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Green Energy Futures is a multi-media series that tells the stories of people engaged with sustainable energy solutions in their homes, communities and businesses.

Green Energy Futures is a multi-media series that tells the stories of people engaged with sustainable energy solutions in their homes, communities and businesses.
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Green Energy Futures is a multi-media series that tells the stories of people engaged with sustainable energy solutions in their homes, communities and businesses.

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213. First Passive House Car Dealership in Canada

1/15/2019
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Scott Subaru in Red Deer, Alberta has built the first passive house car dealership in North America. We talk to Garrett Scott this week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures. See blog and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/213-first-passive-house-car-dealership-in-canada

Duration:00:03:59

212B. Solar on the Rise - Year End Review with Dr. Tim Weis

1/7/2019
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This week in Part II of our Year End Review with Dr. Tim Weis we hear about the rise of solar in Alberta and how it's disrupting traditional electricity grids. See Part I and learn more in our Green Energy Futures blog: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/212-the-year-of-cheap-wind-power

Duration:00:03:59

212A. The Year of Cheap Windpower - Year End Review Part I

1/3/2019
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To talk about some of the big Alberta green energy stories of 2018 we lined up Dr. Tim Weis from the University of Alberta to talk about record setting cheap wind power, the ascent of electric vehicles and the descent of coal. Year End Review Part I on CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures. www.greenenergyfutures.ca

Duration:00:03:59

210. Risky business: Insurance and climate change

12/26/2018
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Insurance payouts from severe weather events connected to climate change have soared 250% in one decade–from $400 million to $1 billion in Canada. This week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we talk to David McGown of the Insurance Bureau of Canada about insurance and climate change. Learn more in our blog: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/risky-business-insurance-and-climate-change

Duration:00:03:59

211. Solar leads a year of firsts in Alberta

12/23/2018
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Solar is the fastest growing clean technology in the world and it grew 500% in Alberta in the last three years. Solar is also the one common denominator in all of our favourite Green Energy Futures stories from last year. 1. Brookfield Passive House; 2. NAIT Alternative Energy; 3. Red Deer College largest solar system; 4. Simons solar-powered net-zero department store; 5. Solar/Battery Revolution in New Zealand - Watch the videos, read the blog, learn more:...

Duration:00:03:59

209. Passive house cozy in cold Alberta winters

12/13/2018
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This Calgary passive house is warm and cozy in Calgary, Alberta where winters go to -30 Celsius. It's solar powered and heated, 90% more efficient than a regular home and has NO furnace! This week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we visit one of the most beautiful super energy efficient homes we've ever seen. Also see video, blog and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/passive-house

Duration:00:03:59

208. Ms. Pyper goes to Washington - A Canadian journalist in the US

12/11/2018
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Julia Pyper grew up in Milton, Ontario went to university in New York, worked on the "apocalypse" (climate change) beat for Climate Wire in Washington DC and is now senior editor at Greentech Media in Los Angeles. On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures we talk to Julia Pyper about clean tech in the Trump era and Alberta's place in the clean tech space. Also see Green Energy Futures blog: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/ms-pyper-goes-to-washington

Duration:00:03:59

207. Energy Shift - An oil guys take on renewable energy

12/11/2018
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Peter Koning is an oil and gas guy who's developed a passion for alternative energy. He started Energy Shift a newsletter that bridges the gap in how conventional energy needs to work with conventional energy. This week on CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures. See blog and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/energy-shift-oil-and-gas-guys-take-on-alternative-energy

Duration:00:03:59

206b. ReThinking Red Deer as Sustainable

12/11/2018
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ReThinking Red Deer as sustainable–that's the mission of ReThink Red Deer that is at the heart of a community ceasing the leading edge of the renewable energy revolution. On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures we talk to Rene Michalak of ReThink Red Deer. See Green Energy Futures blog for more: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/sleepy-small-city-college-with-a-big-solar-vision

Duration:00:03:59

206a. Red Deer College – Largest solar system on a college in Canada

11/9/2018
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Red Deer, Alberta is now home to the large solar system on a college in Canada. Red Deer College started with a modest goal of generating 20% of their own electricity and now has a 1.6-megawatt solar system, an alternative energy lab and when combined with their new 1-megawatt cogeneration system generates 66% of their own electricity right on campus. This week on CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures we talk to Dean of Trades and Technologies Joel Gingrich. See blog, photos and more:...

