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Energy Market Update – October 2014

Alberta Calgary downtown had a power outage from October 11th – 16th due to an underground fire. The blaze in the underground utility vault did extensive damage to its surrounding electrical infrastructure causing Enmax to replace 3.5 km of electrical cable. During this outage, approximately 1,900 customers […]

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Energy Market Update – September 2014

Alberta Enmax fights its dispute to return $375 Million to its consumers under a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program designed to even the playing field between municipally owned utilities and corporations. The province of Alberta accused the Alberta utility provider of inflating the value of […]

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Energy Market Update – August 2014

Alberta Edmonton skyline to set to make new records with the announcement of a 62 storey skyscraper near the new downtown arena. It will be home for Stantec Engineering and Consulting group as well as the city’s tallest building. Location of the tower will be top of […]

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Energy Market Update – July 2014

Alberta TransAlta announced a $580-million plan to build, own and operate a new gas-fired power plant in Western Australia. This plant would generate 150-megawatt power to state-owned utility Horizon Power and subsidiary Fortescue Metals Group. All three companies have an agreement for 25 years and may be […]

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Energy Market Update – June 2014

Alberta Edmonton residents have decreased their water consumptions but at the same time, water rates have increased. EPCOR the water utility, loses revenue when less water is used. This decrease in revenue has led to increasing rates for water. According to James Beckett, city’s utilities advisor, this […]

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Energy Market Update – May 2014

Alberta TransAlta Corporation is currently facing allegation over incidents that happened in 2010 and 2011. During winter of those years, TransAlta turned 3 coal fired power plants off line and electricity prices in the market increased. TransAlta acquired $16 million in profits during the shutdown of those […]

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Energy Market Update – April 2014

Alberta Alberta has a new leader in water safety. Nicholas Ashbolt is the Alberta Innovates Health Solutions’ Translation Health Chair at the University of Alberta with a job to study water safety. “Alberta is the first jurisdiction in North America to introduce drinking water safety plans,” Ashbolt […]

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Climate Change 2014 Report

Climate Change 2014 Report (Download PDF)

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Climate Change FAQ 2014

Volume – Wide: Frequently Asked Questions – PDF

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Get Greener

Get Greener (Download PDF)

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