Clean Energy Opportunities for Alberta Municipalities

Publication - Aug. 26, 2020 - By Vincent Morales, Morrigan Simpson-Marran

Clean energy opportunities are a win for Alberta’s municipalities: they create jobs, attract investment and increase quality of life for residents.

This primer was created to guide Alberta municipalities of all sizes toward practical and effective measures that take advantage of clean energy opportunities across the transportation, buildings, and electricity sectors to diversify their economies.

With operations covering almost every aspect of their residents’ lives, municipalities are in a strong position to lead the shift to clean energy.

The opportunities described here have multiple benefits: cost savings, economic development, increased livability, and pollution reduction. None of these measures are silver bullets in and of themselves, but the benefits multiply when opportunities are implemented together.

This resource was made possible in part with the financial support of:

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Municipal Climate Change Action Centre logo EEA logo


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