03 Oct '17, 10pm

Wind energy a key to energy transition

Wind energy a key to energy transition

The electricity grid of the future was in the spotlight during the conference’s opening plenary session. Independent experts and electricity sector professionals weighed in on how cost-competitive renewable generation sources, rapidly advancing smart grid and storage technologies, shifting consumer expectations, and a global commitment to clean growth are transforming the way we produce and use energy. Panellists also shared insights on how governments and utilities in Canada can lead this transition, noting that Quebec’s 2030 Energy Policy links the province’s renewable resources to its future economic prosperity. At the same time Alberta and Saskatchewan are moving aggressively to modernize their electricity grids and revitalize their economies by targeting clean energy development and Ontario is about to release its Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) that will have to support...

Full article: https://canwea.ca/news-release/2017/10/03/wind-energy-key...

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