Compass Energy Consulting
Jim MacDougall is a professional electrical engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the energy sector. Jim is the President of Compass Renewable Energy Consulting Inc. helping clients navigate the volatile electricity market in Ontario, other provinces and the US. Notably, Jim’s “claim to fame” came with his five years at the Ontario Power Authority developing and launching the Renewable Energy Standard Offer Program and battling to make the Feed-in Tariff Program sustainable. Prior professional experience includes:
- The Ontario Energy Board as Market Compliance Manager
- Toronto Hydro Energy Services as, Marketing Manager in the development and delivery of energy retailing offers
- The Ontario Ministry of Energy as Policy Advisor developing options for market deregulation;
- and Consulting overseas in Eritrea and Sierra Leone
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours, Electrical Engineering, 1981-1985 from his Alma Mater at Queen’s University. In 2010 he was awarded the Canadian Solar Industries Association Solar Public Servant of the Year, and now sat on the CanSIA Board of Directors.