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Delivering safe, clean, secure energy supplies for the world

Energy Innovations for Today and Tomorrow

UCalgary is in the energy capital of Canada, which means we’re a natural to become a national and international leader in energy research. With contributions from every single faculty on campus, we are focused on creating a low carbon energy system while assessing the cumulative effects of energy-related processes and harnessing unconventional hydrocarbon resources.
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Our four Grand Challenges represent our capacity and areas of expertise:


Celebrating 50 years of impact

Safe, Clean, Secure Energy for the World
By 2035, the world will require energy at a level 1.5 times greater than in 2010. As a global energy hub, Calgary can lead with innovative research to allow future generations to enjoy sustained prosperity with minimal environmental impact, including dramatically reduced carbon emissions. Explore 50 years of expertise »

University of Calgary scientist Dr. Ian Gates is developing a new approach to SAGD that could lower GHG emissions and costs.

Petroleum supplies are non-renewable, and renewable energy sources can't yet meet the world's demands. UCalgary researchers study new techniques to get the most out of available reserves while minimizing environmental impacts.

'High-impact innovation network' will see first cohort start program in fall 2017.

New awards support research for energy transitions and improved health.

Haskayne research tracks dozens of projects to understand how efficient oilsands projects really are.





Date & Time:
June 15, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this webinar, UCalgary scholar Brent Else will discuss the impacts of climate change on Inuit communities and marine ecosystems.

Date & Time:
June 13, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register for this webinar to hear UCalgary scholars Joule Bergerson and Marc Strous share their research on methods and technologies for reducing carbon emission to help ease the transition.

Date & Time:
June 8, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this webinar, UCalgary researchers David Wood, Viola Birss and Mishka Lysack discuss the latest developments in the generation, storage and adoption of renewables. Sign up to learn more about the most promising clean energy possibilities.

Date & Time:
May 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

At this latest Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics Alliance Pipeline Seminar you will learn about primary drivers of current industry trends and industry leading practices.

Date & Time:
May 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Department of Chemistry will be hosting a visiting speaker presentation featuring Dr. Stefan Adams from the Department of Material Science and Engineering at the National University of Singapore.