• Nine ways to ensure your solar system investment pays off

    Here’s how to make sure your solar PV system is operating optimally, so your investment pays back now and into the future.

  • A year of savings with Municipal Energy Managers

    Town of Cochrane and the City of St. Albert hired energy managers to develop energy management plans, find energy-saving opportunities, and lead energy reduction projects. Learn more about their experience with these positions after their first year.

  • Impact report 2020

    Despite the pandemic in 2020, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and school authorities participated in the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre’s programs and reduced their operating costs, decreased greenhouse gas emissions, and supported local job creation in Alberta more than ever before.

  • How to Calculate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Follow this simple approach for calculating emissions reductions to understand your carbon impact.

  • Nine municipalities designate Municipal Energy Champions

    Thank you to every municipality that applied to the Municipal Energy Champions program. The second cohort of the Municipal Energy Champions includes nine new municipalities.

  • Partners for Climate Protection spotlight: Town of Banff

    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 will protect communities from the impact of severe weather changes….

  • 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.