We conduct and commission original research to better understand the energy landscape and how policy decisions are made.

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13. Sources

Alberta Electric System Operator, “AESO 2012 Long-term Outlook Update,” 2012. http://www.aeso.ca/downloads/AESO_LTO_Update_Final.pdf Alberta Electric System Operator, “2012 LTO Update...

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12. Appendix

EFFECTIVE CAPACITY Effective capacity is a measure of a given generator’s capacity that the Alberta Electric System Operator can rely upon to be available during the peak load hours, such as early...

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11. Recommendations

This report shows that it is technically feasible for Alberta to eliminate its very heavy coal reliance within 20 years, without simply switching this reliance to another fossil fuel. It acknowledges...