Identify an existing City of Calgary owned building that is nearing major system lifecycle renewals and pilot an energy-use reduction and fuel-switching project. The project will focus on the Alberta and Calgary specific barriers encountered in the process of transitioning existing buildings from fossil fuel based systems, to being fully electrified and/or connected to a renewable energy system.
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The idea we're bringing encompasses environmentally friendly means of collecting waste and proper processing of waste. This process will eliminate waste going to the landfill and produce items used day-to-day. Our goal... more »
A partial loan guarantee program for property owners financing innovative retrofit projects on the path to net-zero emissions.
Mobilizing private capital for innovative energy projects will be critical to put Calgary on the path to net-zero emissions. Accessing affordable capital is a barrier for many property owners, especially when considering completing a deep energy retrofit. Planning... more »
Steam methane reforming (SMR) and carbon capture and storage (CCS) are proven technologies with decades of reliable... more »
Since my proposal is still being fleshed out and I got to know about the mayor challenge a little later, I would like to only submit the idea.
What reduces the carbon footprint by utilizing... more »
Buildings within cities consume a great deal of energy and generate... more »
Our micro-scale carbon... more »
Calgary's carbon footprint is enormous and costly to the environment and the economy. Yet, high quality data is lacking on how the choices and daily activities of Calgarians drive emissions. The data gap is equally huge in terms of how policies, incentives, and initiatives are helping or hindering people to right-size their energy use.
Through Calgary Climate Hub's established connections with... more »