Category Archives: Energy

The Alberta Energy Regulator in the Post-Information World: Best-in-Class?

By: Shaun Fluker and Sharon Mascher PDF Version: The Alberta Energy Regulator in the Post-Information World: Best-in-Class? Statement Commented On: Alberta Energy Regulator Public Statement 2017-01-13 As readers will know, on Friday January 13, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released … Continue reading

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Die Another Day: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator and the Future of Statutory Immunity Clauses for Charter Damages

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Die Another Day: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator and the Future of Statutory Immunity Clauses for Charter Damages Case Commented On: Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1 (CanLII) On … Continue reading

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Board Cannot Ignore Injurious Affection Losses

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Board Cannot Ignore Injurious Affection Losses Case Commented On: Koch v Altalink Management Ltd, 2016 ABQB 678 (CanLII) This case involves WATL (the Western Alberta Transmission Line) and parcels of land owned by the Kochs that … Continue reading

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Arbitrations Added to the PPA Soup

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Arbitrations Added to the PPA Soup Case Commented On: TransCanada Energy Ltd v Balancing Pool, 2016 ABQB 658 (CanLII) The power purchase arrangements (PPA) dispute in the Province continues to evolve along a number of different … Continue reading

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Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On Documents and press releases commented on: (1) Press Release, Electricity Price Protection, November 22, 2016; (2) AESO, Alberta’s Wholesale Electricity Market Transmission … Continue reading

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