29 Nov '17, 3pm

Blog: Debunking myths about wind energy in Alberta

Wind technology has come a long way since one of Canada’s first commercial wind farms was built in Alberta in 1993. Technological advances have now made wind energy one of the lowest cost options available for new power generation. The recently released version of the Lazard Inc. report Levelized Cost of Energy 2017 shows that wind energy continues to be one of the cheapest forms of new electricity from both a levelized cost and capital cost perspective. The analysis also shows that the cost of wind energy has declined 67 per cent over the past eight years and wind energy is one of the cheapest forms of power across all scenarios, including on an unsubsidized basis.

Full article: https://canwea.ca/blog/2017/11/29/debunking-myths-wind-en...

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