Energy & Natural Resources

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Oil & Gas Meets Electricity: Flare Gas Energy Projects in Western Canada

In Western Canada “energy” is often considered to be mainly petroleum, oil & natural gas. “Energy” is not often thought of as including electricity generation, as it might be in other jurisdictions. In order to successfully develop a flare gas...

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Use and Non-Use of Licensed Land Agents by Renewable Energy Companies

In Alberta, oil and gas companies have long required the services of accredited land agents in acquiring or leasing land to exploit the mineral resources there.  The recent surge in interest in renewable energy sources, especially wind and solar, presents...

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New Renewable Electricity Procurement in Alberta

The Alberta Minister of Environment and Parks, Shannon Phillips, announced two new rounds of Renewable Electricity Procurement (REP) at the recent Alberta Saskatchewan Renewable Energy Financing Summit conference. REP 2 looks to acquire up to 300 MW of renewable electricity generation...

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Chad Eggerman comments on renewable energy opportunities in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Canadian Clean Energy Conferences Q&A

There’s no shortage of opportunities for renewable energy developers in these provinces, given the competitive procurements currently underway and potential future projects.

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The Winds of Change: How Will the Saskatchewan Government’s New Wind Energy Siting Location Guidelines Impact Wind Energy Developers?

On September 19, 2016, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment refused to approve the development of a proposed wind energy project near the Village of Chaplin, Saskatchewan (the “Chaplin Project”). Environmental concerns – predominantly the concern that the proposed location was...

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Québec Government Introduces Framework for Oil and Gas Exploration

In the early morning of December 10, 2016, the Québec legislature adopted the contentious Bill 106: An Act to implement the 2030 Energy Policy and to amend various legislative provisions. The main purpose of Bill 106 was to enact the Act respecting...

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Chad Eggerman comments on possible charges for Husky over Saskatchewan oil spill

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, "Husky could face provincial, federal charges over July oil spill"

The provincial government could lay charges against Husky Energy Inc. after one of the Calgary company’s pipelines spilled at least 200,000 litres of heavy crude near and into the North Saskatchewan River late last month.

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Canadian Renewable & Conservation Expense (CRCE) “Clean” Energy Tax Incentives

This updated article is an overview of the Canadian income tax considerations relevant to Canadian renewable and conservation expenses (“CRCE”) which were originally introduced in the March 6, 1996 Federal Budget as a new category of deductible expenses under Schedule...

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Water Power: A new spin on an old concept expanding hydro-electricity in Ontario

Water Canada, January/February 2016, p. 31

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Charles Bois quoted in British Columbia Power Report 2014

POWER British Columbia

British Columbia (BC) has long enjoyed some of the lowest electricity costs in North America, but when in August 2013, a draft of the BC Rates Plan which proposed a 26% rate increase by 2016, was leaked, this was met...

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