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First Ministers Meeting on climate December 2016

OTTAWA—Clean Energy Canada released the following statement in response to the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change released today: QUOTES “For the first time, governments across Canada are working together to hit a national climate target. That’s real progress. “It took leadership from the federal government and many of the premiers to get today’s…

EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta announced today its plans to facilitate the transition away from coal-fired power. Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following comments in response: QUOTES “Earlier this week the federal government announced that traditional coal-fired power plants would be phased out across Canada by 2030. That leaves provinces with coal-fired…

EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta announced today that it will introduce a Renewable Electricity Act and initiate a competitive bidding process in 2017 to deliver 400 megawatts (MW) of renewable power, en route to 5,000 MW of renewable power by 2030. QUOTES “By legislating Alberta’s target of generating 30 per cent of electricity from…

Setting a firm clean electricity target opens Alberta up for billions in investment and thousands of new jobs EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta announced today a firm target to generate 30 per cent of the province’s electricity from renewable sources such as wind, hydro and solar by 2030. This coincides with the government’s commitment to…

When dairy farmer John Bocock decided to install solar panels on his family’s farm northwest of Edmonton instead of leasing a bigger transformer, his reasons were practical. First, it was a smart economic investment. Bocock could generate the power he needed and sell back the extra. Second, it was about long-term security. “We know that pollution…

EDMONTON—Today the Alberta government introduced Bill 20, the Climate Leadership Implementation Act. The new legislation will achieve the following: Set in law Alberta’s carbon levy and rebate Ensure revenue from the carbon levy is invested into actions that address climate change Establish Energy Efficiency Alberta as a provincial agency. QUOTES “With today’s announcement, the Alberta…

Bad news dominated energy headlines in 2015: Plunging oil prices. Oil and gas companies scaling back investment. Business and government books sliding from black deep into the red. Layoffs. Albertans are all too familiar with this story. But there was a bright spot in global energy markets last year: clean energy. And it’s a glimmer…

EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta made a major breakthrough today in announcing a strong and comprehensive set of climate policies. The package includes a plan to phase out coal-fired electricity generation by 2030, a commitment to generate 30 per cent of Alberta’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030, new financing for energy efficiency, and…

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