In the world of energy, the Canadian province of Alberta is best known for its enormous oil sands reserves. But soon, it will have another claim to fame: home of the country's biggest biodiesel plant.
A new 322-page study, Geothermal Energy Resource Potential of Canada, characterizes Canada’s (in-place) geothermal potential as exceeding, by one million times, the country’s current electrical consumption.
Calgary-based Greengate Power Corporation is quickly becoming a Canadian wind developing power house. The company claims it has 1,550 MW of wind energy projects under development that span approximately 200,000 acres in its home province of Alberta.
Enmax Energy Corporation, wholly owned by the City of Calgary, Alberta, said Monday construction will begin this month on its 800-megawatt Shepard natural gas-fired generation plant. The plant, expected to cost more than CDN$1.3 billion, will provide enough power for about half of the city’s population of one million residents.
Newly released documents show the Canadian government has been working diligently to fight climate change legislation in foreign countries.
Last week in Washington, DC, John D. Podesta, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress delivered the keynote speech at the conference, "Canada 2020's 'Greening' The Oil Sands: Debunking the Myths and Confronting the Realities."
The Canadian province of Alberta, which last year laid plans to build its largest wind project to date and to construct the world's first "fully integrated" carbon capture and seque