Alberta needs to develop renewable energy policies, says Greengate Power head

The Alberta government needs to develop renewable energy policies to spur on further development of renewable energy projects, says the president and CEO of the company building the largest wind farm in Canada.

Dan Balaban, head of Calgary-based Greengate Power Corp., said Wednesday the 300-MW Blackspring Ridge project near Carmangay has been developed despite no provincial support.

“We’re looking for the government to say that they prefer clean sources of energy,” he said. [Read more...]