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B.C.'s CIPEC Leadership Award Winners for 2018 (from left to right): Industrial Energy Managers Michael Abel of Gibraltar, James Myers of Highland Valley Copper, Walter Halipchuk of Copper Mountain, Teddy Townsley of Canfor Pulp and Kevin Wallace of BC Hydro.

Winners celebrated for outstanding strategic energy management in Canada.

On May 20, in Vaughn, Ontario Canadian leaders in energy efficiency were recognized at the Canadian Industry Partnership for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Awards. Five participants in BC Hydro's strategic energy management program for industrial customers took home wins, earning awards in 5 out of 7 award categories.

"We're very proud of this year's winners and of the work that's being done in B.C.," says Jenia Molodtsova, industrial marketing sector manager at BC Hydro. "Advancing strategic energy management at a large industrial site takes commitment and unrelenting drive, and we're pleased to see these CIPEC leaders honoured for their achievements. The multiple award wins show that BC Hydro's strategic energy management programs remain well ahead of the curve."

B.C.'s CIPEC Leadership Award Winners for 2018

Awards highlight business benefits of conservation

The CIPEC Leadership Awards are presented every second year to Canadian industrial organizations that have made exceptional advances in energy efficiency. Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency selects winners by evaluating nominated projects against a clear set of criteria in different categories. CIPEC includes more than 2,500 facilities representing over 21 industrial sectors and over 50 trade associations across Canada.

An award-winning partnership between the Government of Canada and Canadian industry, CIPEC advances industrial energy efficiency by promoting the uptake of energy management systems, best practices and technologies.

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