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Alberta Rejoicing over #Renewables Auction Will be Short-lived

Contributed by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager © Dec. 14, 2017

On Dec. 13, 2017 the government of Alberta made loud proclamations of ‘record-setting success’ on the first renewables auction.  They … Continue reading

Infrastructure Bank – Questions of Potential Conflict of Interest

We believe this matter to be in the public interest. These are our opinions based on available evidence.

Nov. 24, 2017

Ethics Commissioner of Canada

Office of the Conflict of … Continue reading

Tesla’s Supply Chain Risks – The Cobalt Problem

Contributed by Robert Lyman © Sept. 2017

Robert Lyman is a former Canadian public servant of 27 years experience; prior to that he was a diplomat for 10 years.

John … Continue reading

The Energy “Subsidy” Debate – Some Additional Fuel for the Fire

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2016

One of the recurring side debates that always seems to rage between those who favour large public spending to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and … Continue reading

Wind- What is it good for?

Contributed by Rob Pearce © 2016

Speaking points on why wind power will not substantially reduce CO2 emissions.

The purpose of this short note is to provide you with a … Continue reading

ONTARIO’S SUBSIDIES TO ALL-ELECTRIC CARS MAKE NO SENSE

Contributed by energy economist Robert Lyman @June 2016

The Liberal government led by Kathleen Wynne in Ontario recently announced a major new subsidy program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from … Continue reading

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