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REAP Business Workshop: Renewable energy options for small business

Feb 23 2010 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

If you're an owner or operator of a small or medium sized business, and you're looking for options for greener power, you don't want to miss this event.

  • Theresa Howland, VP Western Region for Bullfrog Power,
  • David Kelly, President of Sedmek Inc., and
  • Koen van der Maaten, Co-Founder and CFO of Thermal Creek Ltd.

will present wind, solar, and geothermal solutions (respectively) for small and medium sized businesses.

Refreshments and networking will follow.

Note: RSVP to stephanie [at] reapcalgary [dot] com. Read more »

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW (upstairs)
Calgary, AB

Posted February 5, 2010 by Anonymous

Solar Electricity — from Dreamer's Paradise to Everyday Use

Dec 2 2009 - 7:00pm

…the cheapest electricity for the homeowner?

Gordon Howell, P.Eng.
Howell-Mayhew Engineering

Free presentation and discussion. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm+
Open to the public. No registration needed.

Parking: free on the street; $3 surface lot around Building #105; $6 underground

The world of solar energy is changing fast. The price of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy continues its march downwards along with staggering world-wide growth. Huge new silicon foundries and PV module factories will be reducing PV module costs significantly. At the same time the price of electricity in Alberta is poised to soar due to the costs of transmission lines, carbon capture and greenhouse gas emission fees. The solar tipping point is within sight. Read more »

Location

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

Posted November 24, 2009 by Anonymous

EFCL Green Challenge Presents Going Green and the Solar Energy Movement

Nov 21 2009 - 7:00pm

We invite our league members and the general public to join us in an informative and entertaining evening at Riverdale Hall which has already undergone retrofits and continues its commitment to lower its carbon footprint.

Free evening includes door prizes, information booths, great advice, refreshments, wine & cheese before & after the presentations.  PLEASE BE GREEN AND BRING YOUR OWN CUP AND PLATE!! Read more »

Location

Riverdale Community Hall
9321 100 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 20, 2009 by Anonymous

Getting to a Net Zero Energy Lifestyle in Canada

Nov 4 2009 - 7:00pm

Utilizing Solar Energy for Shelter, Mobility and Food

by Sevag Pogharian, SEVAG POGHARIAN DESIGN

Montreal architect Sevag Pogharian is pushing the borders of net zero buildings by creating the Alstonvale Net Zero House which strives to: Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Room (5-142, 105 Street Building)
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus 10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 26, 2009 by Anonymous

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

Oct 21 2009 - 7:00pm

Ontario's World Class Renewable Energy Programs

What is Possible in Alberta?

By Tim Weis, Pembina Institute Read more »

Location

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

Posted October 13, 2009 by Anonymous

YEP Calgary Speaker Event: Next Generation Biofuel

Oct 14 2009 - 6:00pm

Max Copeland presents “Next Generation Biofuel”

SFN Biosystems will present on their work to develop a bioenergy project from waste heat & CO2. Their innovative approach includes the specific waste stream from natural gas compression stations in western Canada as the source of waste heat and CO2 to support high growth, biofuel producing algae.

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 7, 2009 by Anonymous

Green Power Rally

Oct 27 2009 - 12:00pm

Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy (CAUSE) and CNFA member groups would like to invite everyone to join us in rallying in front our provincial legislature to try and convince our provincial government to stop subsidizing dangerous, obsolete and wasteful, environment destroying energy technologies with our tax dollars, and to stop preventing "Green Energy" technologies from taking root in our province. Read more »

Location

Alberta Legislature Building
10800 97 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 2, 2009 by Anonymous

Coalition Launches Green Ribbon Campaign

14 Sep 2009
The Coalition for a Nuclear Free Alberta (CNFA), comprised of a number of Alberta grassroots organizations, launched its province-wide Green Ribbon campaign today to try and convince the provincial government that investing in green renewable energy sources is the right choice for meeting our future electricity needs rather than the the costly and risky nuclear option being considered.

"The government has stated it will set policy on nuclear before the end of the fall sitting of the Legislature," says Adele Boucher Rymhs, President of the Coalition.

Posted September 22, 2009 by Anonymous

2009 EcoLiving Fair and Speaker Series

Sep 26 2009 - 10:00am - Sep 27 2009 - 4:00pm

The 2009 EcoLiving Fair & Speaker Series pdf (250 KB) is a two day showcase where indiviudals and groups come together to share information about initiatives and environmental experiences with Calgarians.

Location

Mount Royal College — Centre for Continuous Learning Building
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 8, 2009 by Anonymous

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

To register: http://www.solaralberta.ca
For information: 780.439.5608 / Reg. Fee: $250.00
Class runs Sept. 1 - Oct. 20 Tuesdays (6:30 - 9:30 p.m.)
Grant MacEwan College City Centre Campus Room 5-158

The Solar Energy Society of Canada and Grant MacEwan College present an expanded eight-week evening class focusing on Energy Efficiency; Solar Electricity; Solar Hot Water; Passive Solar Design, Non-toxic building and Green Transportation. Read more »

Posted August 25, 2009 by Anonymous

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