Alberta’s generation-demand gap presents the province with an unprecedented opportunity to seriously slash greenhouse gas emissions, lower public healthcare costs, and create new business and investment opportunities.
Around the world, a number of economic, environmental, and security imperatives are accelerating the global adoption of renewable energy. Last year, investors poured $254 billion into solar, wind, and other clean power sources. (Pew/ Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 2014). In large part due to massive and ongoing clean energy investments in China, wind and solar—once expensive boutique technologies—are now competitive with fossil fuels in many jurisdictions.
Solar module prices have plunged...