How do electric vehicles handle Alberta’s freezing temperatures?

Alberta is in the midst of another cold snap and that’s prompted a challenge to electric vehicle (EV) owners. The Electric Vehicle Association of Alberta’s Cold Weather Smackdown aims to dispel the myth that freezing temperatures create problems for electric…

Alberta legislation would unplug NDP plan to change electricity power market

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 17, 2019 6:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta has introduced legislation to follow through on its promise to end the plan to…

Gas association warns switch to electricity could raise costs by $1.4 trillion

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 16, 2019 6:45 pm Updated October 16, 2019 6:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Canadian Gas Association says building renewable electricity capacity…

Head of wind power association speaks at Calgary conference, pursues partnership with solar, other technologies

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 8, 2019 7:20 pm Updated October 8, 2019 7:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association says…

Energy sector leaders call climate strikers naive, but recognize their right to protest

Oil and gas industry insiders say demands by organizers of Friday’s Global Climate Strike to transition swiftly away from fossil fuels to 100 per cent renewable energy are naive and unrealistic. But the leaders reached on the sidelines of the…

Approval received for $500M southern Alberta solar power project

Provincial regulators have approved a $500-million solar power project in southern Alberta that its developers say will be the largest in Canada. Privately held Greengate Power Corp. of Calgary says approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission means it can proceed…