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Alberta joins Saskatchewan in carbon case

December demand has been consistent year over year so far, however, warmer weather is keeping price settles relatively low. This week averaged of $45.84/MWh, a 26% decrease from last week. Consistent wind and thermal availability has also contributed to lower settles....

Chilly December weather in Alberta

It’s time to deck the halls and celebrate the holidays! December 1st came and the chilly weather set in. This week averaged $62.20/MWh with strength coming from higher exports to the Midwest US and less wind generation than anticipated. Demonstrating the intermittency...

Alberta Power & Politics

Congratulations to the Calgary Stampeders with a big Grey Cup win! A highly political week in Alberta with significant discussion focused on pipelines and crude discounts. The weekly power price averaged 10% higher to settle at $52.54/MWh. Although there was...

Team assembled for Alberta crude oil discount

A disruptive news week waiting for results from the Olympic plebiscite as well as Premier Notley announcing a team to look at the crude discount that is causing millions of dollars in Alberta revenue to be lost each day. It was announced yesterday that Calgary will...

Power prices up in the Pacific Northwest

Things are heating up today with the Olympic plebiscite occurring in Calgary. Alberta power prices have heated up week over week as well averaging 36% higher at $74.89/MWh. The weekend had multiple thermal outages, low wind output and lower imports due to high prices...