Renewable Energy Resources and Links

Alberta Council of Technologies (ABCtech):
A council provide a point of contact and communication for Alberta’s technology leaders and entrepreneurs.

Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO):
AESO leads the planning and operation of the power system, facilitates competitive electricity markets and ensures open access to the grid.

Alberta Federation of Rural Electrification Associations (AFREA):
AFREA creates the conditions for Alberta’s rural electrification associations to be successful and sustainable.

Alberta Innovators Ecosystem:
A community driven and community owned online directory connecting Alberta Innovators.

Alberta Innovates:
A corporate consolidating Alberta research agencies to fund and drive innovations within the province.

Alberta Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA):
An association which opens dialogue on renewable energy topics such as energy conservation and efficiency, sustainable transportation, carbon markets, and renewable energy policies and projects in Alberta and international markets.

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC):
AUC regulates investor-owned electric, gas and water utilities, as well as some municipally-owned electric utilities to make certain that Albertans receive safe and reliable utility services at just and reasonable rates.

Balancing Pool:
An organization established by the Government of Alberta to help manage to transition to competition in Alberta’s electric industry.

Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA):
An industry association with a focus on the power generation from geothermal energy resources and industry-scale direct use.

Canadian Renewable Energy Alliance:
An alliance of Canadian civil society organizations from the non-profit of voluntary sector that hold a common interest in promoting a global transition to energy conservation and efficiency and use of low-impact renewable energy.

Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA):
An industry association promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of solar energy across Canada. 

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CANWEA): An industry association that promotes the responsible and sustainable growth of the wind energy industry in Canada.

Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC):
An independent organization that funds initiatives to reduce emission of greenhouse gases or improve Alberta’s ability to adapt to climate change.

Environmental Services Association of Alberta:
An Industry Association that supports a strong environmental services industry. ESAA runs the annual Remediation Technologies Symposium and the Water Technologies Symposium.

Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA):
Alberta’s MSA monitors Alberta’s electricity and retail natural gas markets to ensure that they operate in a fair, efficient and openly competitive manner.

Natural Resources Canada:
The Government of Canada ministry responsible for the development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products.

Solar Energy Society of Alberta:
An organization advancing the awareness, understanding and use of solar energy as well as other renewable energy and conservation technologies.

Sustainable Development Technology Canada:
SDTC funds Canadian cleantech projects and coaches the companies that lead them as they move their ground-breaking technologies to market.

Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA):
The UCA has a mandate to educate, advocate, and mediate for Alberta’s residential, farm and small business electricity and natural gas consumers.