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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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English


Episodes

204. NAIT Alternative Energy Program no longer Alternative

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

188a CKUA - Louis Bull Tribe goes solar and trains workers

2/27/2018
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On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures episode we bring you the story of The Louis Bull Tribe goes solar and partners with Iron and Earth to do solar training for oilsands workers and tribe members alike. It's all about jobs, training and diversification. See video, blog and photos: https://wp.me/p7ImKe-D1

Duration:00:03:59

187b No waste! Biorefinery is amazing example of industrial symbiosis

2/25/2018
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On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures feature: Industrial symbiosis. Corn comes into a biorefinery that produces ethanol, industrial alcohols, corn oil, and distillers' grains. And then ALL wastes from this plant are used as well to heat a greenhouse, grow tomatoes and much, much more. It's a virtuous cycle of products and wastes, that each turn are used to produce other products. See blog, photos and video

Duration:00:03:59

187b No waste! Biorefinery is amazing example of industrial symbiosis

2/15/2018
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On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures feature: Industrial symbiosis. Corn comes into a biorefinery that produces ethanol, industrial alcohols, corn oil, and distillers' grains. And then ALL wastes from this plant are used as well to heat a greenhouse, grow tomatoes and much, much more. It's a virtuous cycle of products and wastes, that each turn are used to produce other products. See blog, photos and video:...

Duration:00:03:59

187. Greenhouse heated by waste heat from smoke stack

2/12/2018
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In a cliché moment in 2010 a greenhouse guy meets an ethanol guy outside of the Woodstock farm show and says "Wouldn't it be cool if we could heat a greenhouse with heat from the smoke stack at the ethanol plant?" Such a cool project – In this CKUA Green Energy Futures podcast we discover there is enough waste heat in that stack to heat 1,000 homes or 45 acres of greenhouse. Learn more in our blog and see photos at www.greenenergyfutures.ca

Duration:00:03:59

186B Father of net-zero builds first net-zero church

2/12/2018
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It's a heart warming story of sustainability that started with a church in crisis, a shortage of social housing and a school slated for closure. Peter Amerongen is a father of building net-zero buildings––this week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we learn how he took this impossible situation and built the first net-zero church and social housing project in Canada. See story and photos

Duration:00:03:59

186A Canada's first net-zero church

2/12/2018
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The Westmount Presbyterian Church had a decrepit old building they could not longer afford to heat. So they entered into a very creative partnership with a housing society. They provided land to build desperately needed social housing and got a new net-zero church, the first of its kind in Canada. On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures it's a heart-warming story of how a solar powered church came to be. See story and photos

Duration:00:03:59

185. Super Energy Efficient Slow Cooking - Soup in a Thermos

2/12/2018
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CKUA's Green Energy Futures and the Energy Detective compares cookers to find the best and most energy efficient way to slow cook lentil soup! We compared slow cookers, pressure cookers and the Thermos slow cooker. See story, photos and videos: The Energy Detective:

Duration:00:03:59

187a. Greenhouse heated by heat from ethanol stack

2/10/2018
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In a cliché moment in 2010 a greenhouse guy meets an ethanol guy outside of the Woodstock farm show and says "Wouldn't it be cool if we could heat a greenhouse with heat from the stack at the ethanol plant?" Such a cool project – In this CKUA Green Energy Futures podcast we discover there is enough waste heat in that stack to heat 1,000 homes or 45 acres of greenhouse. Learn more in our blog and see photos at www.greenenergyfutures.ca

Duration:00:03:59

186b Father of net-zero builds first net-zero church and social housing project

2/2/2018
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It's a heart warming story of sustainability that started with a church in crisis, a shortage of social housing and a school slated for closure. Peter Amerongen is a father of building net-zero buildings––this week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we learn how he took this impossible situation and built the first net-zero church and social housing project in Canada. See story and photos: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/canadas-first-net-zero-church

Duration:00:03:59

186a Canada's first net-zero church

1/29/2018
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The Westmount Presbyterian Church had a decrepit old building they could not longer afford to heat. So they entered into a very creative partnership with a housing society. They provided land to build desperately needed social housing and got a new net-zero church, the first of its kind in Canada. On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures it's a heart-warming story of how a solar powered church came to be. See story: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/canadas-first-net-zero-church

Duration:00:03:59

185. Super Energy Efficient Cooking - Lentil Soup in a Thermos

1/18/2018
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CKUA's Green Energy Futures and the Energy Detective compares cookers to find the best and most energy efficient way to slow cook lentil soup! We compared slow cookers, pressure cookers and the Thermos slow cooker. See our story on The Energy Detective: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/181-the-energy-detective

Duration:00:03:59

184. Record breaking low prices for wind power in Alberta in 2017

1/9/2018
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Green Energy Futures looks back at 2017 with Dr. Tim Weis. It was a big year for green energy in Alberta. The province secured 600 megawatts of wind power at the lowest prices in Canadian history and built the first utility scale solar project in Western Canada. This and more in our year-end review story on CKUA's Green Energy Futures. Learn more at www.greenenergyfutures.ca

Duration:00:03:59

184. Year in Green Energy with Tim Weis

1/7/2018
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Green Energy Futures looks back at 2017 with Dr. Tim Weis. It was a big year for green energy in Alberta. The province secured 600 megawatts of wind power at the lowest prices in Canadian history and built the first utility scale solar project in Western Canada. This and more in our year-end review story on CKUA's Green Energy Futures. Learn more at www.greenenergyfutures.ca

Duration:00:03:59

183. Secrets of the EnerGuide home audit revealed

11/1/2017
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This week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we tag along with EnerGuide auditor Jeff Paton as he assesses a 1956 home. The new EnerGuide label shows how much energy a home uses, where it is losing energy and what improvements can produce the biggest bang for the buck. See Green Energy Futures story, video and blog

Duration:00:03:59

182. Top Ten Energy Efficiency tips for the home

11/1/2017
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This week on CKUA's Green Energy Futures we enlist Jeff Paton, an EnerGuide home auditor to help us build a list of the Top Ten Energy Efficiency Tips for your home. Some are as easy as changing a light bulb, some are more involved and expensive such as adding insulation and improving your windows–all will help you reduce your energy use, save money and reduce your emissions. Learn more in our Green Energy Futures blog and video

Duration:00:03:59

181. The Energy Detective saves 50% of electricity

11/1/2017
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On this week's CKUA Green Energy Futures The Energy Detective is in the house! Ron Kube discovered he was using twice the electricity of an average home! So he became a full-fledged energy detective, saved more than half on his electricity use and then installed a smaller solar system. See video, blog and photos

Duration:00:03:59