Posts Tagged ‘Alberta’

Indigenous investors required in second round of Alberta renewable power auction

The Alberta government says it will require indigenous equity investment from proponents in its second round of bids to build renewable energy projects in the province. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says the province is targeting projects producing 300 megawatts of electricity in its second round which is being designed to boost the economy and training […]

Alberta Wind Energy CORPORATIONSharp Hills Wind Farm wins renewable energy purchase contract

Alberta Wind Energy Corporation is pleased to announce that the Sharp Hills Wind Farm has been awarded a 20 year Renewable Energy Support Agreement from the Government of Alberta through the Renewable Energy Program Round 1. The 248 Mega-watt Project is located near the town of Oyen, in east-central Alberta. The Project was originally developed […]

Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auction

The winning bids came from Edmonton-based Capital Power with a 201-MW project, Lisbon, Portugal-based EDP Renewables with a 248-MW project and Enel Green Power Canada, a division of a Rome-based global power company, with projects of 115 MW and 31 MW. CALGARY – Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive […]

Alberta prepares alternative energy project selection process

Canadian Wind Energy Association president Robert Hornung spoke on the Alberta Morning News and said the government will get to pick and choose which projects get to go ahead. “What the Alberta government has said is that at least in the initial procurement, the key criterion, in fact the only criterion that will be used, […]

Alberta government fleshes out plan to meet its renewable power targets

The Alberta government plans to use revenues from its carbon levy on large emitters to help spur investment in green power. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips outlined details of the Renewable Electricity Program on Thursday as she announced proposed legislation aimed at getting the province to its 30 per cent renewable target by 2030. View full […]

Wind power to supply 500 Alberta schools

The C-Train already runs on it and now 500 Alberta schools have signed up to be powered by the wind. Across the province, 25 school boards have signed 25-year contracts with Calgary-based BluEarth Renewables, which built a 29-megawatt wind farm near the Saskatchewan border in order to power the schools. View full post on Wind […]

TransCanada to end three coal projects in Alberta, citing higher emissions costs

TransCanada plans to terminate purchase agreements from three of its Alberta coal-fired power plants due to the increasing cost of carbon emissions, while continuing its natural-gas and wind-power operations in the province. a TransCanada Corp. says three of its Alberta power plants will become unprofitable as a result of a change in provincial law, so […]

BluEarth Announces Bull Creek Wind Facility is Now Producing Renewable Power in Alberta

BluEarth Renewables Inc. announced that the Bull Creek Wind Facility is now fully operational. Bull Creek is the first of BluEarth’s renewable power projects in Alberta to achieve operation. View full post on Wind Power News

“Alberta Wind Energy Corporation – Power – Deals and Alliances…

The company develops and operates wind power projects. Its projects include Oldman 1 Project, Oldman 2 Project, Windy Point Project, Waterton Project, Cardston Project and Oyen Project. View full post on Wind Power News