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David Thornton

Member at Large

Senior Manager, Regulatory and Public Affairs -





David brings to EDF Renewables Canada’s development team over a decade of public policy development and stakeholder relations experience in the renewable energy industry.

David communicates corporate positions on government legislation, regulation, and procurement policy in targeted electricity markets across Canada. David offers advice and shares EDF Renewables over 30-year experience developing, constructing and operating renewable energy facilities across North America to government and industry leaders on various topics including power system planning, transmission, interconnection and electricity market design. David also works to support and expand EDF Renewables Canada’s corporate leadership positions within public policy and stakeholder engagements, and external communication activities.

David works closely with renewable energy industry associations across Canada and in North East United States. Currently, David is an elected member to CanREA’s Federal, Alberta, and Ontario Steering Committee’s. David is also a current Board member for Energy Storage Canada, and most recently a Board member of the Maritime Energy Association.