Media Advisory: Fortis Inc. to Host First Fortis Energy Exchange - June 21, 2017

06/15/2017 14:10 EST

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  • ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Fortis Inc. ("Fortis") will host the first Fortis Energy Exchange in partnership with the Canadian Electricity Association, in St. John's on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

    The keynote address will be delivered by the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The list of speakers also includes:

    • Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and CEO, Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), Ottawa
    • Lawrence Jones, Vice President, International Programs, Edison Electric Institute, Washington
    • Janet Sena, Senior VP and Director of Policy and External Affairs, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Washington
    • Kelvin Shepherd, President and CEO, Manitoba Hydro
    • Linda Blair, President and CEO, ITC Holdings, Michigan
    • Scott Hawkes, President and CEO, FortisOntario
    • David Hutchens, President and CEO, UNS Energy, Arizona

    For a detailed agenda and to learn more, visit

    Media interested in attending are asked to contact Karen McCarthy.

    About Fortis

    Fortis is a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry with total assets of approximately $48 billion. The Corporation's 8,000 employees serve utility customers in five Canadian provinces, nine U.S. states and three Caribbean countries. Fortis shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol FTS. Additional information can be accessed at

    About CEA

    The Canadian Electricity Association is the national voice for safe, secure and sustainable electricity, promoting it as a key social, economic and environmental enabler that is essential to Canada's prosperity. CEA is proud to represent the companies that generate, transmit and distribute electricity, as well as the manufacturers and suppliers that keep the system on which Canadians rely every day running smoothly.

    Media Enquiries
    Karen McCarthy
    Director, Communications & Corporate Affairs
    Fortis Inc.

    Mouktar Abdillahi
    Manager, Media & Events
    Canadian Electricity Association

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