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Alberta's coal-power phaseout will begin in 2018, industry association says

CALGARY • The phase-out of coal-fired power generation in Alberta will begin in 2018, not the mandated 2030 deadline, the president of the Coal Association of Canada said Thursday. 534 more words

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Capital Power sees opportunities in Alberta's climate plan

Alberta’s new climate change plan may prompt $30 billion of investment in wind and natural gas electricity generation by 2030 and Edmonton-based Capital Power Corp. is eager to get in on it, company officials said Thursday. 499 more words

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TransAlta soars on Alberta climate change plan

TransAlta Corp. gained the most in seven years after the Alberta government announced a phase-out of coal generation and an acceleration of wind and solar power construction, giving the renewable energy producer an edge over competitors. 218 more words

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Edmonton-based Epcor eyeing new business in Ontario

Edmonton-based Epcor Utilities Inc. is looking to capitalize on new business opportunities in Ontario, where it plans to move into electricity distribution and make its first foray into distributing natural gas. 550 more words

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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

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