of our end-to-end project solutions.

Gigawatt Sponsor:  CSA Group

CSA Group is a leading standards development organization in North America and globally, conducting research and developing standards for a broad range of technologies and functional areas. CSA Group is also a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, and a leader in safety and environmental certification for Canada and the U.S. The CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide. CSA Group's state-of-the-art testing facilities are equipped to test and certify cell and battery packs/modules, stationary energy storage systems and electric transportation batteries to both North American and international energy storage standards. CSA Group technical committees work with other international standards development organizations, including IEC, to develop harmonized standards for batteries and related technologies that better meet the needs of an increasingly global market. For more information about CSA Group, please visit

Gigawatt Sponsor:  EDF Renewables


EDF Renewables Canada, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, is a market leader in renewable energy, with more than 1,600 MW of wind and solar power facilities in service or under development. This portfolio represents over $3.5 billion invested in Canada since 2008. Headquartered in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary, EDF Renewables Canada employs over 100 employees who take an integrated approach to project development covering all aspects from conception to commissioning through to generation and long term operations, while building long-term business relationships with Canadian communities that share our vision of a world powered by renewable energy. EDF Renewables is 100% owned by the EDF Group.

Gigawatt Sponsor:  Toronto Hydro


Toronto Hydro owns and operates an electricity distribution system, which delivers electricity to approximately 758,000 customers located in the city of Toronto. It is the largest municipal electricity distribution company in Canada and distributes approximately 19% of the electricity consumed in the province of Ontario.

Gigawatt Sponsor:  Trade Commissioner Service


The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps companies navigate the complexities of international markets and make better business decisions. The TCS is on the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide. We gain market intelligence, uncover opportunities for Canadian companies and help reduce business costs and risks. The TCS is a free service of the Government of Canada, helping companies to prepare for international markets, assess market potential, find qualified contacts and resolve business problems. Learn more at

Megawatt Sponsor:  Spark Power


Spark Power is a leading independent electrical power services and solutions company serving more than 4,500 industrial, commercial, institutional, renewable and agricultural customers, as well as utility markets including municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals across North America. For more information, visit us at

Megawatt Sponsor:  OPG


Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is the largest and lowest cost, clean power generator in Ontario. With a diverse fleet that includes 66 hydroelectric stations, two nuclear stations and two biomass stations, OPG’s power is 99 per cent free of smog and carbon emissions. OPG provides energy storage solutions that add value to the electricity system and end-use customers, and also operates Canada’s largest and most flexible existing electricity storage asset, the Beck Pumped Storage Facility. The company is also delivering Canada’s largest clean power infrastructure project with the refurbishment of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station, which will provide reliable, safe and environmentally sustainable energy production for current and future generations.

Folder Sponsor:  Torys


Torys LLP is an international business law firm with a dedication to excellence that has resulted in an enviable record of experience in Canada and globally. Teamwork is one of the firm's distinguishing features, reflected in all aspects of how the firm partners with clients and collaborates internally. Long-standing clients choose Torys for its excellent service, expertise and value for lasting partnerships.  

Lanyard Sponsor:  NRStor


NRStor Inc. is a Toronto-based energy storage project developer and owner focused on accelerating the deployment of industry-leading energy storage technologies. NRStor partners with progressive stakeholders and leading technology providers in order to build, own and operate energy storage projects. NRStor developed Canada's first grid connected flywheel facility, is partnered with Opus One Solutions to launch M Power Solutions and bring the Tesla Powerwall to Canada, is working with commercial and industrial customers to lower their energy bills, and is working alongside indigenous communities to develop renewables and storage solutions.

Networking Break Sponsor:  Scovan Engineering


Scovan is a state-of-the-art Canadian engineering firm that specializes in offering innovation and experience for energy related industrial projects by providing engineering, procurement and construction management services. Our collaborative approach and commitment to excellence, combined with a fresh, innovative culture, enables us to leverage the technical expertise necessary to deliver results. Our dynamic company thrives on the opportunity to provide solutions to complex problems with an impressive track record to back up our claims. Scovan is a leader in innovative solutions for the future of our energy sector. Scovan is forward engineering.

Display Sponsor:  DeMarco Allan

DeMarco Allan LLP is a boutique law firm based in Toronto, Canada. We assist private and public sector clients where business, law and policy intersect. We distinguish ourselves by combining legal excellence, interdisciplinary thinking and innovative strategies.

Kilowatt Sponsor:  Ameresco

Ameresco, Inc. is a leading independent provider of comprehensive energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America and the United Kingdom, delivering long-term value through innovative systems, strategies and technologies. Ameresco’s solutions range from upgrades to facility’s energy infrastructure to the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants combined with tailored financial solutions. We work with customers on both sides of the meter to reduce operating expenses, upgrade and maintain facilities, stabilize energy costs, improve occupancy comfort levels, increase energy reliability and enhance the environment.

Kilowatt Sponsor:  Oakville Enterprise Corp.


Oakville Enterprises’ (OEC) operates a family of energy and infrastructure companies. Our firms serve municipalities, telecommunications, electrical distribution, and energy infrastructure businesses throughout Canada and beyond. Customers look to OEC’s 1000+ employees to provide innovative and valued solutions that meet their needs, on time and budget. OEC specializes in providing integrated services that include utility engineering, asset management, utility locates, fibre network design, GIS mobile and aerial mapping, GIS management, commercial energy generation/storage, electricity distribution and more. Visit our website at for additional information.

Kilowatt Sponsor:  Power Advisory