18 May Sylvain Clermont
Sylvain has more than 25 years of experience in the electricity industry managing teams in reliability standards and compliance, in transmission services, in design of automation systems and in SCADA/EMS replacement.
At Hydro-Québec – TransEnergie, he currently leads the substations and power system digitalization projects, often qualified as convergence projects, as a senior manager.
Previously, he was responsible for reliability standards and compliance. His team filed standards and the registry for adoption by the Quebec regulator and managed the compliance program. In that position, he had a corporate role in governance of compliance. He has testified often in regulatory and legal cases.
Sylvain chairs and participates in important working and policy groups in Canada and across North America related to network reliability, where his leadership is recognized. He is currently member of NERC’s Member Representatives Committee (MRC) and was chair in 2015. He was also chair of the Regulatory Development Task Group at the Canadian Electricity Association for more than 5 years and is still active in the task group.
He graduated from École Polytechnique de Montréal in Physics Engineering. He also completed a Master degree in power system control at École Polytechnique.