Enabling Community Renewable Energy Development Through AggregationHelping Alberta communities participate in renewable energy projects

Publication - March 31, 2023 - By Pembina Institute, Municipal Climate Change Action Centre, Business Renewables Centre-Canada

Read this original research on the potential for Alberta communities, large and small, urban and rural, to participate in the province’s renewable energy boom as producers and consumers.

Enabling Community Renewable Energy Development Through Aggregation is presented by the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre. It features original research by the Pembina Institute and the Business Renewables Centre-Canada, including surveys and interviews with respondents from three dozen Alberta municipalities, and provides:

  • A summary of Alberta communities’ views on renewable energy procurement
  • Example mechanisms for enabling community renewables
  • Recommendations for advancing community renewables in Alberta’s market

The report also provides an overview of Alberta’s renewable energy boom and illustrates the groundswell of interest in community renewable energy.

Download the report from MCCAC, or find out more here.


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