Recent stories about energy

Heather MacKenzie smiles while surrounded by solar panels set up in an array
climate business

Solar Alberta campaign fights renewables moratorium

A solar-advocating non-profit is running a campaign to demonstrate opposition to the province's moratorium on approvals for new renewable-energy power plants.

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A large group of people stand to the right of a solar panel array on a rooftop. The sky behind them is cloudy and grey.
business energy

SPICE enables investment in community-powered solar

A solar cooperative is now accepting investments from the public to build renewable-energy infrastructure on community buildings.

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Two men, one in a blue suit and the other in a black sweater, smile and shake hands in front of a banner that reads "Alberta Ecotrust"
climate business

Partnership delivers energy retrofits to multi-unit buildings

Two west Edmonton residential buildings with a total of 165 units are receiving energy retrofits as part of a new partnership between the Alberta Ecotrust Foundation and Toronto's Efficiency Capital.

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Water flows by conifers and a young willow tree in a river valley ravine
city council engagement

Calls for public engagement: River Valley, retrofits, and a Street Lab

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues, including River Valley planning, energy retrofits, aquatics programming, and Vision Zero in McKernan.

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Four people cut a ribbon in front a CarbinX unit in a boiler room
climate non-profits

Alberta Ecotrust installs carbon-capture technology at non-profits

An assisted-living facility in central Edmonton is the first of four non-profit buildings across the province to be fitted with carbon-capture technology that aims to both reduce energy costs and decrease emissions.

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Zhongyi Quan speaks into a microphone with a clicker in his hand after pitching Swift Charge
technology business

Swift Charge aims to make electric vehicle charging more widespread

As he made his pitch at a recent investment summit, Swift Charge founder Zhongyi Quan got a laugh from the crowd with his concluding words. "Soon, Swift Charge stations will be everywhere, and you probably will be paying us to use them. So why don't you invest in us and own a piece of them?" he said.

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A bike lane flanked by a road and sidewalk
city council housing

Coming up at council: Sept. 26-30, 2022

This week, community and public services committee will meet on Monday, with a continuation scheduled for Tuesday morning. Urban planning committee will meet on Tuesday afternoon, executive committee will meet on Wednesday, and the code of conduct subcommittee will meet on Thursday afternoon.

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Edmonton Region Hydrogen Hub booth at the Canadian Hydrogen Convention
region energy

Edmonton seeks leadership role in hydrogen economy

The Canadian Hydrogen Convention attracted thousands of people to Edmonton from April 26-28 to discuss the emerging hydrogen economy and the role the Edmonton region will play.

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Aerial view of Kinistinâw Park featuring a bright red canopy
events energy

Coming up this week: April 25-29, 2022

This week's calendar includes the inaugural Canadian Hydrogen Convention which is expected to attract more than 4,000 attendees over three days.

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