WHAT IS THE ENERGY FUTURES LAB?


Fellowship

Inspire about 60-strong cohort of emerging leaders to build trust and knowledge, share lessons, and take collective action.

Organizational
Engagement

Share lessons and knowledge among participating organizations and their stakeholders.

Public
Engagement

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

AATIF BASKANDERI

Director, Startup Edmonton

Our energy future requires empathetic connections to work together to solve issues for all of us.”

FRESH FROM THE BLOG

Navigating Tensions at the EFL

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There’s never a bad time for the Energy Futures Lab to meet, but the gathering in February in Cochrane was particularly timely. In the wake of Teck Resources’s decision not to proceed with its Frontier Oil Sands project, and in the shadow of both a national conversation over Coastal GasLink and Indigenous rights and a growing provincial one about the merits of separation from Canada, the time was right to ask some tough questions.

Introducing the “My Energy Future” Campaign

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For as long as the EFL has existed, its work has been creating productive and solutions-oriented conversations about energy and climate as well as expanding the dimensions of what we like to call the “radical middle.” But with political polarization on the rise, and the dialogue around the energy transition becoming more binary by the day, we thought it was time to expand our reach — and our ambitions.

Welcome Fellows 2020!

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We are excited to announce our newest Fellows! The EFL has been steadily welcoming new Fellows since its inception in 2015. We now have over 65 Fellows from different organizations and communities to advance EFL initiatives and continue to shape the energy system the future requires of us.

Our Truth and Reconciliation Journey

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Since its inception, the EFL has had the intention to both include Indigenous people, partners, and perspectives as well as acknowledge and address, in its work, issues related to Indigenous people’s relationships to the energy system. As we step along our Truth and Reconciliation journey, we are embracing a knowing that this aspect of our work needs to be improved and deepened if we truly intend for the Lab to represent what is possible for today’s energy system in Alberta, and beyond.

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MEDIA COVERAGE

Energy Futures Lab: A seat for everyone at the table

New Energy Economy / March 26, 2020

Nagwan Al-Guneid on the EFL’s Energy.AI Initiative

The Walrus Talk Energy at GLOBE / February 12, 2020

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We’re working to build a sustainable, resilient and innovative energy system for Alberta. Add your voice to the conversation!

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