Alberta weather holds for trick-or-treaters

With late October temperatures trending warmer than usual in Alberta, trick-or-treaters are hoping the weather holds for Halloween. The warmer weather, coupled with high thermal and wind availability also helped to soften settle prices. Price averaged 57% less week...

Volatility in Alberta power caused by outages

With Fall back in the air and expected to continue through the end of October, prices continue to experience significant volatility. Prices averaged $88.10/MWh this week, a 5% increase week over week. Thermal outages continued to put upward pressure on price, but...

Federal Climate Change Plan opposed by provinces

Thanksgiving weekend had higher than anticipated settles due to a forced thermal outage with a weekly average 13% higher than prior at $50.79/MWh. 41% of the hourly settles this week were above $50/MWh. Forward prices have decreased by ~$0.50/MWh on average week over...

USMCA is announced and Canadian LNG is approved

While most of Alberta battles the first snow storm of the year this morning, power prices responded to unavailable tie lines, increased demand and decreased wind generation. The first day of October settled $71.33/ MWh. The week averaged 22% higher at $44.78/MWh....