Renewable Energy in Northern, Remote and Indigenous Communities Flagship Program's Core Researcher Will Develop Impact Assessment Methodology for Wind Projects by 2020

Bram Noble, leading international environmental impact assessment researcher partners with core team researchers Greg Poelzer, Kevin Hanna and project partner SaskPower to develop IA methodology specific to renewable wind energy projects.

The rapidly evolving renewable energy sector is affected by jurisdictional policy, technological advancements, investments made into projects and community values, all of which combined, has peaked the attractiveness of investments by the federal government.

Reducing diesel use, increasing energy security and building social and economic resilience are just a few of the positive impacts that come from researching and developing strategies to advance renewable energy projects.

Bram Noble has been involved in professional research related to resource development, impact assessment, regulatory processes and the energy sector for 18 years. His work has influenced policy and shaped IA processes in Canada and internationally. 

Read the original story published Oct. 3, 2019 by USask.

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