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Lawson Lundell Contributes to Practical Law UK: A Q&A guide to electricity regulation in Canada

Posted in Project Development
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Jeff Christian and Lana Shipley, Partners at Lawson Lundell LLP, have written a Q&A guide to electricity regulation in Canada. The Q&A gives a high level overview of the domestic electricity market, including domestic electricity companies, electricity generation and renewable energy, transmission, distribution, supply and tax issues. It covers the regulatory structure; foreign ownership; import… Continue Reading

Alberta to Double Price of Carbon

Posted in Oil & Gas Law, Project Development, Project Permitting, Regulatory, Regulatory Compliance
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On June 25, 2015, Alberta’s Environment Minister announced that the province will make changes to current climate change legislation, including the doubling of carbon levies from $15/tonne to $30/tonne by 2017. The government also stated that larger emitters will be required to reduce emissions intensity of greenhouse gases by 20 percent by 2017, up from… Continue Reading