Alberta Election 2019: The UCP has Concluded that Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program (REP) is a Costly Subsidy

What is REP? REP is the series of competitive procurements run by the Alberta Electric System Operator (“AESO”) in 2017 and 2018. Through REP the AESO, as instructed by the Province, encouraged the development of new renewable electricity generation in Alberta by entering into long term contracts to acquire the renewable attributes from the successful… Read More

ALBERTA ELECTION 2019: How the Repeal of Alberta’s Carbon Levy would affect the Electricity Sector

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced this week that Alberta will hold a provincial election on April 16th. AlbertaPowerMarket.com is often asked by stakeholders how we think a change in government will impact the Alberta electricity sector. At the risk of being criticized for weighing in on political issues, in this first of a multi-part series… Read More