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Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

“There's no sort of co-ordinated national approach or national standards, laws, regulations,” said Ryan Ness, director of adaptation at the Canadian Climate Institute.
Carbon capture to help reduce emissions from hydrogen

Carbon capture to help reduce emissions from hydrogen

“We have infrastructure already in place,” said Amit Kumar, professor at the University of Alberta and Alberta Innovates Associate industrial research chair in energy and environmental systems engineering.
Future highways will feature both hydrogen, electric vehicles: expert

Future highways will feature both hydrogen, electric vehicles: expert

The long-haul trucking industry is currently being examined as the future of hydrogen, while electric vehicles are being pegged for personal use.
Alberta is banking on hydrogen to lead its green transition

Alberta is banking on hydrogen to lead its green transition

Most of the hydrogen in the province is produced from natural gas and the process emits C02, which is currently released into the atmosphere.
Province banks on hydrogen with new innovation centre; hopes to lead country, says Nally

Province banks on hydrogen with new innovation centre; hopes to lead country, says Nally

“The hydrogen sector is moving so fast, it’s almost hard to believe where we’ve come in just the last couple of years,” Premier Jason Kenney said at a hydrogen convention on Tuesday.
Albertans could soon store, sell electricity to grid if new bill is passed

Albertans could soon store, sell electricity to grid if new bill is passed

“This legislation will help create more investment and competition, leading to more supply and increased affordability for consumers over the long term,” said Alberta Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity Dale Nally.
Rise of EVs will require smarter, greener electricity grid: expert

Rise of EVs will require smarter, greener electricity grid: expert

Demand-side management can help better use what is already generated
Transport ready for hydrogen switch

Transport ready for hydrogen switch

With many different sectors able to move to hydrogen use, Adnan Khan, an energy systems analyst, said he calculates the future demand for hydrogen to hit 13,000 tonnes of per day.
More investment needed in electricity to reach net zero by 2035: experts

More investment needed in electricity to reach net zero by 2035: experts

“I think we can be a lot more ambitious in terms of the magnitude of investment,” said Binnu Jeyakumar, director of clean energy at the Pembina Institute.
Ottawa looks to guarantee carbon price

Ottawa looks to guarantee carbon price

“When a business makes a decision, and the carbon price is part of that decision, it's a bit unfair to pull the rug out [from under] them later,” said Tristan Goodman president of The Explorers and Producers Association of Canada, a national lobby group representing Canada's oil and gas industry.
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