Supervisor - Engineering, Generation Planning & System Studies
Gary Thompson is an Engineer with over 25 years, recognized as a leader, strategic thinker and grid modernization innovator. His responsibilities currently involve the management of a team that plans, engineers and facilitates assets related to transmission and distribution electricity systems for the grid and industrial infrastructure, including; Smart Grid, Protection & Coordination, Monitoring and Control (SCADA), Solar PV, Combine Heat and Power Plants and Energy Storage. He has facilitated the review, and interconnection planning of over 2200 distributed energy resources. Has received national industry awards both from CANSIA and CEA. Gary is a member of CSA, UL, IEEE and IEC technical standard committees covering solar, wind and energy storage. An Educator/Researcher, he is currently a Lecturer at
He possesses 25 years’ experience in Board Governance, serving on Boards related to industry advocacy, education, government, law enforcement and social services.
He is currently a member of the board of Canadian Solar Industry Association, (CANSIA)