Smart Energy International polled executives from the Canadian Electricity Association and Measurement Canada, to get their views on the state of play in the industry in that country. In this issue we cover the responses from the CEA; we will feature those from Measurement Canada in the June 2003 issue.
MI: Please give us a brief overview of the Canadian ESI.
In Smart Energy International issue 1/2003 we featured the responses of the Canadian Electricity Association to a series of questions regarding the electricity industry in the country, and in particular the situation regarding metering and measurement. Now it is the turn of Canada’s regulatory body Measurement Canada to respond.
MI: What are the responsibilities of Measurement Canada?
The first public-private partnership project in the hydropower sector in Canada houses a brand new underground powerhouse built to minimise the environmental footprint and offer higher safety in case of a seismic event.