Tag: Hydro

Southern Alberta Energy Forum

May 15, 2019 Fort Macleod, Alberta.  Members of the Green Cat team, in conjunction with Pembina Institute and the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre will be on hand at Fort Macleod Town Hall to discuss renewable energy, energy storage, and community opportunities.  Read more.  

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SaskPower Power Generation Partner Program

Sask Power today announce a self generation program to support renewable energy projects up to 1MW. The program is to be known as the Power Generation Partner Program (PGPP). The program offers a base energy price of $108.22/MWh and a contract term of 20 years. Eligible technologies include: Solar, Hydro, Biomass, Biogas and Geothermal. The […]

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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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Issue 04: Energy Challenges in Remote Communities

It is well known that remote communities face many challenges when dealing with meeting their energy demands. There are many examples around the world where remote communities have introduced renewable energy generation to help address some of these challenges and provide residents with a stable, clean long-term supply of electricity. In this week’s post we […]

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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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