Ron Seftel, Senior Vice President, Operations, Bullfrog Power
Ron Seftel is the Senior Vice President, Operations, at Bullfrog Power, which he joined in 2007. Ron has played an active role in the sourcing and procurement of Bullfrog’s renewable energy supply portfolio and has built up an in-depth knowledge of the Canadian renewable energy industry. He works directly with project partners, including community-based organizations and renewable energy co-operatives, to help build additional renewable energy capacity in the system. Ron graduated from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant.
Canada has nearly 300 remote communities and off-grid sites. Close to 200,000 Canadians call these communities home and many rely on diesel powered electric generators to keep the lights on and drinking water flowing. While these systems are reliable, diesel generators are expensive to run. Enter: better renewable energy systems.
Any socially transformative movement gets to a point where it needs to be fully embraced by the people it impacts. The green power movement within Canada is at just such a point. The past decade has seen an increase in the number of options available to Canadians to support renewable energy -- often associated with a premium cost to the consumer.
05/16/2013 12:04 EDT
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