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HydroVision speaker spotlight: Mitch Davidson, Brookfield Renewable Power

Mitch Davidson, chief executive officer with Brookfield Renewable Power, is speaking during the Thursday morning plenary session at HydroVision International 2019. Davidson oversees the company’s U.S. business.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the power sector, with senior management positions in several organizations covering energy markets across 26 U.S. states, as well as Canada and Spain. Before joining Brookfield, Davidson worked at NextEra Energy Resources, Duke Energy North America, Entergy-Koch LP and Entergy Power Marketing Inc.

Brookfield Renewable Power has 18,000 MW of renewable power capacity, with assets in North America, South America, Europe, India and China. Of this, the company has a hydropower portfolio of 7,900 MW from 218 generating facilities on 82 river systems.

Brookfield Renewable Partners recently agreed to invest $750 million in TransAlta Corporation, to help ensure the company will transition to 100% clean energy by 2025.

This plenary session will be a roundtable discussion featuring C-level executives from electricity generating companies. Other confirmed speakers for this session are:

David Murray, chief operating officer of Hydro-Quebec and president of Hydro-Quebec Production

Darrel T. Anderson, president and chief executive officer of IDACORP and Idaho Power

The plenary session is open to all attendees.

HydroVision International takes place July 23-25, 2019, in Portland, Ore., U.S.

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