The Canadian Press

2016-11-24 | Alberta Coal Phase Out

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Alberta has officially struck a deal with power producers to end all coal-fired electricity in the province by the year 2030. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says 97-million dollars will be paid to producers each year for the next 14 years to ease the transition as the last coal-fired plants are phased out. (Alberta is now making major changes to the electricity industry to ensure there is enough supply and that prices stay reasonable as it moves to more natural-gas fired electricity and to renewables like wind and solar.)

Date: 2016-11-24
Placeline: EDMONTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 8 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << these payments will be fully funded by Alberta's price on Industrial carbon emissions and not from consumers >>