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Integrating Wind and Solar: The German Experience

Oct 8 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Germany is at the forefront of the intelligent integration of wind and solar power into the existing electricity supply system.

Renewable power generation is variable, relying on the availability of wind and solar. With increasing amounts of variable power generation, power systems require new methods of balancing supply and demand as well as new approaches of grid operation. Read more »


Art Gallery of Alberta, Ledcor Theatre
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 26, 2013 by AEN

Notice of a Proceeding to Examine Odours and Emissions from Heavy Oil Operations in the Peace River Area

Proceeding to Examine Odours and Emissions from Heavy Oil Operations in the Peace River Area
7 Oct 2013 - 9:00am

Notice of Proceeding

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has initiated a proceeding, pursuant to the Responsible Energy Development Act, to investigate and make recommendations about odours and emissions associated with heavy oil operations in the Peace River area.  Read more »

Posted September 19, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Common Risk Management Framework for the upstream oil and gas, oil sands and coal sector

Energy Sector Common Risk Management Framework Design Workshop
ENGO Delegates (5) & Alternate (1)
Application Deadline: 
27 Sep 2013 (All day)

The Workshop Read more »

Posted September 19, 2013 by AEN

The Sun is Rising in Canada: The Opportunities and Challenges

Sep 26 2013 - 7:00pm

Speaker: Jared Donald Chair, Canadian Solar Industries Association

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30 pm Read more »


CN Theatre Rm 5-142
Grant MacEwan University (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 17, 2013 by AEN

EPCOR Community Essentials Council Charitable Donations

15 Oct 2013 - 11:59pm

The EPCOR Community Essentials Council (ECEC) accepts applications any time throughout the year and collectively reviews them on a quarterly basis. The quarterly deadlines by which to apply for funding in 2013 are:

  • January 22, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • April 23, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • July 30, 2013 at midnight, MST
  • October 15, 2013 at midnight, MST

Posted September 13, 2013 by AEN

Pembina reacts to Auditor General’s plan to review pipeline safety

12 Sep 2013

CALGARY — Jennifer Grant, director of the Pembina Institute’s oilsands program, made the following comments in response to Auditor General Merwan Saher's commitment to undertake an audit of pipeline safety: Read more »

Posted September 12, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Component Advisory Committee Representatives

Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring
Component Advisory Committee Representatives
Application Deadline: 
13 Sep 2013 (All day)

On behalf of Environment Canada (EC) and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD), I would like to invite up to three representatives from the Alberta Environmental Network to participate on each of the Component Advisory Committees (Air, Water, Biodiversity, and Wildlife Contaminants and Toxicology).  The Component Advisory Committees support the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring (“the Implementation Plan”). Read more »

Posted September 10, 2013 by AEN

Pembina Institute takes province to court over right to speak at oilsands hearings

Government documents show precedent of province blocking Pembina’s participation in oilsands hearings because of critical analysis of government policies
5 Sep 2013

EDMONTON — The Pembina Institute was in court today appealing a Government of Alberta decision not to allow the energy policy think tank to participate in the regulatory review of a proposed in situ oilsands project, arguing the government broke provincial rules for public participation in the review of energy projects. Read more »

Posted September 5, 2013 by AEN

Tar Sands Healing Walk

Jul 5 2013 (All day) - Jul 6 2013 (All day)

The Healing Walk started in 2010 in Fort McMurray Alberta, which is located in the Northern Boreal Forest. Fort McMurray is in Treaty 8 where for the past 50 years there has been oil extraction. Initially the extraction was oil, it is now crude which is a much heavier form of oil and takes more energy and water to extract, making it one if the dirtiest oils on the planet. Read more »


Crane Lake Park Fort McMurray, AB

Posted July 2, 2013 by AEN

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