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Anti-coal health groups take out ad on solar-powered digital billboard

EDMONTON – If you’re driving down Calgary Trail, you might notice a new campaign pushing for Alberta to phase out coal-fueled power plants.  The ad near 63 Ave. 436 more words

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Onshore, offshore: tell us any wind farm makes sense

For some reason, there is a sudden buzz about offshore wind power in Ontario. Last week, the province put out two Requests for Proposal pertaining to offshore wind power generation. 199 more words

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Clean Electricity in Alberta Means Less Reliance on Coal

While the government of Alberta continues to develop its Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy Framework, a new report from the Pembina Institute and Clean Energy Canada argues that “With effective policy, the province could cut the percentage of grid electricity that is supplied from coal energy from over 60 per cent today to less than four per cent by 2033.” (p.1) According to the report, in 2013, coal power generation supplied 63.7 per cent of electricity in Alberta’s grid (compared to 39.1 per cent of the in the United States). 154 more words