Energy balance, an essay by professor specializing in energy issues Pierre-Olivier Pineau, won the 2024 Hubert-Reeves prize.

Pineau was awarded the prize in the General Public category for his book launched in February 2023, which addresses the energy transition in Quebec.

The literary prize rewards the best popular science works.

Pierre-Olivier Pineau, who is often heard commenting on energy news in the media, holds the Chair in Energy Sector Management at HEC Montréal.