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EnergyMatters@Ivey

Welcome to the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre blog, EnergyMatters@Ivey. The intent of the blog series is to offer an independent and fact-based economic perspective on current energy policy matters, and to broaden public awareness of the issues.

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Jan 11, 2022

Canada needs a coordinated national strategy for electrification

In November, as part of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Canada reaffirmed its ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to achieve a net-zero emissions economy by 2050. This blog discusses how Canada could potentially establish a coordinated strategy to reach these goals.
Energy Annual Workshop Guy Holburn
Nov 9, 2021

Efficient and equitable pricing for the energy transition

This is a summary of the fourth and final virtual webinar associated with the Energy Centre's annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets. Participants from industry, government, and academia deliberated on the future of electrification.
Energy Annual Workshop Brandon Schaufele
Oct 29, 2021

Electricity rate design and electrification

This is a summary of the third of four virtual webinars which are part of the Energy Centre's annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets. Participants from industry, government, and academia deliberated on the future of electrification.
Energy Annual Workshop 2 Katherine Sparkes
Oct 22, 2021

Transmission and distribution grid services of the future

This is a summary of the second of four virtual webinars which are part of the Energy Centre's annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets. Participants from industry, government, and academia deliberated on the future of electrification.
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Oct 14, 2021

The opportunities and challenges of electrification in Canada

This is a summary of the first of four virtual webinars which are part of the Energy Centre's annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets. Participants from industry, government, and academia deliberated on the future of electrification.
Oil Spill River
Sep 21, 2021

History of Alberta gas flaring and venting regulations

This blog is the second in a series written by Ivey HBA student, Alyna Liu, who is currently researching the effects of flaring and venting regulation in Alberta and Saskatchewan’s oil industry.
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Jul 19, 2021

Prehistory of Alberta gas flaring and venting regulations

This blog is the first in a series written by Ivey HBA student, Alyna Liu, who is currently researching the effects of flaring and venting regulation in Alberta and Saskatchewan’s oil industry.
Electricity Workshop Banner Brandon Schaufelenews
Nov 10, 2020

Future developments in electricity market design and organization

This is a summary of the final session of the Energy Centre's annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets. Keynote remarks were given on the future of electricity market design and organization.
Edison Lightbulbs Photograph By Natasha Kasim
Nov 9, 2020

Peter Tertzakian: The Business of Energy Transitions

Francis Coulombe, an HBA student at the Ivey Business School, shares key takeaways from Peter Tertzakian's enlightening presentation to the HBA cohort on the business of energy transitions, and lessons learned from Thomas Edison.
Electricity Workshop Banner Adam Fremeth
Oct 27, 2020

Regulatory roundtable: Modernizing regulatory and institutional frameworks

This is a summary of the third session of the Energy Centre's annual Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets. Participants explored the roles and responsibilities of regulators in a modernized electricity system.