Recent Submissions

  • Wildfire Resilience in Southern Alberta 

    Hunter, Emily (Environmental Design, Haskayne School of Business, Law, Schulich School of Engineering, Sustainable Energy Development, University of Calgary, 2022-08)
    Through a qualitative case study of Southern Alberta, this research explores how Alberta communities could benefit from the development of a wildfire resilience network. Resilience networks aim to connect communities with ...
  • Commercialization Potential of Industry-Specific Methane Bio-Filters (MBFs) 

    Subash, Devika (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    Methane Bio-Filters (MBFs) use methanotrophic bacteria to convert methane (CH4), a key greenhouse gas, to less polluting end products. MBFs are designed to treat point-source low volume CH4 emissions as an alternative to ...
  • An economic assessment of renewable natural gas (RNG) as a potential low carbon intensity fuel alternative eligible under Canada’s Clean Fuel Regulations 

    Williams, Jordan (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    The purpose of this project is to determine whether the production of renewable natural gas (RNG) using corn stover or dairy cow manure in Canada is economically feasible using a discounted cash flow analysis. Further, ...
  • Evaluating Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs for Natural Gas Pipelines 

    Smith, Timothy (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    Natural gas plays an important role in heating homes and fueling industry now and for many years to come. Natural gas transmission pipelines are integral to ensuring natural gas is delivered to those homes and businesses ...
  • A Multi-Dimensional Analysis of Seasonal Hydropower Generation and Pumped Energy Storage in an Alberta Irrigation Network 

    Pearson, Kristina Marian Evelyn (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    I compared three new seasonal hydropower generation (summer) and pumped energy storage (winter) projects within existing Alberta irrigation infrastructure to evaluate their environmental and economic value. I used the ...
  • Learning from Hurricane Maria 

    Schirmer, Manuel (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    The Caribbean region, due to its geographical location, is regularly prone to natural disasters such as hurricanes. In Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria caused widespread destruction in 2017 while highlighting interesting ...
  • Review of Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Options for Natural Gas-Fired Power Generation 

    Oyedola, Abayomi John (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    The world’s glaring CO2 problem as one of the greenhouse gases causing global warming stares us in the face. Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration is one of the options to curtail this existential challenge. This ...
  • Feasibility of using pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) to replace diesel in Bella Coola British Columbia 

    Owen, Jessica Renee (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    Can pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) reduce or eliminate diesel dependency in Bella Coola, British Columbia? This study looked into the possibility of using PRO to replace diesel in Bella Coola by analyzing the energy ...
  • For Peat’s Sake! Climate Change, Citizen Science, and the Northwest Territories 

    Newby, Coleen (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    The Northwest Territories is experiencing global warming at a rate two to three times faster than the other areas of Canada (Environment and Natural Resources [ENR], n.d.-b). Canada has committed to address climate change, ...
  • Assessment of Indigenous Perspectives embodied in Sustainability Reporting and ESG Disclosure Practices of Canadian Exploration and Production Companies 

    Markvoort, Kimberly (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2022-08)
    Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting plays an increasingly important role in Canadian business. Indigenous rights are emerging as key disclosure criterion for ESG reporting in Canada s energy sector. A ...

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