Duration:00:03:59

205. Solar cogen – generating your own heat and power

10/23/2018
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Greg Caldwell generates 80% of his own electricity and all of the heat for his hot water water right on his home using a solar system working with a micro combined heat and power (cogen) system. On this week's episode of CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures learn how to produce your own electricity rain or shine and reduce your emissions by more than 40%. See video, blog and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episdoe/solar-cogen-generate-electricity-rain-or-shine

Duration:00:03:59

204. NAIT Alternative Energy Program hardly "Alternative" anymore

10/22/2018
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When NAIT started its Alternative Energy Program in 2012 it was ahead of its time–since then solar and wind power have boomed and its grads are now leaders of the emerging renewable energy industry. CKUA Green Energy Futures. Learn more: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/nait-from-the-cutting-edge-to-leaders-of-the-energy-revolution-in-seven-short-years

Duration:00:03:59

203. Rae-Anne Wadey - A Diesel Truck or a Career in Solar

10/11/2018
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Rae-Anne Wadey is a Face of the New Energy Economy. She was one of the first students of Alternative Energy at NAIT, she struggled to find a job and today, just a few years later, she's one of the most experienced solar installers in the business. On this week's episode of CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures we trace Rae-Anne's journey into the solar business. See blog, video and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/rae-anne-wadey-nait-alternative-energy-pioneer-rocks-solar-biz

Duration:00:03:59

202. Brandon Sandmaier - Faces of the New Economy

10/3/2018
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CKUA's Green Energy Futures presents Brandon Sandmaier an oilsands heavy duty mechanic who retooled and started a solar company, even before he completed the Alternative Energy Program at NAIT - Faces of the New Economy. See blog, video and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/brandon-sandmaier-oilsands-mechanic-to-solar-company-owner

Duration:00:03:59

201. Summerside using BluWave AI to boost renewable energy

9/26/2018
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This week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we talk to Bevashish Paul CEO of BluWave AI, an Ottawa-based artificial intelligence company that hopes to boost efficiency 5-20% in pilot project with Summerside PEI Utility - Summerside already has among the highest wind power integration rates in Canada at 46%. Learn more in Green Energy Future's blog: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/summerside-using-ai-to-boost-renewable-energy

Duration:00:03:59

200B. Solar + Batteries + Electric Cars = The future

9/5/2018
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Who wouldn't want to drive 10,000 km for $150 bucks? This week in Part II of our exclusive CKUA Green Energy Futures interview with Gary Holden, the CEO of Pulse Energy in New Zealand we talk about how distributed renewable energy is changing everything. http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/solar-battery-revolution-time-of-use-pricing-new-zealand

Duration:00:03:59

200A. Solar-battery storage revolution in New Zealand

9/5/2018
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Solar with batteries are revolutionizing the grid in New Zealand. On this week's episode of @CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures we talk to Gary Holden CEO of Pulse Energy about why time-of-use electricity pricing and solar-battery systems could be the future of electricity grids around the world. Learn more in our blog: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/solar-battery-revolution-time-of-use-pricing-new-zealand

Duration:00:03:59

199. Going Solar Good for Business

9/5/2018
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Going solar is good for business says a Calgary medical device manufacturer that exports products all over the world. “We're trying to demonstrate what we think Alberta's new economy should look like—we should be using viable innovations where we can," says Carl Denis CEO of CDR Systems. CKUA Radio - Green Energy Futures - Learn more: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/alberta-manufacturer-solar-key-to-future

Duration:00:03:59

198. SolarShare largest coop with $60 million in projects

7/5/2018
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SolarShare founder Mike Brigham talks about the little solar co-operative he co-founded that has grown up to the be largest renewable energy co-operative in North America. Learn more on #CKUA Radio's Green Energy Futures: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/solarshare-coop-reaches-60-million-in-projects

Duration:00:03:59

197. Metamorphosis - From climate crisis to brave new world

7/5/2018
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Metamorphosis is the near-miraculous process of nature and it's the name of a new film by Canadian Filmmakers Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper about the art of climate change. Join them on a stunning visual journey from crisis to brave new world. #CKUA #GreenEnergyFutures Learn more: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/metamorphosis-the-art-of-the-climate-crisis

Duration:00:03:59