Explore the pathways to

Alberta's Energy Future

 

PROUDLY ANNOUNCING

our fellows

Our portfolio of initiatives is growing. Are you ready to play your part?

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.

FRESH FROM THE BLOG

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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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An Emerging Portfolio of EFL Initiatives

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No one ever said the transition to a new energy economy would be easy. From the very beginning, The Natural Step Canada (TNSC) was under a great deal of pressure to describe the impacts and outcomes of the Energy Futures Lab (EFL). We resisted prescribing a solution.

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