Chad Walker, Ph.D.


Research - Teaching - Impact

Blog posts and other publications


May 30, 2022


Seeking Solutions to Arctic Energy Security Locally Through Renewable Energy Transitions


By Vikas Menghwani, Postdoctoral Researcher and Chad Walker, Postdoctoral Researcher and Jackie Martin, Project Manager, University of Saskatchewan Energy security in the North remains a challenge for many communities.  Increasingly, however, comm...


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Feb 15, 2022


What does ‘local’ mean in emerging UK smart local energy systems?


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Feb 10, 2021


Working with people directly involved in Smart Local Energy Systems to identify successful ways to engage with users (EnergyREV Blog)


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Jun 1, 2017


Toolkit for Turbines: Wind Energy Development in Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada


This toolkit is meant as a relatively high-level lay summary of some of the key findings from Chad Walker’s (Western University) PhD research which looked specifically at the social responses to facility siting processes for wind energy development in ... (Link)


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Mar 1, 2013


Towards Greater Acceptance of Wind Energy: A Review of Community Benefit Models


Summary Wind energy has emerged as one of the most viable and cost-effective means of addressing the intersecting problems of air pollution, energy security and climate change. Especially in Ontario, Canada however, the development of wind energy farms... (Link)


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