Alberta's electricity system needs to change to meet the needs of tomorrow.
This plan will create a modern electricity system that:
- has reasonable, predictable prices
- reduces harmful pollution to improve the health of Albertans and the environment
- creates a positive investment climate to keep Albertans competitive
- remains reliable so the power is there when people flip the switch
Top experts in North America and consumer representatives have been consulted to build the plan.
Protecting consumers from a volatile electricity market.
Electricity price protectionStable electricity prices for Alberta families, farms, businesses and the economy.
Empowering utility consumersWe're helping to protect natural gas, electricity and water utility consumers from poor service.
Door-to-door energy sales banProtecting Alberta consumers from misleading, high-pressure sales practices for energy products.
Modern electricity framework
Creating a reliable electricity system that supports the transition to a cleaner energy future and meets the needs of a growing province.
Electricity capacity marketCreating a reliable electricity system that is affordable for Albertans and attractive to investors.
Phasing out coal pollutionPollution from coal-fired electricity generation will be phased out by 2030 under the Climate Leadership Plan.
Renewable Electricity Program30% of Alberta’s electricity will come from renewable sources such as wind, hydro and solar by 2030.