Renewables & Alternatives

Event

Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta

Sep 23 2010 - 1:00am

with Hunter Lovins

2 Great Opportunities to Discover:

  • Options for meeting our current electricity challenges
  • The business case for climate protection
  • How Alberta can lead the way in energy solutions

ConocoPhillips Theatre in the Glenbow Museum
4:00 pm September 21
MC - Gary Holden, CEO of Enmax
$20 - Coffee reception to follow

Mac Hall Ballroom, University of Calgary
7:00 pm September 22
$10 (or pay-as-you-can at the door; seating is limited) Read more about Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta

Location

MacEwan Ballroom
University of Calgary
Calgary , AB
Event

Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta

Sep 21 2010 - 10:00pm

with Hunter Lovins


2 Great Opportunities to Discover:

  • Options for meeting our current electricity challenges
  • The business case for climate protection
  • How Alberta can lead the way in energy solutions
Read more about Lean and Green: Sustainable Energy Solutions for Alberta>

Location

ConocoPhillips Theatre
Glenbow Museum
Calgary , AB
Event

People Powered Party

Jul 10 2010 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

With ten bicycle-powered generators, Music is a Weapon will be highlighting the importance and approachability of sustainable energy! Highlighting local artists & musicians, the afternoon will include live music, a drum circle, free bicycle tune ups and special guests.

Come hop on a bike and be part of the electricity during the city's first People Powered Party!

Hosted by Sunshine Treeshade, featuring Lily Wansink, Alexander Chemist, audio/rocketry, The Frank, and Define the Line, with words from Councillor Don Iveson. Read more about People Powered Party

Location

Railroad Park
103 Street & Whyte Avenue (beside the Iron Horse)
Edmonton , AB
Media Release

Pembina reacts to proposed future federal coal regulations

OTTAWA, ON — Marlo Raynolds, Executive Director of the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today's announcement by Environment Minister Jim Prentice of future federal regulations for greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired electricity:

“Minister Prentice’s commitment in principle to put an end to conventional coal-fired electricity is very welcome. A continued reliance on conventional coal would make achieving adequate greenhouse gas reductions in Canada virtually impossible. Read more about Pembina reacts to proposed future federal coal regulations

Event

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 5 2010 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Better Choices. Better Homes. Better Lives.

 

  • Energy costs are rising.
  • Daily news is loaded with examples of the effects of climate change.

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint.
You can take action yourself! Read more about Eco Solar Home Tour

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB
Media Release

Honour commitment to the G20 — eliminate fossil fuel subsidies

OTTAWA - Sierra Club Canada supports the federal government's international commitment to eliminate subsidies to the oil and gas industry. The estimated $2 billion in tax breaks and incentives would be of greater benefit to Canada invested in green jobs and producing renewable energy.

"Two billion dollars invested in renewable energy could close a coal plant and create hundreds of new green jobs in Nova Scotia," said  John Bennett, Executive Director of Sierra Club Canada. Read more about Honour commitment to the G20 — eliminate fossil fuel subsidies

Story

Let the sun shine in

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released two new roadmaps — Solar Photovoltaic Power & Concentrating Solar Power — suggesting that solar power could provide up to 25% of global electricity production by 2050. The Pembina Institute's Tim Weis blogs about the findings and the policy shifts required to fully realize solar power's potential. Read more about Let the sun shine in

Event

Local Leadership on Renewable Energy

May 28 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Register here by May 21 to guarantee a spot 

What

On May 28, we will bring together some of the individuals and groups who are working to ensure a green energy future becomes a reality in Alberta.

Discussion and dialogue will be the format, building upon the overwhelming information from the March 12 video conference: Local Energy, Environment and Community Action.

We will choose 2 or 3 of the following topics as guides for the afternoon (you vote for the topics when you register [external link]):

  • Green Energy Act for Alberta
  • Engaging municipalities on green energy
  • Community-scale green energy
  • Green energy and the October municipal elections
  • Structural shifts required to expand green energy
  • Strengthening the network working on green energy
Read more about Local Leadership on Renewable Energy>
Event

RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Apr 23 2010 - 1:00am

Do you think you have to choose between a great job and a healthy environment for your children? You don’t have to!

Learn the facts about Alberta’s potential for a green collar economy and how we can work together to put the power back in the hands of Albertans! Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Location

Room D308
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie , AB

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