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The ThinkEnergy podcast features conversations that focus on the fast-changing world of energy. We explore through a communications lens, some of the coolest trends, emerging technologies and latest innovations within the energy sector. We seek to understand how these game changers bring their ideas to market and demystify their concepts.

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Sep 23, 2019

It has been one year since the September tornados swept through Ottawa-Gatineau region causing extensive damage and a city wide blackout. At the peak of the outages, over 171,000 Hydro Ottawa customers were without power. In this episode, a power-line maintainer, a control room operator, and a social media communicator join us to chat about the roles they played during the storm and how their teams maintained their composure - with the help of friendly onlookers and volunteers - while working hard to get the city running again.