December 10, 2016

In the Fall of 2015, the Government of Alberta announced a Climate Leadership Plan charting a course for Alberta to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create greater opportunities for the growth of a green energy economy. The Climate Leadership Plan describes targets for the phasing out of coal generated electricity in favour of renewable energy and utilizing revenue from a carbon levy to grow the green energy sector.

With this new policy push in mind, Calgary Economic Development engaged The Delphi Group in 2016 to undertake research and analysis designed to better understand the size and scope of the green energy economy in the Calgary region and develop recommendations for an action plan designed to support the needs of local businesses, grow key components of the value chain, and attract new investment and talent.

Report (pdf)

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