ELECTRICITY FROM THE SUN: REALITY VERSUS FANTASY

Commonly held myths about solar energy that are frequently promoted in the media are easily refuted using real-world data. Likewise, those cheering on renewables in Alberta don’t realize that one of the reasons why Alberta is favoured by renewables investors is that they receive hidden subsidies from the province‚Äôs consumers. Those subsidies will grow rapidly as renewable generation is added unless some changes are made to the market rules.