Although 60%-70% of our electricity is generated from coal, Alberta has the installed capacity to reduce that significantly! The below info-graphic shows how much installed capacity we have by generation type. This is also based on 16 GW’s of available capacity of which we have only ever used 10.5 GW’s during our record peak this […]
How green are we Alberta? The new government wants to begin phasing out our coal sooner than planned and we have a lot of work to do to green up our power! Soon we will be launching our Get Green program where you can “green” up a portion or all of your bill if you […]
Big Utility in the news again. It is important to have a good understanding of how the market works in Alberta when reading these articles. The only people that would have been affected by the alleged manipulation by TransAlta would have been people who were on regulated or floating rates. Anyone who was in a […]
Any Star Trek Fans out there? Looks like we could be heading to space sooner than we thought! I wonder if this energy source could be used for generating renewable energy…. Read the full article here.
Just landed in Europe for some business and saw this wind farm as I landed in The Netherlands. Europe is very progressive with renewables and it is exciting to see it up close. And… the Dutch pretty much invented the windmill, so no surprise the country is full of them!