The National Electrical Trade Council Commends Recognition Bestowed on Saint John Energy Vice President

April 20, 2021



The National Electrical Trade Council Commends Recognition Bestowed on Saint John Energy Vice President


For Immediate Release

Mississauga, Ontario – The National Electrical Trade Council (NETCO) was pleased to learn that Ryan Mitchell, Vice President of Saint John Energy, was named one of Canada’s Clean50 leaders by Clean50 and Delta Management Group.

This award recognizes sustainability leaders across the country and had an impressive field of 900 nominees.

Rothesay, New Brunswick based NETCO Executive Director Melissa Young applauds the choice of the local utility VP with this national honour which was truly inspiring especially with so many nominees.

“I have known Ryan for several years and followed his career with admiration for his drive, leadership and community minded approach,” said Young. “This award puts Saint John Energy on the map as a major player towards the goal of a Net-Zero 2050 and the utility should be proud to standout as an innovator in their field,” said Young.

Mitchell was recognized for his continuous dedication towards a growth strategy that includes a smart power grid enabled with artificial intelligence and the use of a Tesla Megapack battery to smooth peaks and demands. His team also spearheads the Burchill Wind Project, which is projected to power at least 15% of the city of Saint John with Clean Energy

NETCO looks forward to collaborating with Saint John Energy and other energy utilities in the future with many of their diverse projects while assisting this diverse workforce with education and training for the latest energy industry trends.

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Communications & Marketing Coordinator


NETCO is Canada’s National Electrical Trade Council.

As an alliance of the Canadian Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Canada, NETCO is the authoritative, pan-Canadian voice of electrical contractors and IBEW local unions representing apprentices and journeypersons in every province and territory.

NETCO’s mandate is to promote national standards in electrical skills training and to advocate on policy issues of importance to our partner organizations.