About Electricity

What is Electricity

Learn how Electricity costs are calculated, based on supply, demand and consumption.  Read more


Micro-Generation Regulation allows Albertans to generate their own environmentally friendly electricity and receive credit for any power they send into the electricity grid.  Read more


To reduce emissions and increase the use of renewables to generate electricity in Alberta, the government launched the Renewable Electricity Program . This program will add 5,000 megawatts of renewable electricity capacity by 2030. Read more

Electricity FAQs

This section provides you with quick and easy answers to commonly asked questions related to electricity. Read more


Transmission lines connect the electricity from generating plants to substations.  The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves construction, connection and operation of new transmission facilities in Alberta.

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Stakeholder Information

Alberta Energy has been working with electricity stakeholders to plan and develop how Alberta will meet the action on climate change identified in the Climate Leadership plan. Read more