How Alberta achieved Canada’s lowest renewable-electricity prices

By Paul Dvorak This article comes from law firm Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and is authored by Jeremy Barretto
The Alberta government scored its Boxing Day bargains early. On Dec. 13, Premier Rachel Notley announced that Alberta set a new record by procuring the lowest priced renewable electricity in Canada. Alberta achieved these rock-bottom prices by establishing a competitive auction process to award renewable electricity contracts to low bidders as the centerpiece of its policy.
The results from this competition have implications for the development of renewable electricity in Alberta and across the country. Provinces and companies are taking a fresh look at locking

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