Category Archives: Utility Regulation

PPA Terminations and the AESO Tariff

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: PPA Terminations and the AESO Tariff Matter Commented On: Application from the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) requesting legal determinations by the AUC under Section 8 of the Alberta Utilities … Continue reading

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The Efficiency Plank in Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Efficiency Plank in Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan Report Commented On: Getting it Right: A More Energy Efficient Alberta, Final Report of the Alberta Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel, released 23 January 2017 and related press release … 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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The Regulatory Treatment of Stranded Assets in Alberta

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Regulatory Treatment of Stranded Assets in Alberta Case Commented On: Fortis Alberta Inc v Alberta (Utilities Commission), 2015 ABCA 295 The Court of Appeal has now handed down its unanimous decision on the appeal … Continue reading

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