Program Keynote Speakers

Monica Curtis

Monica Curtis was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Energy Efficiency Alberta in April 2017. She has more than three decades of experience designing, delivering, marketing and measuring energy efficiency programs in several North American markets. Most recently she served as the Executive Vice President, Strategic Development and Energy Finance Solutions with Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation.

Monica has championed cutting-edge programs ranging from energy advocate services and manufactured homes programs, to on-bill recovery for energy efficiency financing and Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. She has also led numerous energy-saving programs to test new technologies and program designs.

Under Monica’s leadership, Energy Efficiency Alberta has moved quickly from start-up to delivering impressive results for Albertans. Through an expanding suite of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, Albertans are saving more than $3 for every $1 invested and more than $330 million in energy costs. This increased economic activity is creating 2,300 jobs and $475 million in economic growth.

Monica holds a Master of Business Administration from Alberta’s Athabasca University and a Bachelor of Human Ecology from the University of Manitoba. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre, sits on the Steering Committee of the Energy Futures Lab, and volunteers with The Grizzly Den, a career transition program. She prides herself on raising “two great kids” with her husband.

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