The ocean provides various methods of renewable energy, from wind power to the use of ocean currents to drive underwater turbines. Over the years, Vancouver Island has attempted to harness these sources of renewable energy locally.
Join a panel of experts at The State of the Island Economic Summit to learn more about how marine renewable energy is being utilized on the Island and what sectors need improvement.
- Brad Buckham, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and a member of the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems,University of Victoria
- Voytek Klaptocz, Managing Director and Co-Founder, MAVI Innovations
- Mark Langevin, President, NFE Manufacturing Inc.
- Moderator Naomi Tabata, Manager, Centre for Applied Research, Technology & Innovation, North Island College