January 4, 2018

The AAMDC in partnership with the Miistakis Institute and the County of Newell is hosting an education session on January 23, 2018. The purpose of this event is to provide municipal decision makers with information regarding the renewable energy approvals process for large scale wind and solar proposals.

Register by clicking here.

This all-day event will provide presentations from renewable energy regulators, Q&A opportunities, a municipal lessons’ learned session, and end with an optional site tour of a newly commissioned solar facility. To support this event, the AAMDC and the Miistakis Institute have partnered to create two renewable energy factsheets specifically for municipalities. These fact sheets are available here: 

Renewable Energy Development in Alberta: Regulatory Resources for Municipalities

Renewable Energy Development in Alberta: Ecological Fact Sheet for Municipalites

Draft Agenda

The day will begin with coffee and pastries at 8:30am and wrap up at 3:45pm. Lunch will be provided.

Networking Coffee



AAMDC and County of Newell

Rural Decision Support Tools: Progress Update


Projections for Renewable Energy Development in Alberta

Alberta Electricity Systems Operator

The Renewable Energy Development Regulatory Process and Municipalities

Alberta Utilities Commission

An Introduction to the Wind and Solar Directives

Alberta Environment and Parks

Industry Panel

Canadian Wind Energy Association
Canadian Solar Industry Association

Municipal Panel: Lessons Learned

M.D. of Taber (Wind)
County of Newell (Solar)

Municipal Approvals Processes and Renewable Energy Development

Facilitated table topics

Presentation: Elemental Energy and Optional Site Tour of Solar Farm

Elemental Energy

Event Details:

Municipalities and Renewable Energy Development: Education Session
January 23, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:45 PM
Heritage Inn - Brooks, Alberta
Cost: $40 per participant

Enquiries may be directed to:

Matt Dow
Policy Analyst

Tasha Blumenthal
Director, Advocacy & Communications

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