Powering your home off-grid means assessing all potential loads, storage requirements, and the best source of renewable power on your land. Then you have to set up and run all this equipment. How do independent Albertans get the expertise to become their own power company?
There's some exciting new building technologies in Alberta, but that's not nearly the whole picture. Many Albertans are also busy analyzing and upgrading the energy efficiency of our older buildings. How are they doing it, and how are they paying for it?
Transporting and storing imported food is a major contributor to the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Eating locally-produced food is better for our environment, health and future food security. How are Albertans learning to get in touch with the land, even in the city?