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Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Great West Media has received federal government funding through the Local Journalism Initiative to support a reporter to cover climate in Alberta.

Jen will feature in-depth reporting on where Alberta is at with actions to reduce carbon emissions and generation of less carbon-intensive energy, along with climate issues across the province as they intersect with industry, business, the environment, the economy, communities, and lifestyles.

If you have a story idea, please

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jhenderson@stalbert.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Jennifer

Hydrogen and electric vehicles are future of transportation: expert

Hydrogen and electric vehicles are future of transportation: expert

U of A mechanical engineering professor says hydrogen being examined for long-haul trucking industry, while electric vehicles are being pegged for personal use.
Alberta is banking on hydrogen to lead its green transition

Alberta is banking on hydrogen to lead its green transition

Most of the hydrogen in the province is produced from natural gas and the process emits C02, which is currently released into the atmosphere.
Legal Aid hits bail hearing milestone

Legal Aid hits bail hearing milestone

Alberta Legal Aid has hit a milestone with the holding of more than 100,000 bail hearings, a move that came as a result of an RCMP shooting in St. Albert.
Province banks on hydrogen with new innovation centre; hopes to lead country, says Nally

Province banks on hydrogen with new innovation centre; hopes to lead country, says Nally

“The hydrogen sector is moving so fast, it’s almost hard to believe where we’ve come in just the last couple of years,” Premier Jason Kenney said at a hydrogen convention on Tuesday.
Albertans could soon store, sell electricity to grid if new bill is passed

Albertans could soon store, sell electricity to grid if new bill is passed

“This legislation will help create more investment and competition, leading to more supply and increased affordability for consumers over the long term,” said Alberta Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity Dale Nally.
Rise of EVs will require smarter, greener electricity grid: expert

Rise of EVs will require smarter, greener electricity grid: expert

An expert says work needs to be done on Alberta's electricity grid to get it ready for the electric vehicle surge.
More investment needed in electricity to reach net zero by 2035: experts

More investment needed in electricity to reach net zero by 2035: experts

Experts say more is needed from the federal government to reach net-zero.
Transport ready for hydrogen switch

Transport ready for hydrogen switch

With many different sectors able to move to hydrogen use, Adnan Khan, an energy systems analyst, said he calculates the future demand for hydrogen to hit 13,000 tonnes of per day.
Tax credit to spur carbon capture utilization and storage tech

Tax credit to spur carbon capture utilization and storage tech

The federal government has introduced a carbon capture tax credit and experts are saying the money could help make it more feasible for businesses to create greener energy.
Plan to reduce oil and gas emissions 'ambitious': Expert

Plan to reduce oil and gas emissions 'ambitious': Expert

A new plan from the federal government will see the industry cut emissions to 110 megatonnes by 2030. “If we're really going to work towards some of these numbers, we need every tool put on the table available to [the oil and] gas sector and we need them as quickly as possible,” said Tristan Goodman, president of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada.