Generating electricity from the sun makes sense in Alberta — it’s one of the sunniest provinces in Canada. The Solar for Schools Program will help school boards meet their electricity needs in a way that protects them from typically volatile prices in global energy markets.
A dozen renewable energy companies, industry associations and think-tanks are urging the Alberta government to solidify its commitment to having renewables supply at least 30 per cent of the province’s electricity by 2030.
As Alberta begins consultations for a renewed climate change strategy, the Pembina Institute is bringing some of the best thinking on climate policy to Edmonton for the daylong 2015 Alberta Climate Summit on September 9.
A new report examining policies and programs that support growth and development of companies in the clean technology (cleantech) sector has uncovered significant shortcomings in Canada’s approach, and a lack of a clear policy framework federally and provincially.