What is Regional Generate?

On this one-day program we will examine how local energy efficiency and conservation actions connect to the larger climate conversation and discuss the role that students play in the future of energy. The program will emphasize key themes including renewable and alternative energy, net-zero and green building, sustainable transportation, technology, careers and more! This experiential learning event will include tours, workshops and expert presentations and students will be provided tools and resources to share the experience back in their schools.

Calgary: Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, 9:00am-3:00pm. 
Calgary Regional Generate Program Schedule (sample)

Edmonton: Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, 9:00am-3:00pm  

Who can apply?

Teachers can apply to bring a full class or a small group of students. This program is open to all Junior and Senior High students (grades 7-12).

What are the logistics?

A bus will meet you at your school and transport you to the off-site tours and activities.

What is the cost?

Nothing! Inside Education will cover the costs of transportation as well as a boxed lunch.

What are the COVID considerations?

All Inside Education staff are fully vaccinated and will do a rapid test prior to the event. Masking will follow the provincial and/or municipal and/or venue rules on the day of the event. For more information visit the Inside Education FAQs page

What will the students gain from this program?

  • They will have the opportunity to explore real-world applications of energy efficiency technologies and gain insight into research related to energy consumption, efficiency and transportation.
  • Make connections in the role of personal action in reducing energy consumption and the resultant greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Become motivated as student leaders to share their learnings with other students.

What’s in store for the Calgary event?

  • Engaging presentations about Calgary’s new Energy Transition Hub and other locally relevant carbon reduction projects
  • Tours of innovative energy technologies - i.e. solar arrays, carbon capture facilities, green buiding designs, etc.
  • Hands-on Energy Expo workshop to experiment with energy technologies (solar panel, wind turbine models, etc.)

What’s in store for the Edmonton event?

  • Access to the Canadian Hydrogen Convention, including a Hydrogen 101 workshop with industry professionals and a tour of the exhibition hall
  • Tour of innovative energy technologies - i.e. renewable & alternative energy research and design projects.

How do I apply?

The application deadline is Tuesday March 8th and you will be notified by Tuesday March 15th.

Please apply using this form.

Inside Education’s work brings us to all corners of the province, as such, we acknowledge the Indigenous people who lived among and traveled through the land in the area currently known as Alberta. The relationship the Peoples of Treaty 6, Treaty 7, and Treaty 8 and Alberta’s M├ętis people have with the land is founded on a deep respect for the environment. This connection forms the foundation of our personal responsibility for the stewardship of our natural resources, a connection Inside Education strives to foster among students and teachers through our diverse programming. Inside Education is a registered charity #101894319RR0001

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