The Canadian Press

2015-11-23 | Saskatchewan Renewable Energy

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Saskatchewan is taking steps to reduce its reliance on coal by adding wind, solar and geothermal power. SaskPower, the Crown utility, says the goal is to have up to 50 per cent of power come from renewable sources by 2030. Bill Boyd, minister responsible for SaskPower, says Saskatchewan will not introduce a carbon tax as Alberta did yesterday in its climate change plan. (Boyd also says SaskPower will still use coal to generate power, but look to carbon capture to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.)

Date: 2015-11-23
Placeline: REGINA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we don't think that introducing a new tax at this time into our economy is is the right thing at all to do we think that the moves that we're making in this plan are the right to the right directions obviously other provinces will make their own decisions with respect to it we don't want to increase a taxes on the people of Saskatchewan at this time >>


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