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What is the Energy Futures Lab?

Forum

Leadership
Cohort

Inspire a 30- 40-strong cohort of emerging leaders to build trust and knowledge, share lessons, and take collective action.
Network

Organizational Engagement

Share lessons and knowledge among participating organizations and their stakeholders.
Channel

Public
Engagement

Spark a new energy future narrative that inspires dialogue on key issues and challenges.

MEGAN ZIMMERMAN

Business Development Manager, Renewable Energy & Technology, Calgary Economic Development

Alberta’s future energy system requires us to be bold, fearless leaders; to collaborate in ways we never thought possible, be transparent and deliberate storytellers and be balanced while considering the climate, people and economics.

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An Energized 2017 with EFL Fellows!

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The year started off on a high note at the Energy Futures Lab (EFL). On February 1 & 2, EFL Fellows reconnected in Red Deer for a 1.5-day workshop. This workshop was an opportunity for current and new Fellows to meet for the first time. It was also a timely occasion to collectively evaluate changes in the energy system, to review cultural shifts in the surrounding environment and to further advance Fellow-driven initiatives.

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Taking on 2017!

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Well, 2016 was quite a year for Alberta. A lingering recession due to low oil prices. Provincial climate policies announced and enacted. A couple of pipelines approved. A dramatic U.S. presidential election and shifting global geopolitics.

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EFL Fellowship: Leading and influencing in times of uncertainty

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2016 was a year of change and new realities. It ended with national and international developments that will impact Alberta’s energy system for years to come.

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EFL & U of C’s CESAR: Scenarios for Alberta’s Energy Future

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On December 5, 2016, approximately 170 people braved the cold to talk about the future of energy in Alberta at the University of Calgary’s downtown campus.Dr. David Layzell, Energy Futures Lab (EFL) Steering Committee Member and Director of the Canadian Energy Systems Analysis Research (CESAR) project, argued that energy system transition is the “grand challenge for our society.”

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