Clean Electricity in AlbertaThought Leader Forum: A Made-in-Alberta Proposal to Green the Grid
On May 21, 2013, participants representing a wide variety of stakeholders assembled for the Clean Electricity Thought Leader Forum in Edmonton to discuss a specific policy concept designed to overcome barriers to low-carbon electricity investment in Alberta. In particular, participants reviewed a greenhouse gas emissions-intensity performance standard for the electricity sector, labelled a Clean Electricity Standard (CES), as well as specific mechanisms to help operationalize and implement such a policy.
- Context for Reductions: Tim Weis, The Pembina Institute
- Rationale for a Clean Electricity Standard: Paula McGarrigle, Solas Energy Consulting
- Implementing the Standard: Dale Hildebrand, Desiderata Energy Consulting