In Peter’s 2022 Energy Disruptors keynote, he looks to the 1990s to reveal the conditions that must be met on our journey to net zero now.
A New Zealand startup is hoping to realize Nikola Tesla’s century-old dream of wireless power transmission.
The manure has hit the wind turbine. Cleantech has taken a beating on the market of late. Here’s what happens next.
With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the dream of cheap, clean, safe and secure energy is once again disrupted.
This latest bull run on oil has some calling for another era of $100+ oil, but this isn’t a replay of the last bull run.
Back when presentations were still delivered via overhead projectors, Peter Tertzakian had his light bulb moment, literally.
With new energy systems, it’s a “which comes first” dilemma — infrastructure or customers? A proposed hydrogen plant may have an answer.
We’re thrilled to announce this unique collaboration with Heritage Park.
Energyphile is a proud Communication Arts WEBPick, recognized for excellence in design and technology.
In Peter’s 2013 TEDxCalgary talk, he reflects on the future of the oil and gas industry by looking back on the candle industry.
Recognized for his reinvention of the way energy is communicated, our very own Peter Tertzakian graces the cover of Avenue’s Innovation Issue.
In the fifth episode of Disruption, we talk to young people starting a career in energy. What drew them to it? What do they think the future holds?
The Line 5 dispute is a reminder that Canada’s energy security is no better than it was in 1973, when the Kimon made its circuitous journey.
Before there was Musk, there was Valier. Watch footage of Max Valier’s rocket-powered trials — of cars, sleds and planes — in the 1920s.
In the fourth episode of Disruption, we talk to three entrepreneurs about the highs, the lows, the personal tolls of leading change in energy.
Discover the six forces of change that both drive and deter our energy transitions.
Six considerations for what inflation could mean to the energy industry and decarbonization.
In the third episode of Disruption, we explore how money makes the business of energy — oil and gas, and green tech — go ’round.
Behind every layoff, there’s a person. In the second episode of Disruption, Peter talks to people directly affected by the downturn.
Energyphile and Ivey Business School are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s short story competition.
When you buy a new home, do you think about its utility bill? Probably not, but you might want to.
As oil and gas communities face the loss of the resources they’re built upon, what’s to become of them and their people?
Disruption — a new CBC Calgary podcast cohosted by Peter — explores the profound challenges of sudden energy transition.
Nine lessons the pandemic has taught us about the implications of transforming our energy systems.
In our first video vignette, peek inside an 1889 book on carriage suspension from the Energyphile museum.
The extreme weather in the US has sent it scrambling for Canada’s natural gas. It’s a scene we’ve seen before.
Our monthly book clubs are casual, thoughtful conversations about energy issues, facilitated by Peter Tertzakian.
Musk’s $100 million prize for carbon-removal technologies is sure to accelerate innovation in this space.
A University of Ottawa panel explored hydrogen’s future in Canada. Read Peter’s remarks and watch the full panel.
This 1930s footage shows the effort that went into the business of keeping food cool before refrigeration.
To sustain ever-decreasing costs of renewable energy, the old economy must catch up with the new.
When a book publisher told Peter, “Nobody reads the stuff in the middle,” the seeds of Energyphile were planted.
Three pandemic-proof forecasts for the energy market in 2021, involving green energy, consolidation and demand.