Renewables & Alternatives

Live Online Alternative Energy/Energy Efficiency Courses

Reduce your carbon footprint and take an alternative energy/energy efficiency course online this Fall

Login this Fall to a course on alternative energy/energy efficiency from the comfort of your home or office computer. That’s right, you don’t have to travel to learn and you still get access to the experts. The courses are all delivered LIVE (real time) and interactive.


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Guide helps Alberta landowners get the most out of wind energy

EDMONTON, AB – The Pembina Institute has released a timely guide that describes what Alberta landowners need to know about wind power development in their communities.

Pembina's new Landowners' Guide to Wind Energy in Alberta helps landowners understand the many aspects of wind developments, including revenue streams, how developments are located, and the potential benefits and impacts on the environment, health and landowners. Read more about Guide helps Alberta landowners get the most out of wind energy

Alberta Green Energy Alliance - Strategic Discussion

Sep 23 2010 - 2:30pm to Sep 24 2010 - 6:00pm

To register, contact Paul Cabaj at [email protected] or 780.716.4475 or Tim Weis of the Pembina Institute at [email protected] or 780-485-9610 x105.

On September 23 & 24, 2010, 40-50 people representing a range of interests will gather in Red Deer to determine strategy and membership for an Alberta Green Energy Alliance. 

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Location

Red Deer , AB

Greenpeace report challenges Canada’s need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

TORONTO — Greenpeace today released a comprehensive analysis of Canada’s energy potential that challenges the need for dirty oil from the tar sands and shows that Canada can create tens of thousands of green jobs, while providing over 90 per cent of the country’s electricity and heating needs from renewable sources by 2050. Read more about Greenpeace report challenges Canada’s need for dirty, risky fossil fuels

The Transition to Renewable Energy in Alberta: How to do it!

Sep 23 2010 - 1:00am

Alberta has tremendous clean sustainable renewable resources. Come hear  how to make the transition from one who really knows.  Paul Gipe is a pioneer in developing renewable energy policies all over North America. Instrumental in architecting the successful Ontario Green Energy Act  Mr. Gipe is an authority on what works and what doesn’t in Canada.

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm + Read more about The Transition to Renewable Energy in Alberta: How to do it!

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142 , 105 Street Building
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street & 104 Avenue)
Edmonton , AB

Renewable Energy Class & Tour

Sep 15 2010 - 12:30am

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta & Grant MacEwan University present:

Renewable Energy
The Path to Energy Independence
Reducing Our Footprint & Utility Bills

 

Registration Information

Class runs September 14 – October 26 (Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30pm)
Registration Fee: $250.

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta and the Grant MacEwan Institute of Environmental Studies presents a seven-week evening class focusing on Energy Efficiency; Solar Electricity; Solar Hot Water; Solar Home Design, Non-toxic building and Green Transportation. The class includes a Saturday tour of solar installations. Read more about Renewable Energy Class & Tour

Location

Room 7-139
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton , AB

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

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
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Location

ConocoPhillips Theatre
Glenbow Museum
Calgary , AB

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

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