Latest News for: Alberta projects


Reminder to Alberta: Energy Booms Can Be Fleeting

The Epoch Times 05 Dec 2021
Commentary There is a popular bumper sticker often seen in Alberta ... When the Alberta government tabled its budget last February, an $18.2 billion deficit was projected ....

TransAlta Renewables starts up 206.4-MW wind park in Alberta

Renewables Now 03 Dec 2021
Canadian independent power producer (IPP) TransAlta Renewables Inc (TSE.RNW) said on Thursday that its 206.4-MW Windrise wind facility in Alberta has come online on November 10 ... Windrise is TransAlta Renewables’ largest wind power plant so far and its tenth in the province of Alberta.

CRAIG: Here's how approving oil and gas projects can help the environment

Toronto Sun 03 Dec 2021
Imagine if government bodies in Canada approved more pipelines and major oil and gas mega projects, but – and this is a big “but” – dedicated all the corporate income tax revenues and royalties from those new projects to reduce emissions? ... The tax revenues that would have come from the projects in question is unimaginable.

How much carbon does Indigenous pipeline resistance keep in the ground?

North Shore News 03 Dec 2021
At stake is a $6-billion pipeline funnelling natural gas from fields in Alberta and B.C.’s northeast to a processing facility on the coast. Once completed, the project will be the biggest of its kind in Canada ... The study limited its analysis to the reported climate impact of specific projects over the decade ending in 2019.

Weekly renewables M&A round-up (Nov 29-Dec 3)

Renewables Now 03 Dec 2021
-- BW Ideol to buy into 30-MW floating wind project in France ... -- Westbridge buys majority stake in 236-MWp solar project in Alberta. Canadian solar and energy storage developer Westbridge Energy Corporation (CVE.WEB) has purchased a 75% stake in the developer of a 236-MW DC solar project with a 100-MW battery component in Alberta, Canada.

Westbridge buys majority stake in 236-MWp solar project in Alberta

Renewables Now 02 Dec 2021
Canadian solar and energy storage developer Westbridge Energy Corporation (CVE.WEB) has purchased a 75% stake in the developer of a 236-MW DC solar project with a 100-MW battery component in Alberta, Canada ... With the new asset, Westbridge controls three utility-scale solar projects in Alberta and Texas with a combined capacity of 735 MW.

Jenner Wind Power Project, Canada

Power Technology 02 Dec 2021
Jenner Wind Power Project is a 409MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Alberta, Canada ... Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer Onshore 409 – 409 Permitting Alberta, Canada Joss Wind Power; Power Renewable Energy.

High-flying oil and gas prices paint rosier shade of red ink on Alberta budget

Castanet 01 Dec 2021
Alberta Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board, Travis Toews delivers the 2021 budget in Edmonton Alta, Thursday, Feb ... Alberta's budget outlook for this year is turning a rosier shade of red ink with jobs up, the deficit down and oil and gas prices humming along at unexpectedly high levels.

A Hydrogen powered future

Resource World 01 Dec 2021
But much will depend on the willingness of government to support hydrogen projects, such as that planned by two oil patch leaders for a hydrogen facility in Alberta ... The Alberta government has already committed to spend $131 million on carbon capture projects to help cut emissions.

Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps

Moosejaw Today 01 Dec 2021
EDMONTON — Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission are asking the regulator to look into what they say is illegal behaviour by one of the province's largest and most prominent homegrown companies ... ATCO Electric sole-sourced the matting services for the Jasper Interconnection project," the document says.

Canada oil province Alberta says higher energy prices will cut fiscal deficit

Reuters 30 Nov 2021
Alberta, whose economy is closely tied to swings in global oil prices, said in a fiscal update that drilling activity and crude production had increased while business output remained solid ... After contracting 7.9% last year, Alberta's real gross domestic product is now forecast to grow 6.1% in 2021, less than the 6.7% projected in August.

Weyerhaeuser Appoints David Graham as President of its Canadian Subsidiary; Fred Dzida to Retire

Ellensburg Daily Record 30 Nov 2021
SEATTLE, Nov ... ABOUT DAVID GRAHAM ... He has worked and resided in three provinces — Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan — and among other key projects has helped with integration on several acquisitions and developing a framework for labor relations at Weyerhaeuser. Graham earned a bachelor's in engineering from the University of Alberta ... ....

US gasoline prices up $1.20 this Thanksgiving, compared to 2020

Beijing News 30 Nov 2021
Los Angeles, California ... "The Keystone XL pipeline was expected to carry 830,000 barrels per day of Alberta oil sands crude to Nebraska, but the project was delayed for the past 12 years due to opposition from U.S. landowners, Native American tribes and environmentalists," Reuters reported ... ....

Capital Power and Enbridge collaborate on CCS project

Hydrocarbon Engineering 29 Nov 2021
Enbridge and Capital Power have agreed to jointly evaluate and advance a CCS project, with Enbridge as the transportation and storage service provider and Capital Power as the CO2 provider, subject to the Government of Alberta's competitive carbon hub selection process and a future Final Investment Decision (FID).