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It’s Electricity Week…and the Opposition Won’t Stand for it

After the events of this week it’s unclear who the Opposition is standing for. The NDP government announced it was: settling the PPA dispute over the enforceability of the “Enron clause” with Capital Power, TransCanada and AltaGas, leaving Enmax the … Continue reading

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TransAlta and the Court of Public Opinion: A $66 million fine or multimillions in profits?

Last month TransAlta kicked a damaging allegation into the court of public opinion:  did it manipulate the electricity market by improperly shutting down six power plants during peak demand hours in order to jack up power prices and make millions … Continue reading

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