• Energize Nova Scotia Discovery Fair

    Nova Scotia’s first energy discovery fair – coming October 27-28!

Event Schedule

Overview: Admission to all events on this day is FREE. The afternoon is open to the general public but will have a special focus on a business audience. The evening presentation is suitable for everyone. Refreshments and food available for purchase 12:00 – 4:00 pm.

12:00 - Kickoff Presentation (auditorium)

The Future of Clean Energy in Nova Scotia’s Economy by Carl Duivenvoorden

1:00 - 4:00 pm - Discovery Fair Trade Show (gymnasium)

35 Vendors & Exhibitors

1:00 pm - Municipal Energy Initiatives and the World Energy Cities Partnership (Workshop Room)

Round table and discussion with HRM Mayor Mike Savage

2:00 pm - Commercial Support for Businesses (Workshop Room)

Presented by Nova Scotia Power

3:00 pm - Concurrent Workshops (Workshop Rooms)

  • Energy Management for Businesses & Organizations 101

  • Student Energy Presentation (NSCC Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology program)

  • QUEST Nova Scotia Information Session for Businesses & Municipalities

6:00 - 8:00 pm - Keynote Presentation (auditorium)

Energize Bridgewater presented by the Town of Bridgewater and the Bridgewater Energy Partnership

Keynote Address by Dr. Jeff Dahn: “The Future of Batteries” presented by Nova Scotia Power

Overview: Admission to all events on this day is FREE. The entire day is open to the general public.  Refreshments and food available for purchase 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Discovery Fair Trade Show (gymnasium)

35 Vendors & Exhibitors

10:30 am - Concurrent Workshops (Workshop Rooms)

  • Tidal Energy for Nova Scotia (Presented by Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy)

  • Electric Vehicles 101 (presented by Carl Duivenvoorden)

  • Innovative Energy Solutions – What’s Next? (presented by Nova Scotia Power)

11:30 am - Concurrent Workshops (Workshop Rooms)

  • Electric bikes (presented by SURU)

  • Bioenergy for Bridgewater (presented by Bridgewater Renewable Energy Works)

  • Clean Net Zero Program (presented by Clean Foundation)

12:00 pm - Electric Vehicle & Bike Showcase (parking lot and workshop room)

Enjoy a hands-on experience with electric bikes and vehicles!  Includes an experimental electric vehicle-to-home power system

1:00 pm - Active Transportation Leadership Awards (foyer)

A recognition ceremony and celebration of local people and organizations who have taken walking and wheeling to the next level!

1:30 pm - Going Off Grid (Workshop Room)

Presentation by Cam Farnell

2:30 pm - Concurrent Workshops (Workshop Rooms)

  • Solar Photovoltaic Case Studies and Net Metering (Presented by Solar Power NS)

  • Heat Pumps 101 (Presented by Rhyno’s HVACR)

3:30 pm - Door Prize Draw (foyer)

A chance to win a brand new set of Michelin Brand Tires!