Energy Exists in a System

From generation to usage, transportation to regulation, and impacts environmental, economic, and societal in nature, our future relies on a complex web. Progress will require coordinated efforts from researchers in numerous disciplines, each applying their specific expertise to the complex whole.

Energy Systems is a cross-disciplinary research and teaching network that focuses on generating the innovations, discussions, and collaborations that can guide local and global communities through energy transitions needed today and tomorrow.

Director

M. Anne Naeth

Program Coordinator

Lisa Trottier

Contact

energy.systems@ualberta.ca

Energy in Action: The Latest News in Energy Research at the UofA

Learn More About Energy Systems

Do you have questions about Energy Systems? If you'd like to learn more about about our program, let us know!

We also have a robust selection of outreach and engagement opportunities. Contact our communications team at fescom@ualberta.ca if you'd like to hear more.



Energy Systems Curriculum Committee

Would you like to to be involved in forming the direction of curriculum and having a long lasting effect on energy teaching at the UofA? Applications to the Energy Systems Curriculum Committee are now open until 12 February 2021. More information here!



Energy Pathways Career Mentorship Program

Where can advanced energy research training lead? Energy touches everything in our world, so the career possibilities might surprise you. Explore your options with the Energy Pathways Career Mentorship Program.

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Global Energy Systems Conference

In 2023, the University of Alberta Energy Systems Signature Area will host the Global Energy Systems Conference.

The conference will encompass all areas of energy research, from generation to storage and transmission to societal impacts and regulation. We invite you to be part of the conversation.

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North American Energy Dialogue

The energy markets of Canada, the United States, and Mexico are becoming increasingly interdependent as physical infrastructure and commodities trade continues to grow across North America. As leaders in energy research, the University of Alberta, the University of Texas at Austin, and the Tecnologico de Monterrey are now offering a series of webinars will include insights from experts from the three countries as well as perspectives from government, academia, industry, and think tanks. 

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TO BUILD AND SUSTAIN ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD

Solving the complex challenges of energy together.

Ready To Ask The Hard Questions About Our Energy

Energy Systems Director Anne Naeth explains why meeting the global energy needs of today and tomorrow requires a collective, systems-based approach - which is what our Energy Systems signature area is here to do.

New Trail explores past and present energy transitions.

Power Up: The Challenge of Powering the Next Generation

Featuring the insights of some of the University of Alberta's leading voices on energy, New Trail Magazine takes a look at the energy transitions that have already happened across history and the challenges facing us today.


A University of Alberta Signature Area

At the University of Alberta, we value excellence in teaching, research and creative activity that enriches learning experiences, advances knowledge, inspires engaged citizenship and promotes the public good-in Alberta and around the world. Our signature areas bring together world-renowned excellence in research and teaching across disciplines to address complex issues facing society today and tomorrow.