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The energy transition in Alberta

The energy transition in Alberta

The collapse in oil prices has had a significant impact on the Canadian province of Alberta. The tar sands together with conventional fossil fuels have dominated the economy for decades. But the provincial government has had to diversify and it has been making good progress. Emma Graney writes a good article in the Edmonton Journal … Continue reading

The ups and downs of the energy transition

The ups and downs of the energy transition

We read this week that the Ontario government is planning to scrap many of its renewable energy contracts in order to save the average homeowner Canadian $2.45 per month. Rob Ferguson writes about the developments in the Toronto Star. For a province that has few resources to generate electricity, it seems somewhat puzzling.   Ontario … Continue reading