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

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 transition its electricity system from an energy-only to a capacity market. Read more

About Renewable Energy

Bioenergy is any renewable energy or fuel derived from biological sources. There are several potential feedstocks for bioenergy in Alberta including agricultural products (such as corn or canola), forestry waste and livestock waste. Bioenergy represents an important addition to Alberta’s energy portfolio.

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