Who is pushing for renewable energy in Alberta and what is motivating…
Who is pushing for renewable energy in Alberta and what is motivating them?
Oil and gas
329 billion invested in renewable energy last year, a large part of that came from the oil and gas industry
Oil and gas companies are moving towards renewable energy now, as it has become profitable (or will be profitable)
the oil companies moving to or own renewable energy resources. This could be collected as number of companies, what they own, and contrast each company
Alberta Green Energy
Provides green alternatives to oil and gas industries (they work with those industries to help clean up their process, they are not counter oil and gas)
Many albertan energy jobs are opening up in renewable resources.
Albertan schools offering courses in renewable energy. and what is the increase in renewable energy jobs in the last x years
Who has believed in the renewable energy cause before it became profitable?
Seems like Calgary is poised to be the city in the lead of renewable energy in alberta
all provinces who is leading in renewable energy now? This could be mapped over time and show key events (and big players) for each province
People looking to create jobs
Interesting enough one of the key terms that comes up with with alberta related renewable or green energy is jobs. Its clear that a large push for this comes for the desire to open up the market for albertans
Alberta in the eyes of the rest of Canada. Are we pushed for green energy because we want to get away from our provincial image?
Seems we are trying to change our stripes. This article provides two important bits of information. That we are willing to fight for hydopower against BC interests and that wthe NDP governemnt wants to phase out coal by 2030 with renewable sources
NDP government in Alberta making sweeping changes in renewable energy. This is a popualr move and shows that albertans at large are wanting this change
Collection: How many government actions since the NDP change in Alberta have targeted Renewable energy. Also count who is making those calls
So why do albertans want a change?
What we want to avoid:
Shows us exactly how it works in alberta Excellent resource:
The phasing out of coal:
The renewable energy program :
Who is behind this change in the direction of renewable energy, and who is affected: NDP, Jobs, OIl and Gas Industry
How are we making the change: Phasing out coal, slicing up the needed energy by allowing for renewable energy sources to take the load, competeing for renewable energy such as hydrodam, making sweeping political changes around how we make energy happen
Why are we making this change? : we want to change our image, we want to remeain a leader in global energy, green iniciatives are also supported by environmentalists.
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