Category: Hydro

Issue 06: Community Ownership Models

The way of generating and distributing electricity traditionally consisted of centralized, utility owned, large scale generating plants; namely coal, hydro and nuclear, delivering electricity to consumers via long distance, high voltage transmission lines. Power flowed in one direction, from the generators, through the transmission network before stepping down to the local distribution network to supply […]

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BEST Challenge

Emissions Reduction Alberta today launched the BEST Challenge providing up to $70 million in a new competitive funding opportunity. The challenge targets technologies that demonstrate the potential to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Alberta and secure the province’s success in a lower carbon economy. More information available here: https://lnkd.in/dQ73qDK

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IRENA Report on Corporate PPA’s

‘More and more non-energy companies are voluntarily – and actively – procuring or investing in self-generation of renewable energy. Driven by sharp cost reductions, combined with growing calls for sustainability among investors and consumers, renewables have become an attractive source of energy for corporate users around the world.’ The IRENA report provides a comprehensive cross […]

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