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City of Calgary taking advantage of Alberta municipal solar program

City of Calgary taking advantage of Alberta municipal solar program

Since program launched in June – 104 residences, businesses and non-profits had systems pre-approved The City of Calgary is saving money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with support from the Alberta Municipal Solar Program, according to an Alberta government press release. The program has helped Calgary add more than 2.3 megawatts of energy capacity to six […]

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Enmax, renewable energy and electric vehicles – peering into the future with executive John Rilett

Enmax, renewable energy and electric vehicles – peering into the future with executive John Rilett

Enmax expects electric vehicle adoption to be slower in Calgary than other Canadian cities Three years ago I interviewed John Rilett, Enmax director of enhanced energy services & renewables, about how the City of Calgary-owned utility was preparing for a future that included renewable energy. Much has changed since then, with a new government in Edmonton […]

Enmax preparing for future of Alberta renewable energy

Enmax preparing for future of Alberta renewable energy

Cost of renewables will drop, fossil fuel costs likely to rise, power grid becomes smarter – Enmax I still refer to this column three years later. Long before Rachel Notley and the NDP assumed power in Alberta (May, 2015), Calgary utility Enmax was already planning to integrate renewables into its power generation mix. Enmax echoes every other […]