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An Alberta community renewable energy story

An Alberta community renewable energy story

Electricity co-ops in rural areas keep more money and jobs in the local community – Jordan Webber By Lee Todd, Analyst, Pembina Institute Jordan Webber wears many hats. He has experience in banking, works in economic development for Starland County and sits on the board of the Alberta Solar Co-op. But his heart is in farming. […]

By September 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Science confirms oilfield produced water safe for irrigation

Science confirms oilfield produced water safe for irrigation

by Dave Quast, EnergyInDepth For more than 20 years, Kern County’s Cawelo Water District (Cawelo) has helped farmers offset water shortages by recycling some water brought from the ground (“produced”) during the oil and gas development process in non-hydraulically fractured wells. The produced water is filtered and treated by Cawelo. The water district then blends […]

By October 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →