Upcoming Solar Events

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Come see electric vehicles in Calgary - Volts, Leafs and Teslas!
National Drive Electric Week, September 15-21, 2014, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread...

Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

The Edmonton Climate March – September 21

On September 23, the UN is holding a Climate Summit in New York. This Summit will bring political leaders together in an effort to “mobilize the...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Extreme weather events and flooding are occurring more widely and more often than we have come to expect. This energetic and thought-provoking presentation will demonstrate what is true and not...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Come network with solar enthusiasts while enjoying a meal or drink before SESA's Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses seminar. Less than two blocks from the CN Theatre, Mercer Tavern provides an...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Rob and Michelle Avis have been living with and researching a solar greenhouse in Alberta for the past five years. Designed to meet the northern climate challenges of efficiently capturing heat...

Friday, September 26, 2014 to Sunday, September 28, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

This class is designed for electricians, solar installers or those with electrical experience and an understanding of electrical theory and electrical terminology.

The Friday evening, three...

Monday, September 29, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

This 5-hour workshop will address equipment specification, sizing and sourcing. Learn from top Canadian Solar PV equipment and system support leaders: Heliene, Fronius, Scletter, Tigo and EECOL...

Monday, September 29, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

The majority of Alberta's electricity is generated by coal fired plants. (Alberta Energy, 2012). The research is now clear that burning coal comes with substantial human health costs. In Alberta...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Location: Calgary, Alberta

The majority of Alberta's electricity is generated by coal fired plants. (Alberta Energy, 2012). The research is now clear that burning coal comes with substantial human health costs. In Alberta...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Location: Calgary, Alberta

This 5-hour workshop will address equipment specification, sizing and sourcing. Learn from top Canadian Solar PV equipment and system support leaders: Heliene, Fronius, Scletter, Tigo and EECOL...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Thursday, October 2, 2014
Location: Calgary, Alberta

CanSIA’s fifth annual Solar West will bring together 200 of the key thought leaders, decision-makers & enablers of solar energy in Alberta to discuss the path to and implications of 1.5% of...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

The Blatchford community is one of the largest sustainable development projects planned in North America. It will help define the future of Edmonton and will play a significant role in setting the...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

The Blatchford community is one of the largest sustainable development projects planned in North America. It will help define the future of Edmonton and will play a significant role in setting the...

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta

We are rolling out the Green Carpet to showcase local environmental initiatives,connect community members and engage citizens in the environment. Join us on October 2 at MacDonald Island Park to...

Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Sunday, October 12, 2014
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Learn how to work with basic low voltage solar PV systems in off-grid areas in Peru.
The off-grid training program provides the distinct opportunity to get hands-on experience and learn...

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

A panel discussion on net zero energy building design considerations by leaders in the field. Based on the Energy Futures Chasing Net Zero series:...

Thursday, October 16, 2014 to Thursday, November 20, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Interested in “Going Solar”? Planning on building a new home? What is the path to energy independence for the Alberta homeowner? Interested in greening your job? Solar technologies are rapidly...

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: Calgary, Alberta

The workshop will serve as an introduction to the basics of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology with a specific focus on small, off-grid systems similar to those that LUTW designs and installs in...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

How does Alberta’s electricity market work and how can you take advantage of it as a power producer? Warren will help you to understand your utility bill in that context and explain the steps to...

Saturday, November 1, 2014 to Friday, February 20, 2015
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Emerald Awards celebrate environmental excellence in Alberta in all areas, including youth, schools, community groups, governments, business and individuals. Nominate yourself or someone you know...

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

This is a technical 5-hour class suitable for solar installers, battery technicians and homeowners who have some
experience with battery storage systems. It will also be useful for NABCEP...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Solar electric, solar heating, solar hot air or solar hot water systems are going in all over Alberta. Some of them are 20 or more year sold. Come hear from the homeowners that are utilizing...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Northern Canada has many small communities, remote communication sites, resource extraction projects and camp grounds which rely on flown in diesel fuel to provide their electricity. Using solar...

Saturday, February 14, 2015 to Sunday, February 22, 2015
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While Costa Rica has one of the highest rates of electrification in the Americas, many Costa Ricans living in remote areas such as the Talamanca Canton lack basic services including access to...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Cost effective energy storage is the Holy Grail that will usher in the widespread adoption of clean intermittent sources of energy like solar on both the homeowner level and the utility level....

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Thirteen teams from across Canada, including two from Alberta have been testing net zero energy houses to provide empirical support for more accurate building performance data and labeling. This...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

The Living Building Challenge is the built environment’s most rigorous performance standard yet; beyond Built Green, beyond R-2000, beyond LEED, more comprehensive than net zero energy. There are...

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Location: Edmonton,, Alberta

Join us as we celebrate the finalists and recipients of the 24th Annual Emerald Awards.