VALUING ALBERTA’S RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY PROGRAM
Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon and Blake Shaffer write about how When Alberta’s government launched the Renewable Electricity Program (REP) in 2017, many feared it would result in yet another costly subsidy for renewable power. With a little over a year since first generation, we look back on how the REP contracts have fared so far. It may come as a surprise then that the government is actually making money on them. March 18, 2021.