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Moving Towards Sustainability and Public Interest: Federal Government Introduces the Impact Assessment Act

Posted in Energy – Renewable, Alternative and Clean, Regulation
AlbertaBritish ColumbiaNew BrunswickNova ScotiaOntarioQuébecSaskatchewan

We invite our readers to read an interesting article posted by our colleagues on our Canadian ERA Perspectives blog regarding the introduction by the federal government of the new Impact Assessment Act. It can be accessed here.… Continue Reading

Issuance of Request for Qualification for 200 MW of Wind Energy in Saskatchewan

Posted in Energy – Renewable, Alternative and Clean, Procurement
Saskatchewan

Last week, SaskPower, the provincial electricity production corporation for Saskatchewan, initiated a procurement process for 200 MW of wind energy for a fixed term of 25 years. The request for qualifications phase has begun and will be followed by a request for proposals later this year.

Saskatchewan has set a target to reduce 40 % of its greenhouse gas emissions below 2005 levels and to ensure that half of all electricity generated in the province originates from renewable sources by 2030. SaskPower seeks to procure new sources of energy through a competitive bidding process, as was the case for the … Continue Reading

Looking Ahead at Energy Industry Trends Across Several Provinces

Posted in Carbon Tax, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Electricity, Energy – Renewable, Alternative and Clean, Power
AlbertaNew BrunswickNova ScotiaSaskatchewan

As we begin this new year, we note that several provinces have recently announced and updated their energy plans, which signal important trends in the energy industry. Below are some of the highlights from such provinces.… Continue Reading