Think Energy

Sparking conversations about the energy of tomorrow.

thinkenergy looks at the energy of tomorrow, today.

Every two weeks we’ll speak with game-changing experts to bring you the latest on the fast-changing energy landscape, innovative technologies, eco-conscious efforts, and more. Join Hydro Ottawa’s Dan Séguin and Rebecca Schwartz as they demystify and dive deep into some of the most prominent topics in the energy industry.

Latest Episode:

Jun 5, 2023

Fleet Electrification Moves Into The Fast Lane with Jim Pegg

The electrification of vehicles has been top of mind for not only personal use, but also commercial. What does transitioning traditionally fossil fuel-powered engines—like delivery trucks, buses, and taxis—over to electric power look like, and why are… Read More

Your Hosts:

Dan Séguin

Never afraid to jump in the ring, Dan Séguin enjoys a good challenge. Known as a high-energy, feisty, results-driven leader, Dan is a creative thinker and compelling influencer with over 37 years of professional experience. As the Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Dan leads the development and implementation of all strategies and programs to engage and inform Hydro Ottawa’s key audiences. Dan is passionate about emerging online and social trends, as well as investigating what the energy industry could look like in the future.

Rebecca Schwartz

Rebecca Schwartz has a love for storytelling and bringing information together in a cohesive way. Her proven track record in community initiatives and content strategy demonstrates Rebecca’s ability to take on new challenges and her dedication to continue learning every day. As the Content and Communications lead for all of Hydro Ottawa’s social channels, Rebecca is always keeping up with current events to create consumable, friendly content for audiences of all kinds.

Recent Episodes:

May 22, 2023

On the Road to Zero Emissions with Electric Autonomy Canada

Canada’s electric vehicle industry sparks interest, as the government aims at selling only zero-emission vehicles by 2035. It’s a chance to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality, while also developing a sustainable electricity and transportation… Read More

May 8, 2023

The transition of Canada’s energy sector with Natural Resource Canada

We’re on the road to net zero by 2050, driven by multiple levels of government. But what about sustainable development of our natural resources, including clean energy? Is it possible to meet net-zero goals and secure a… Read More

Apr 25, 2023

Envari’s business case to lower GHG emissions

Governments around the world are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Consider Canada’s goal to be net zero by 2050. With targets in place, businesses and organizations are tasked with understanding their own emissions and finding ways… Read More

Apr 12, 2023

How heat pumps can reduce carbon emissions

Each year, Canadian homes and buildings—and the electricity generated to power them—release 111 million tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions into the atmosphere. To limit the impact, the Government of Canada aims to reduce GHG emissions 40–45%… Read More

Mar 27, 2023

The Ontario Energy Board and the great energy transition

Canada is at the forefront of the global energy transition, leading with the goal to be net zero by 2050. To get there, the electricity sector must be decarbonized by 2035, from coast-to-coast, province-to-territory. So what does… Read More