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Net Zero Building Design— Finding the Sweet Spot

Jan 22 2014 - 7:00pm

A Green Builders Forum

  • Peter Amerongen - Habitat Studio
  • Dave Turnbull - Landmark Group
  • Stuart Fix - Senior Sustainability Engineer, City of Edmonton
  • Moderated by Brandy Burdeniuk - EcoAmmo

What is the best, high performing net zero energy home design approach now? Several Alberta NZE homes are 6 years old now.  What have we learned? Read more »


MacEwan University - CN Theatre Rm. 5-142
10700 104 Avenue NW (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 17, 2014 by AEN

Green Drinks Edmonton — Alternative Energy

Feb 5 2014 - 7:00pm

From the Local Good website:

The Local Good’s own Green Drinks Edmonton returns with the first event of 2014! This month the theme is alternative energy. We’ll bring together local experts on energy issues to discuss the two (or three!) perspectives sides of energy issues. The evening will host a series of bar-table debates on key topics. Guests will be invite to sit-in, participate and meander from one electifying debate to another.

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Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2014 by AEN

Pembina reacts to creation of Associate Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy in Alberta

Province the first in Canada to establish cabinet role specific to renewables
13 Dec 2013

EDMONTON — Ed Whittingham, Executive Director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the swearing in of Donna Kennedy-Glans as Associate Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy:

“The Pembina Institute welcomes Premier Alison Redford’s creation of the role of Associate Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy and the appointment of Donna Kennedy-Glans to the position.

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Posted December 13, 2013 by AEN

SESA Seminar: Alberta Solar PV Performance - The Real Scoop

Nov 13 2013 - 7:00pm

Speaker: Gordon Howell, P.Eng, Howell-Mayhew Engineering

Solar electricity is growing by leaps and bounds in Alberta.  Some reports suggest that solar electricity is cheaper now than grid electricity.  Are you thinking about a solar-electric system on your own house? Read more »


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

Posted November 1, 2013 by AEN

Renewable is doable: Solar Presentation

Oct 26 2013 - 2:00pm

A Public Presentation on Solar Photovoltaics (PV) for Edmonton and solar investing/co-operatives by Randall Benson And Mike Hudema of GRIDWORKS ENERGY GROUP INC.

Event Description

With Don Iveson as Edmonton's new mayor the chances for solar just got a whole lot brighter!

Come to this informative workshop to find out about the possibilities for solar on your rooftop and some creative ways to fund it all. Read more »


Central Lion's Senior Centre
11113 113 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 22, 2013 by AEN

Solar Systems — The Home Owner Experience

Oct 23 2013 - 7:00pm

Come hear six solar system owners discuss their experience of living with solar. Alberta farmers, city dwellers, cabin owners are installing solar systems. How are these systems performing in Alberta? How much do they cost? How do you finance a solar system? What programs are available? How do you choose the right installer? Can you do it yourself? What kind of maintenance is required? Where can I get good unbiased information and support? This evening will be useful for anyone considering solar energy in all of its forms. Read more »

Posted October 21, 2013 by AEN

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

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

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 8 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

From the EcoLiving website:

This is a great opportunity for home buyers to see the technology installed and working; ask questions about costs; and ask questions about successes and challenges.


various locations Calgary, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Eco-Solar Home Tour

Jun 1 2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Tour website:

When is the Tour?

The 14th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is on Saturday June 1, from noon until 4 pm. You will be able to soak up the first-hand experience of homeowners and other experts with a wide variety of energy and water resource-saving technologies in new construction and retrofit applications.


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various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

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