Electrification and Investment in Electricity Infrastructure
Canada’s electricity sector has the potential to play a central role in the country’s transition to a low emission economy and in meeting Paris Agreement emission reduction commitments. Yet, achieving electrification objectives will require major investments in new electricity infrastructure across the country. This Policy Brief provides an in-depth assessment of the investment environment for Canada’s electricity sector based on data from an extensive survey of senior industry executives conducted by the Ivey Energy Centre.
Ergs and Equilibrium Podcast Live
The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre and the Canadian Association for Energy Economics have undergone a joint initiative and created the Ergs and Equilibrium podcast. Host and Director of the Ivey Energy Centre Brandon Schaufele discusses recent papers in energy and environmental economics with the article authors.
You can listen to the Ergs and Equilibrium Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, SoundCloud, Castbox, and Overcast.
Energy Centre Faculty Brian Rivard, along with Derek Olmstead and Mark Zanewick have a new working paper titled "Residual network costs and the economic efficiency of regulated cost allocation". The paper considers the causes of residual transmission network costs and sets out a framework through which the economic efficiency of the regulated rates set to recover these costs can be analyzed.