Canadian Biomass Magazine

Alberta outlines plan to move away from coal

November 10, 2016
By Maria Church

Nov. 10, 2016 - The Alberta government has released some of the details of its plan to invest revenues from its carbon levy to encourage investment in renewable power.

The Renewable Electricity Program, announced Nov. 3, aims to add 5,000 megawatts of renewable electricity capacity by 2030 through auctions run by the Alberta Electric System Operator.

Read the full story by The Canadian Press at Cleantech Canada

RELATED: In October, the Alberta government announced a new Bioenergy Producer Program (BPP) that earmarks $60 million in funding over 18 months, retroactive to April 1, 2016, for bioenergy producers focused on reducing greenhouse emissions.


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