Alberta REP Round 1: Ten Berries from Last Week’s AESO Q&A Session

We attended the Q&A session (Q&A) put on last week by the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) for REP Round 1.  REP Round 1 is the first of what is promised to be regular procurements in Alberta that will see the Province procure 5000 MW of renewable electricity between now and 2030.  AlbertaPowerMarket.com has already… Read More

Alberta’s First Competitive Power Procurement Begins

Alberta will hold its first auction for renewable electricity generation contracts in early 2017. The Province’s implementation of sweeping climate change policies in the electricity sector is now supported by key details about its first procurement. A procurement that is a first step on the road to achieving Alberta’s “30 by 30” target (30 per cent… Read More

Alberta Announces the Terms for its Initial 400 MW Renewable Electricity Procurement

Alberta will hold its first auction for renewable electricity generation contracts in early 2017. Speaking Thursday morning at the annual Canadian Wind Energy Association (“CANWEA”) conference in Calgary, the Hon. Shannon Phillips unveiled another piece of the Province’s Climate Leadership Plan. In the course of her morning keynote address, the Minister reaffirmed the Province’s commitment… Read More