Chad Walker, Ph.D.

Research - Teaching - Impact


[the tentatively titled] SLICER Project

Smart, Local, & Integrated Community Energy Research Project. Our goal is to advance our social scientific understandings of smart and local energy transitions in Canada.


UK-based academic consortium aimed at understanding the challenges and opportunities within Smart Local Energy Systems. Supported through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

The Community Appropriate Sustainable Energy Security (CASES) Partnership

The CASES Partnership is a research initiative involving 15 northern and Indigenous communities and public and private sector project partners from Canada, Alaska, Sweden, and Norway. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.


Achieving Strength, Health, and Autonomy through Renewable Energy Development for the Future. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).