Pete Poovanna, an expert in clean energy, will challenge our understanding of clean energy and transportation and the impact of our choices on our local environment. He is currently working as a 'Clean Transportation Analyst' at PlugInBC, a program of Fraser Basin Council. Previously, he was a research associate and a doctoral candidate in the laboratory of alternative energy conversion, Simon Fraser University. Pete has held the position of senior engineer in Robert Bosch (2008-2013) in Germany and India. His research was on the development of low-pressure capillary assisted evaporator for green sustainable air-conditioning. He received his Master of Science from Coventry University, U.K and Bachelor of Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India. Pete is a contributing columnist at Huffington Post Canada. He has several scientific publications related to clean energy.