Alternative Energy Talk: Ontario's World Class Renewable Energy Programs

October 22, 2009 - 1:00am

Ontario's World Class Renewable Energy Programs

What is Possible in Alberta?

By Tim Weis, Pembina Institute

Ontario's Green Energy Act has initiated North America's most aggressive renewable energy program enabling individuals, communities, First Nations and companies, to feed renewable power onto their grid as a tool to permanently phase out their coal power fleet. Tim Weis of the Pembina Institute will talk about these exciting Canadian developments as well as what Alberta's options to foster rapid development of our vast solar, biomass, hydro and wind resources.

Grant MacEwan University - CN Theatre Rm 5-142
10700 104 Avenue, Edmonton

Free presentation and discussion. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm +

Tim Weis is a professional engineer and Director of Renewable Energy Policy at the Pembina Institute. His research focuses on renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. Tim has co-authored numerous reports and manuals on renewable energy development and has assisted more than 20 communities at various stages of development of renewable energy projects. His recent publication Greening the Grid - Powering Alberta's Future with Renewable Energy is a ground-breaking study of Alberta's electrical generation possibilities. He will be discussing what is possible in Alberta, and what Alberta can learn from Ontario's leadership. More information can be found at:

Presented by:

Solar Energy Society of Canada Inc. Northern Alberta Chapter

Grant MacEwan University


Grant MacEwan University — CN Theatre Rm 5-142
10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton , AB