Demetrios Jim Papadoulis

Manager, Future Grid & Modernization, BC Hydro

Electrical Engineer, University of British Columbia 1992 

Professional Engineer Designation (P.Eng.) 1996 

  • Worked in the multidiscipline EPC consulting industry from 1992-2001 on many industrial projects including in the Municipal, Recreational, Healthcare, Industrial, Food processing, Pulp and paper and Oil and gas industries. 
  • Started at BC Hydro in 2001 with an Asset Sustainment/Asset Management focus in various engineering and leadership positions until 2019.  
  • Since 2019, Jim has focused on the strategy and roadmap to develop BC Hydro’s Future Grid. Representing the future of the energy system, his team is accountable for long term grid strategies, identifying and testing new grid innovations, smart metering, and grid automation strategies. 
  • Hobbies include fishing, hockey and motorcycles. 

Speaker Sessions

Powering Canada’s Future with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Innovation (Invite-Only)

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
  • Circular Practices and Business Models
Session Date
Tuesday, Feb 13 2024 | 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rob Safrata Owner & CEO, Coast to Coast Experiences and Novex Delivery Solutions
Randy Zadra Managing Director, Integris
Kari Montrichard Manager, Capacity Products, BC Hydro
Demetrios Jim Papadoulis Manager, Future Grid & Modernization, BC Hydro
Joshua Young Sr. Manager of BC Clean Transportation Ecosystem, Foresight Canada
Justin W. Rangooni Executive Director, Energy Storage Canada
George Miller Director of Business Development, Fermata Energy
Isabel Taylor Associate Consultant, Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors
William Goldsmith (Virtual) Head of Grid & Data Services,
David Mitchell (Virtual) Senior Advisor, Partnerships & Innovation, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Thomas Martin (Virtual) Director of Sales Engineering, SWTCH
Zach Woogen (Virtual) Senior Policy Manager, Vehicle-Grid Integration Council (VGIC)
In collaboration with