Smith says Alberta won’t sterilize ‘prime agriculture land,’ as renewables pause ends this month

Alberta remained a powerful magnet for investment in Canada’s renewable sector last year, home to a whopping 92 per cent of the country’s growth in installed wind and solar capacity. It’s a figure the Canadian Renewable Energy Association, which tracks the data, calls “remarkable,” but it also arrives as a contentious pause has been placed on approving new wind and solar projects in Alberta — at least until the end of this month. Read more.