Alberta is not only an energy leader within Canada but with such a rich and diverse range of energy sources can also be considered a world energy leader. Alberta's energy resources include renewable biofuels, natural gas, hydro-energy, oils sands, oil, coal, solar and wind power.
"It would affect your mining, your agriculture, your ferries, your truck transportation. I think Vancouver, for all intents and purposes, would be shut down." Andrew Leach, associate professor at the University of Alberta's Alberta School of Business, has suggested his province's energy leverage has been overstated.
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is an Alberta corporation, with its main office in Calgary, Alberta.The Alberta Energy Regulator's mandate under the Responsible Energy Development Act, passed on 10 December 2012 and proclaimed on 17 June 2013, is to provide safe, efficient, orderly, and environmentally responsible development of energy ...
Doornbos, who has a geology degree from the University of Alberta (U of A), began working in the resource industry in 2005 and was employed at Suncor Energy Inc.'s Fort Hills oilsands project, with junior oil and gas companies and in the mining sector before launching E3 in 2016.
Large-scale surface mining begins in Alberta near Lake Wabamun to fuel a large thermal electric power plant. A heavy-duty truck hauling coal at the Wabamun surface mining operation near the TransAlta Power Plant demonstrates the advanced mechanization propelling Alberta's modernizing coal industry in the 1960s.
In Alberta, it goes without saying that energy is king. It's so prevalent, in fact, that it even dominates other industries, like mining. Eleven of the province's 15 major mining operations are focused on digging up either coal or oil sands products that will be used for energy.