Ottawa-based Canadian Clean Energy Conferences has published a report, “New Renewable Energy Opportunities in Alberta and Saskatchewan,” which focuses on the competitive bids for new renewable energy generation coming from Canada’s western provinces.
Alberta’s system operator, AESO, and Saskatchewan’s crown-owned utility, SaskPower, are currently preparing renewables procurement plans to meet their targets for 2030 and are expected to open competitive bids this year, explains Canadian Clean Energy Conferences.
The report looks at the timeline, structures and financing landscape for new renewables projects in these provinces and summarizes questions for lenders and developers looking to participate in Alberta’s more complex merchant market. In addition, it offers insight and as views from renewable energy lenders, developers, advisors and suppliers.
Alongside the report, the event company has launched the Alberta and Saskatchewan Renewable Energy Finance Summit, taking place June 2-3 in Calgary. According to the company, the event will bring together government and system operator representatives with renewables lenders, developers and suppliers.
The full report can be downloaded here.