renewableenergy

Renewable Energy Analytics

Over 17% of the installed Market Capacity of generation in Alberta is from Renewables.

solar
Solar
The number of PV Solar Micro Generating producers in Alberta has increased 10 fold over the last 5 years.
Today 1265 Solar Units Installed in Alberta
2012 355 Solar Units Installed in Alberta
2010 122 Solar Units Installed in Alberta
wind
Wind
Wind generation capacity has doubled in the last 5 years. The following is based on market supply installed Market Capacity.
Today 1434 MW Maximum Capacity
2010 724 MW Maximum Capacity
2005 276 MW Maximum Capacity
2000 24 MW Maximum Capacity
Wind represents 9% of Alberta's total generation.
hydro
Hydro
Alberta hydro electric facilities represent 5.5% of the Market Capacity of installed generation.
Currently, there is 894 MW of potential generation in Alberta with zero additional capacity added over the last decade.
biomass
Biomass and Other
In Alberta, there is a Market Capacity of 428 MW of renewable energy available that can be produced from Biomass and other eco-friendly resources. This represents 2.5% of the generation capacity in the province.
In other world markets, investment in Biomass generation is dramatically increasing with the USA outpacing world markets. It is an important renewable resource and an affordable resource we can harness.