Caroline Grover- Economic Development Alliance SE Alberta

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Caroline Grover- Economic Development Alliance SE Alberta

  1. 1. 2010 Caroline Grover Executive Di t E ti Director
  2. 2. Who are We?   What should interest you? Alberta is THE Energy Province in Canada Oil Sands Natural Gas Wind Power Wind Power Solar Power
  3. 3. Alberta competes globally. Alberta promotes effective policies that deliver economic, economic environmental and social outcomes North Americans expect. Alberta has the strongest financial position of all provinces. ll i
  4. 4. Investment in Alberta: Alberta is a global competitor in the energy sector. Renewable Energy Sources create demand for OEM: Wind Solar Bio-fuel Opportunities Natural Gas Deposits Geothermal
  5. 5. Approximate Generating  Technology Description Potential Alberta has one of Canada’s best  wind resources and is currently  Wind utilizing about 1% of the  64,000 MW generating potential. ti t ti l 87 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of  Natural Gas recoverable, conventional natural  87 trillion TcF gas in Alberta. gas in Alberta 1st generation from plentiful  feedstock production. 2nd 532 million L Bio fuel Bio‐fuel g generation fuel from agricultural &  g forest waste used to generate  15,500 MW energy. Alberta farms, businesses, &  Decentralized  li d homes to become energy  Energy independent by utilizing energy  11,500 MW from solar, wind, & cogeneration.
  6. 6. Alberta promotes effective policies that deliver economic, environmental and social outcomes North Americans expect… THE energy province in Canada, leading the way
  7. 7. The Carbon Capture and Storage Development Council C il Alberta s Alberta’s investment in Carbon Capture Systems… Reducing annual greenhouse gas emissions by five million tonnes annually by 2015.
  8. 8. The Alberta Carbon Offset System The Alberta Carbon Offset System •Emissions trading to reduce overall industrial greenhouse gas production. •60 registered projects •9,592,340 tonnes CO2 reduction Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation •Funding renewable energy projects Funding • $37.5 million in 2009 • $71 4 million in 2010 $71.4
  9. 9. Alberta has the strongest financial position of all provinces with the broad resource base to be a preferred trade partner.
  10. 10. Alberta’s Energy Sector: Prosperous…  $12.2 billion in revenues and 170,000 jobs $12 2 billion in revenues and 170 000 jobs . Innovative…  Pioneering the development of novel technologies. Responsible…  Making an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A smart, savvy, stable investment. www.EDAlliance.ca
  11. 11. www.energy.alberta.ca gy
  12. 12. View DVD View DVD www.EDAlliance.ca

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