Michael Bourque is a professional engineer and has worked in the electricity industry for over 40
years, with much of this time spent within corporate strategic planning at NB Power. Michael’s work
has contributed to the development of major supply and transmission projects in New Brunswick as
well NB Power’s long-term strategic plan. Currently, Michael is working at the Emera and NB Power
Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies located on the University of New Brunswick Campus in Fredericton. Michael is active in electricity grid modernization research and is passionate about how grid modernization can help transform the relationship between utility and consumer.