Alberta’s Carbon tax working Exactly as designed

The carbon tax is a resounding success despite complaints to the contrary by Jason Kenney and the UCP in Alberta. Like BC which has had a carbon tax since 2007, Alberta leads the Country in Growth. California with a Cap-and-Trade emissions program leads the U.S. in growth. Coincidence? We don’t think so.

See our Carbon Taxes page for more info.

$200M in carbon tax funds going to smaller renewable power plants.

Money will help communities build smaller wind, solar, biomass, hydro projects

Alberta town hopes to pull new kind of energy from old gas well.

‘It would be a huge boon for the economy of this province,’ says U of A geologist

‘Goose bumps’: CNRL develops oilsands mining idea that eliminates tailings ponds.

In-pit extraction process produces dry tailings, reduces CO2 emissions and costs

Alberta invests in greener public transit.

Alberta commuters will have more options when it comes to getting around thanks to a new public transportation program that invests in green transit throughout the province.

Innovation rush in the oil sands.

Oil sands operators and suppliers alike are trying to find ways to reduce operations costs and cut emissions

Alberta funds solar power for Beaver First Nation

A decade later, Alberta project aims to both capture CO2 and boost oil output.

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line project will capture CO2 from two Edmonton-area industrial sites

Climate and Environment Student Action Challenge.

Alberta K-12 students are invited to develop a school-based project to address climate change or other environmental concerns.

Alberta to fund green upgrades for non-profits.

Program could make 180 organizations more energy efficient

Alberta commits $1.04 billion to Edmonton’s west Valley Line LRT expansion

Energy Efficiency Alberta launches fourth edition of popular Instant Savings program

Farmers racing to tap into $35-million energy efficiency program.

Interest is high, so producers and processors should get applications in as soon as possible, says official

County office producing own power

Energy Efficiency Alberta saves Albertans $300 million in its first year

Energy Efficiency Alberta says 50,000 households took advantage of savings in 1st year.

Provincial agency was created last year as part of the government’s climate leadership plan

First passive house car dealership in North America

Alberta puts up $40M to help workers transition during coal-power phase-out

Jayman BUILT 1st large builder in Alberta to install solar in every new home built

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