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Electricity represents a sizeable portion of many industrial companies' expenses. The surge in natural gas prices in 2022 made companies realize that electricity is not inexpensive and strategic cost control means a world's difference in a company's profits. Arcus Power is a Calgary startup that provides electricity intelligence so industrial companies can hedge against high electricity prices, as well help them to optimize their operations to reduce electricity costs.
In the 2010s, shale oil's cost advantage over Alberta's oil sands made investors give up on them. However, our Alberta homegrown champions refused to give up on them. Over the years, they were nurtured and with some AI optimization, the oil sands are now investors' favourite oil assets.
Oil and gas exploration is a costly endeavour. Calgary-based Bruce Nguyen proposed using deep learning to enhance seismic image resolution to improve interpretation for geophysicists to reduce exploration risk.
The story of the largest sub-national government repository Open Government data program.