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.

DEANNA BURGART

President, Indigenous Engineering Inclusion Inc.

Our energy future requires us all to realize that, whether or not we work in the energy sector, we are part of the energy system. As producers, consumers, conservers and change-makers, and we must work together to achieve what the future requires of us; renewable and non-renewable; Indigenous and non-Indigenous; the solutions will require collaboration which transcends polarizing viewpoints.

FRESH FROM THE BLOG

The snowball is rolling. Let’s keep it going.

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Over the last month something notable happened here in Alberta that not everyone may have heard about. On December 11th, the Canyon Creek Hydro Development Act received Royal Assent, enabling the Alberta Utilities Commission to issue its final approval for the Canyon Creek Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Project near Hinton.

MEDIA RELEASE: Multi-Interest Show of Support as Energy Industry Leaders and Innovators Come Together to Launch Energy Futures Lab 2.0

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The Energy Futures Lab is an Alberta-based, multi-interest collaboration designed to accelerate the development of a “fit for the future” energy system. It brings together a cohort of influential leaders to address current and emerging energy challenges, and generate opportunities for new initiatives and collaborations.

The EFL in 2019, and beyond

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2018: A Good Year

Last year was a good year at the EFL. While our team is conscious that there is much to achieve in 2019, let me take a moment to acknowledge a number of accomplishments in 2018. The EFL was recognized as one of the Clean50’s Top 20 projects in Canada for 2018 for its outstanding contribution to clean capitalism. This recognition is grounds for pride in our work and evidence of the unique potential of The Natural Step Canada’s Sustainability Transition Labs overall.

Reflections on an Interview with the CBC

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On Tuesday this week, I was interviewed by host Laura Lynch on CBC Radio One’s Vancouver morning show, the Early Edition, for a segment about Alberta. The experience of the interview has me thinking a lot about the challenges we need to overcome in Canada to address energy and climate issues together.

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MEDIA COVERAGE

Feature on the EFL Summit in French at minute 20:00

CBC Radio-Canada / February 12, 2019

Energy Futures Lab Fellowship Program Is Transformational

Daily Oil Bulletin / December 20, 2018

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