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

Customer Switching

The switching statistic rate measures the net movement of customers from the Regulated Rate Option (RRO) to a competitive contract. Read more

Electricity Facts

Livestock manure is currently being used for biomass power generation at one facility in Alberta. If you are looking for more interesting facts about Electricity, view this section. 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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