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Coal-fired power plants feel the heat of Alberta's new carbon tax rules

Brian Vaasjo is concerned about stranded assets.

Despite standing alongside Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips as she described the beginnings of her government’s new climate change strategy at a news conference, the CEO of Capital Power Corp. 977 more words


REITs and some utility bonds remain attractive

Rising yields will remain a significant headwind for Canadian corporate bonds during the remainder of the year, but further tightening of spreads should help offset some of the impact. 478 more words


TransAlta abandons Alberta's $1.4B carbon-capture plant

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. has abandoned plans to build a $1.4-billion carbon capture and storage facility at an Alberta coal-fired electricity plant because the company had no buyers for the carbon dioxide and no way to credit from the plan. 815 more words


Updated: Capital Power hedges political bets

Capital Power Corp., the $1.4 billion publically traded company spun off from city-owned Epcor in mid-2009, has a short history as a separate company but its political donations reflect the changing landscape of Alberta politics. 261 more words


Dividend yields an easy way to profit

At this time of year, many investors are examining their portfolios to re-assess tax efficiency. They will find that one of the easiest ways of improving tax efficiency is by adding dividend-yielding investments. 447 more words


Colo. Vestas plants get new orders

Per the Denver Business Journal:

“Vestas Wind Systems said Wednesday it’s received an order for 79 wind turbines, capable of generating 142 megawatts of power, from Capital Power Corp. 22 more words