Solarpunk Presents

Podcasts about creating the future we'd like to live in

Season 1

Episode 7: Shining bright in the heart of oil country: interview with Heather MacKenzie from Solar Alberta

In today’s episode, Ariel chats with Heather MacKenzie, Executive Director of Solar Alberta, about transitioning to renewable energy deep in the heart of oil and gas country – in a just and sustainable way. Join us to learn about the history of the Solar Alberta organization, from its grassroots beginnings in neighbourhood solar projects, to dealing with (government-funded!) trolls online, all the way up to being the leading non-profit solar organization in Alberta and providing worker upskilling in a unique market.

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