The Town of Banff is a popular tourist destination and a place where adventurers live and play. The Action Centre recently spoke with Michael Hay, Manager of Environment & Sustainability, at the Town of Banff to learn about his experience in the program and explore examples of their climate achievements and challenges.
Breathing new life into recreation centres
Recreational facilities are the heart of many Alberta communities. Municipalities are breathing new life into their recreation facilities with energy-efficient retrofits, benefitting their communities for generations.
How to evaluate municipal climate action
Highlight achievements, assess best practices, and provide direction for future emission mitigation actions by monitoring, measuring and reporting on your municipal climate action projects.
Nominate a Municipal Energy Champion for your municipality
Nominate a staff member to become your municipality’s energy champion to better manage energy consumption and find cost-saving opportunities.
Energy efficiency on a tight budget
High energy consumption across several municipal facilities adds up to expensive utility bills. Learn how Adeniyi Adeaga, Municipal Energy Manager, Foothills County is managing energy use and finding ways to reduce operational costs on a tight budget.
Supporting climate adaptation, resiliency, and risk reduction with the new Climate Adaptation Program
2-minute read The Government of Alberta is investing in climate adaptation projects that will create good jobs for Albertans and…
Advantages of switching to an electric ice resurfacer
Resurfacing the ice is a crucial part of any arena maintenance plan and can be an expensive endeavor. Learn how the City of Medicine Hat will save on maintenance costs and reduce GHGs with their new ice resurfacer.
Partners for Climate Protection Spotlight: City of St. Albert
The City of St. Albert shares how the approval of their Environmental Master Plan guides goals to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for the City, its residents and business.
How to inspire students with solar power
Inside Education and the Action Centre have shared goals of helping Alberta students and teachers better understand energy in Alberta, and equipping schools with the resources they need to educate about, and act on Alberta’s enormous solar energy potential.
Investing in Municipal Community Generation
The Municipal Climate Change Action Centre, in partnership with Alberta Innovates, is providing $6M to two renewable energy community generation projects through the Municipal Community Generation Challenge.