The Energy Roundtable: The impact of COVID-19 on Power & Utilities

13 July 2020


According to the International Energy Agency, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to the largest decline of global energy investment in history, with potentially serious implications for energy security and clean energy transitions. The dramatic drop in energy demand has left companies with the complex task of developing contingency plans for coping with the turmoil whilst positioning themselves take advantage of opportunities once the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us.

On July 8 Gowling WLG & The Energy Roundtable hosted a virtual event on Power & Utilities for a high powered discussion of the changes brought about by COVID-19 and the implications for power and utility markets in Canada.


  • Mark Poweska, President & CEO, Hydro One
  • Cynthia Hansen, EVP & President, Gas Distribution and Storage, Enbridge
  • Hari Suthan, Chief Strategic Growth & Policy Officer, Opus One Solutions


  • Thomas Timmins, Leader of the Energy Sector group, Gowling WLG

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