CALGARY — Ben Thibault, electricity program director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to just some of the editorials, articles and reports released in recent days that contain misleading information about the future of electricity prices in Alberta. Read more »
March 24, 2016—The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available to assist the public and Indigenous groups in participating in the environmental assessment by a review panel of the proposed Amisk Hydroelectric Project in northwestern Alberta.
Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to participate in the environmental assessment, including reviewing and providing comments on the Review Panel Terms of Reference and the Environmental Impact Statement, and preparing for and participating in the public hearing. Read more »
Municipal Councils, residents and MLA’s are cordially invited to an information day on Solar electricity and Biomass energy for communities in Northern Alberta. This will be an opportunity to learn about alternative energy and available funding for municipalities, as well as participate in a regional discussion about the role of alternative energy in our communities.Read more »
CALGARY — Ben Thibault, electricity program director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statements today in response to the economic note on Alberta’s coal phase out plan released by the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI).
“The information the economic note relies on to conclude Albertans will pay a ‘steep bill’ to phase out coal is shaky. It generally cites the province's Climate Leadership Report (CLR), but the CLR does not support the assertion.
The City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust are partnering to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation.
We believe that protecting and improving the environment within Edmonton’s borders is a shared responsibility. Through EcoCity Edmonton, citizens can learn about Edmonton’s environmental vision, find inspiration to take action in their community, and apply for a grant to help get ideas off the ground. Read more »
Solar energy is a growing, healthy industry in Alberta. It is more profitable than ever to put a solar PV system on your home or business and sell excess power to the utility grid. You can purchase or lease a system for your house. If you are renting or have property without solar access, you still have options. You can invest in a system in your neighborhood via a solar investment co-op.
The AER is single regulator of energy development in Alberta—from application and exploration, to construction and development, to abandonment, reclamation, and remediation. This responsibility includes environmental elements related to energy development that were previously held by Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD). Read more »
You are invited to an Oil Sands Monitoring (OSM) Meeting and Update from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2016, and a Forum on the Future of the Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Program from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
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