The Solar Opportunity - Working in the Industry


Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
1301 16 Ave NW Orpheus Theatre
Calgary AB T2M 0L4

Event Documents

The Experiences of Industry Professionals
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Overview by Rob Harlan, Executive Director of Solar Energy Society of Alberta
A Panel of Solar Professionals


With Guest Presenter the Honorable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks.

Solar seminar In Calgary, Feb. 28.     Alberta’s solar generating capacity is growing rapidly with no sign of slowing down.  The industry needs installers, designers, salespeople, energy assessors , teachers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers.  Looking for meaningful, gainful employment in an industry with a bright future?  What training is needed?  What kinds of jobs are available?  How does one set up a solar business?  What is it like to work in the field? A panel of professionals who make their living in the solar industry will share their experiences and answer your questions about this burgeoning field.

Can't make it person? Join us on Facebook for a live recording of the event. 

With our Guests:

  • Paula McGarrigle - Solas Consulting
  • Matthew Lannigan - National Solar
  • Moni Kawtharnu - Sky Fire Energy
  • Frank Schwieger - CarbonBite Innovations
  • Tom Jackman - SAIT
  • Valerie Atkinson - KCP Energy
  • Adam Gagnon - ENMAX