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There are no commercial geothermal plants currently operating in Alberta, but new research is exploring that possibility. (Canadian Press)
An Alberta town is planning to pull a different kind of energy from the abandoned oil and gas wells that ring its outskirts.read more
Larry Kostiuk knows the future of energy is complicated.
He grew up in the Canadian Arctic and trained as a combustion engineer in Alberta, at Cambridge in the U.K. and at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in California. He then worked for NASA in Ohio and on other projects in the Himalayas, rural China and France. Living around the world taught him that, depending on a society’s geography, culture and history, energy expectations and solutions can vary dramatically.read more
The future of geothermal renewable energy is being spearheaded by University of Alberta researchers. The university is developing new energy options thanks to $75 million in funding for the Future Energy Systems initiative. As part of the...read more
Hot water is additional key to drive oil-and-gas-driven economy out of hot water By Jennifer Pascoe Geophysicists at the University of Alberta are working to generate images of underground rock structure to target the best places to extract the hot water needed to...read more
David Miller spent eighteen months trying to get the engine he built to run. Then he found a graph that told him not to bother.read more
A UAlberta research partnership to retrofit wells near Hinton has the potential to provide megawatts of power to the local community.
It’s the latest project to investigate the use of geothermal energy.read more
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