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Making Sense of Energy

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Alberta Wind Power Blows Past Key Milestone

Province tops 1,000 megawatts, but industry faces challenges. Now is the right time for medium to large energy users to sign up for power and gas contracts, according to Solution 105, Edmonton?s leading energy consultancy. Alberta’s wind-power generation capacity broke the 1,000-megawatt mark for the first time […]

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Energy Market Update – March 2014

Alberta Alberta Premier Alison Redford has resigned. With her government in turmoil and Tory MLAs and party members in open defiance of the leader, Redford announced her resignation 896 days after officially becoming Alberta’s first woman premier. In her own words, “I am not prepared to allow […]

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Edmonton named 2014 National Earth Hour Capital

Charles Mandel | Property Biz Canada The City of Edmonton has been selected as the 2014 National Earth Hour Capital by the World Wildlife Fund’s jury of global sustainability experts. Edmonton Waste ManagementThe Earth Hour City Challenge is a two-tiered event where a national capital is selected […]

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Energy Market Update – February 2014

Alberta Alberta watchdog accuses TransAlta of manipulating the market by shutting down its power plants on four occasion from 2010 to 2011 during peak times to increase pool prices. Market Surveillance Administrator filed these accusations on Feb 24, 214. TransAlta filed a complaint against the MSA and […]

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Energy Market Update – January 2014

Alberta The City of Edmonton will buy its power from Calgary-owned Enmax for the first time starting January 1, 2014 as a result of a public tender. This new contract saves the city about $1 million annually compared to the old contract with Capital Power. It also […]

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Energy Market Update – December 2013

Alberta Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) could exercise its right to overrule County of Provost’s decision to deny development permits to BluEarth Renewables if it approves the $ 240M project. The project would consist of 46 towers that would produce about 100MW of wind power. The County of […]

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Energy Market Update – November 2013

Alberta IKEA, the Swedish furniture retailer, announced its purchase of 46-MW wind farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta. This purchase is expected to generate twice the total energy consumption of its stores across the country. This increases the province’s availability of renewable energy resources since the power generated […]

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Energy Market Update – October 2013

Alberta TransCanada Corp. is repairing a northeastern Alberta pipeline after a natural gas leak was detected on October 17, 2013. Around 2:50 a.m., TransCanada’s gas control centre detected a drop in pressure on a section of its north-central corridor natural gas pipeline, said company spokesman Shawn Howard. […]

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