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International Travel Expenses

On May 5, 2004 the Alberta government adopted a new policy on the mandatory publication of international travel expenses for Ministers, MLAs and Ministers' office staff.



International Travel Expenses --





International mission/travel:

International Travel Expenses

Ministry of :
Energy

Name of international mission/travel :

Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd's Mission to New York City for the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Future of Energy Summit

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy,
Ben Thibault, Ministerial Assistant, Office of the Minister of Energy and
David James, Assistant Deputy Minister, Electricity and Sustainable Energy Division, Alberta Energy

Dates of travel :
April 23, 2017 to April 26, 2017

Places visited :
New York City, New York, USA

Purpose of travel :
Mission Objectives: • Deliver a panel presentation highlighting Alberta’s electricity market reform to potential investors and renewable energy developers. • Meet with executives from renewable energy companies. • Hold follow-up meetings with investment groups in New York who met with the Premier in September 2016, in order to provide an update on our electricity policy initiatives including the Renewable Electricity Program and coal phase out. • Meet with capacity market operators and utility scale developers in the eastern United States to better understand their experiences with capacity market implementation

News release :
Final report :

 

Expenditures by Participants
Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd attended the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Future of Energy Summit in New York City on April 23-26, 2017 to promote investment opportunities within Alberta’s electricity system.
Amount
Travel (airfare, airport service fees, ground transportation costs, including taxis, car rentals, parking, trains, buses)
$3,360.97
Accommodation (room charges and related taxes only)
$3,451.15
Meals (includes restaurant bills and tips, meals on hotel bills, per diem meal claims, share of group meals or working sessions)
$453.29
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes cell phone rental and usage charges, conference/registration fees, fax and internet charges, passport and visa fees, medical and inoculation fees, laundry and dry cleaning, baggage handling, meeting rooms, and other sundry expenditures)
$490.97
Total $7,756.38
General Mission Expenditures
No additional expenses were incurred.
Amount
Receptions and Hosting (receptions, luncheons, dinners, and events that are hosted by the Government of Alberta (includes reception related costs for room rental, food, beverages, catering staff, service charges, entertainment, flowers))
$0.00
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes translator and interpreter fees, publications, shipping charges, gifts)
$0.00
Total $0.00
Total Costs $7,756.38





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