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Southern Exposure: Mexico's shale plays

Horizontal drilling and multi-stage fracking opened up dead fields in Alberta. Now, Alberta companies are turning their attentions and equipment south – way south – of the border >

Natural Disaster: Why The Natural Gas Industry Is Still Kicking

Arctic gas, Duvernay shale, tight reservoirs - There are reasons for optimism >

Coal vs Natural Gas – Alberta’s two dominant electricity generations feedstocks face off

Alberta sits on more than 34 billion tonnes of coal deposits, but Ottawa wants to wean the country off coal-powered electricity. Could a switch to greater reliance on natural gas work for the province? Would it help the environment? >

Vital Statistics: Power Distribution & Generation

Industry Report >

The Taming of the Screw

Almita Piling is finding fortune in foundations >

Growing Concern: Calgary based Cognera Corp. set to take advantage of the smart grid switch

A Fast Growth 50 profile >

Toward a National Energy Plan

Taking the high road would allow Alberta to assume a new and more prominent role in the federation >

Will This Spark Fly?

When it comes to Alberta’s retail market for electricity, competition isn’t working as well as some had hoped. One group of entrepreneurs thinks it’s time for some co-operation >

Power From The People: Will Enmax’s Plan for Distributed Generation Take Off?

Enmax envisions a city powered by thousands of small generators. But will Calgary’s city-owned utility be able to wean the city off big, centralized power plants? >

Alberta’s Bill 50 electricity debate conveys wildly varying claims

Is Bill 50 preparing us for the future or locking us into a creaky old system?

The Green Potential for Bill 50

An often-overlooked part of Bill 50 is the potential for wind energy and cogeneration to meaningfully contribute to Alberta’s power grid with the new critical transmission infrastructure. >

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