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Osler Update Feb 29, 2024

AUC inquiry update: Alberta to declare no-build zones and mandatory reclamation security requirements for renewable energy projects

On February 28, Alberta announced intended changes to its electricity generation regime, including an “agriculture first” approach and buffer...

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AUC inquiry update: Alberta to declare no-build zones and mandatory reclamation security requirements for renewable energy projects
Osler Update Jan 30, 2024

A surge of initiatives: developments in Alberta power and electricity policy to watch in 2024

Last year saw several policy initiatives with the potential to significantly impact Alberta’s power and electricity framework. We look at some key...

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A surge of initiatives: developments in Alberta power and electricity policy to watch in 2024
Osler Update Dec 11, 2023

Proposed clean electricity regulations: is Canada staying in its lane?

In support of international efforts to limit climate change, the Government of Canada is endeavouring to achieve a net-zero emissions national...

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Proposed clean electricity regulations: is Canada staying in its lane?
Blog Nov 24, 2023

B.C. government enforces ‘polluter pays’ principle with Environmental Management Act

Who is considered an owner and what types of facilities are subject to amendments under British Columbia’s Environmental Management Act and...

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B.C. government enforces ‘polluter pays’ principle with Environmental Management Act
Blog Sep 13, 2023

Alberta presses ‘pause’ on renewable energy projects

Early last month, the Government of Alberta announced that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) would pause approvals on new renewable energy...

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Alberta presses ‘pause’ on renewable energy projects
Osler Update Sep 13, 2023

Alberta Utilities Commission provides update regarding inquiry into development of electricity generation in Alberta

The Alberta Utilities Commission has released further details regarding their inquiry into renewable electricity generation.

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Osler Update Sep 8, 2023

Update to the Government of Alberta pause on new renewable energy project approvals

The Alberta Utilities Commission will continue to process renewable energy project applications up to the approval stage, outlining new interim...

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Blog Aug 16, 2023

Government of Canada releases draft Clean Electricity Regulations aimed at achieving net-zero emissions from Canada’s electricity grid by 2035 – Obligations for electricity generators

The federal government has released draft regulations designed to limit carbon emissions produced by electricity generated using fossil fuel.

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Government of Canada releases draft Clean Electricity Regulations aimed at achieving net-zero emissions from Canada’s electricity grid by 2035 – Obligations for electricity generators
Osler Update Aug 3, 2023

Government of Alberta pauses new renewable energy project approvals

Alberta is pausing approvals of new renewable electricity generation projects over one megawatt until February 29, 2024, and will conduct an inquiry...

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Blog Jun 21, 2023

The ‘polluter pays’ principle: Proposed amendments to the Environmental Management Act may usher in a new era for B.C. industrial companies

The B.C. government is proposing amendments to its Environmental Management Act that will require industrial companies to pay for a significant scale...

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The ‘polluter pays’ principle: Proposed amendments to the Environmental Management Act may usher in a new era for B.C. industrial companies