Renewable energy — what you need to knowFAQs

Publication - Aug. 26, 2020 - By Vincent Morales, Binnu Jeyakumar

Alberta has some of the best renewable resources in Canada. There are significant opportunities to supply the majority of Alberta households and industries with reliable, cheap and clean electricity.

With the falling costs of solar and wind energy, our electricity sector has entered a new reality where renewable generation is the most economical source of new electricity generation for the province. As more citizens, community groups, local governments and businesses express interest in taking advantage of renewable energy, several questions come up repeatedly. This document aims to answer those common questions.

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

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