Energizing the Canadian Power Sector

Canada has set its sights on a 100% net zero electricity system by 2035. powerNEXT is bringing together the country's top industry leaders and cleantech innovators to make this goal a reality. Are you ready to spark change? 

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Our Key Focus Areas: 




Grid management 


Micro and utility-scale generation


Energy storage

Canada's Power Problem

Canada is making great strides in the electrification of major industries. However, to meet ambitious climate targets, further work is required in the electrification of transportation, heating and industrial loads, demand side management, grid management, micro and utility scale generation, interconnection and strengthening, and energy storage.

We're Plugging into the Future of Power to Electrify Global Change

Through an integrated and robust Canadian power sector network, we can foster innovation, build powerful connections and lead the world to a more sustainable future. powerNEXT leading Canada’s power sector to net zero through: 

Acceleration programming for ventures

Industry-driven Innovation Challenges

Sector-specific training and mentorship

Positioning Canada as a global leader

Leveraging existing infrastructure and driving adoption of Canadian power solutions

Investor matchmaking and pitch events

Through Research, Networking, and Continuous Innovation, We’re Opening Doors for the Canadian Power Sector. 

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Through our Innovation Challenge program, we can support you by:

  • Identifying key barriers to your specific climate targets
  • Sourcing innovators with solutions to your sustainability challenges
  • Guiding you through the funding landscape to get your projects moving faster


We want to work with you to:

  • Develop your technology at any stage, from ideation to commercialization
  • Connect you with Canada’s vast power sector ecosystem
  • Provide you with training, investor matchmaking opportunities and networking events to help you get to market faster

Our Partners

Our powerNEXT partnership opportunities connect industry, government, investors, academia with Canada’s growing power tech ecosystem. 

Foresight would like to thank Electricity Canada as well as the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), for providing funding support for its Cleantech Ventures program, part of which makes this initiative possible.

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