Satellite image of the intertie connecting British Columbia and Alberta's electricity grids.

The Extension Cord Solution

Alberta’s grid needs cleaning up, and its hydro-powered next-door neighbour could help. But not in the way that you might think.
Man driving by a farm of wind turbines.

Renewables Require Real Estate

PICS researcher Kevin Palmer-Wilson factored social acceptance into renewable energy forecasting models—and uncovered a daunting engagement challenge.

Ben Pelto

On Thinning Ice

With shovels, augers, and airborne lasers, Ben Pelto is improving the tools governments and utilities use to help plan for a changing climate.
Wood Pellets Angeles Millwork

Coal Plants Without Coal

With a helpful nod from policy makers, the humble wood pellet could play a starring role in Alberta’s clean-energy transition.