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Emanuel DaRosa

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Emanuel DaRosa
President & CEO, JPS
Speaker 2018

Biography

Mr. Emanuel DaRosa has worked 26 years in the energy industry and 

has electrical utility experience working in the areas of distribution, transmission and generation. 

Mr. DaRosa was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Public Service Company on August 1, 2017.  For the last six years, Mr. DaRosa has served as the CEO of the NorthwestTerritories Power Corporation (NTPC) where he led the organization to becoming an industry leader within Canada.  NTPC owns and operates 27 isolated grid systems utilizing diesel, hydro, liquified natural gas, wind and solar in one of the world’s harshest climates. Concurrently, he sat on the Board of Directors of district heating firm, Aadrii Corporation for 5 years. 

Prior to becoming the CEO at NTPC, he has previously held the positions of Vice President of Operations & Engineering, T&D Asset & Investment Manager, Design Supervisor, Distribution Engineer, Plant Engineer and Transmission System Designer with Thunder Bay Hydro, Brookfield Renewable Power and Ontario Hydro. While with Ontario Hydro, he received the President’s award for innovation in diesel generation plant design. 

Emanuel is also experienced in high level government relations and policy development including working as the Deputy Minister in support of Ministers and the Premier of the Northwest Territories. Creating alignment between Government, the Board of Directors and Senior Management has led to effective energy policy, an energy plan, as well as substantial customer programs being successfully implemented through his efforts.