Capacity Market Design: Update on the Length of the Delivery Period

A few weeks ago we told you about capacity market design in Alberta, and the debate going on over the length of the delivery period that will apply in the capacity market for new facilities.  Yesterday the AESO issued SAM 3.0.  It describes the provisional recommendations of the 5 stakeholder working groups struck by the AESO… Read More

Alberta to Cap Electricity Rates and Bring in a Capacity Market

Alberta continued to rapidly overhaul its electricity market policies with the announcement yesterday that it would cap power rates and introduce a new capacity market in Alberta. Cap on Power Rates The Province announced that by June 2017, it will put in place a cap or rate ceiling to ensure that Albertans opting for the… Read More