Alberta carbon tax on consumers to go away May 30

It feels like snowy days are behind us with a weekend that felt like July in Alberta. With significant imports from BC and Montana, prices were relatively low even with the warmer weather. One day had significant thermal derates leading to a $100/MWh+ settle, with...

Alberta power waiting for announcements from UCP

Alberta weather is back to spring with forecasts in the twenties this weekend. Mild weather over the past week had settles 14% down previous to last at $43.51/MWh. Forwards continue to climb although no material announcements have been made specifically relating to...

Alberta hearing for Bill C-48

With a giant snow storm and below freezing temperatures, prices were up 60% this week averaging $50.57/MWh. There was significant strength in prices yesterday with less than 60% coal availability in the stack due to maintenance and forced outages. Yesterday averaged...

Alberta election underway

Voting is underway in the election today. With advance voting 3 times what it was in 2015; this could indicate an increase in voter turnout. Conversely, power prices decreased 19% week over week to settle at $36.39. The decrease was due primarily to warmer spring...