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Energy East changing hearing process after Montreal 2016 protest

Energy East changing hearing process after Montreal 2016 protest

Four board members to make changes to hearing process with public and Indigenous input The National Energy Board (NEB) is gathering input from Indigenous peoples and the public to help shape changes to hearing process and other engagement activities for Energy East and Eastern Mainline projects until July 15, according to a press release. Relevant findings from  engagement […]

Alberta govt caps electricity prices as part of power market reform

Alberta govt caps electricity prices as part of power market reform

NDP govt moving from energy-only market (low price, high volatility) system to capacity market (higher price, low volatility) The Alberta government has introduced legislation that would see the Regulated Rate Option electricity cost capped at 6.8 cents per kilowatt. The bill would be over a four year period from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2021, […]

Calgary and Edmonton on the road to economic recovery – Conference Board

Calgary and Edmonton on the road to economic recovery – Conference Board

Unless oil price rises above $50/b, high paying oil and gas jobs may not return until 2018 or later Gradually rising oil prices will help pull the economies of Calgary and Edmonton out of recession this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Metropolitan Outlook: Spring 2017. Calgary’s economy is expected to grow for […]