Suncor keeps 2020 oil budget flat, approves $300 million wind farm project

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 3, 2019 12:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. says it will keep capital spending related to its oil…

Gas association warns switch to electricity could raise costs by $1.4 trillion

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 16, 2019 6:45 pm Updated October 16, 2019 6:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Canadian Gas Association says building renewable electricity capacity…

Head of wind power association speaks at Calgary conference, pursues partnership with solar, other technologies

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 8, 2019 7:20 pm Updated October 8, 2019 7:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association says…

Green midway returns to Edmonton for sustainability festival

An event that boasts “the world’s first green midway” is back for another year in Edmonton. Sustainival opened Thursday and runs until 6 p.m. on Sunday at Kingsway Mall. Story continues below Sustainival executive director Odette Hutching told Global News…

Alberta’s renewable energy jobs tied to climate policies

Robert Dixon is beginning a new career in renewable energy. The Lethbridge College student is studying to become a wind turbine technician and already has employment lined up. “It just seems like a great opportunity. It seems like more and…

No government can bring back Alberta oilsands boom, experts say

Getting Alberta’s economy running on all its fossil-fuel-powered cylinders is at the heart of the province’s election campaign. But some of Canada’s top energy thinkers — as well as international experts — warn there’s no pedal any premier can stomp…

Edmonton could potentially beat its own 2030 target to transition to green energy

Edmonton could potentially beat its 2030 target that city council set in May to power all of its buildings, transit and vehicles through green energy, according to a city program manager. But how the City of Edmonton manages its energy…