Relevant Legislation

The Balancing Pool supports a fair, efficient and openly competitive electricity market in Alberta by performing the legislated duties and responsibilities set out in the following statutes and regulations: Electric Utilities Act Fair, Efficient and Open Competition Regulation Alberta Public Agencies Governance Act Balancing Pool Regulation Small Scale Generation Regulation  

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The Balancing Pool’s legislated duties include or included the following: Act as a risk backstop for the PPAs in relation to extraordinary events; Act as a buyer for the PPAs that were not sold in public auction held by the Government of Alberta in 2000, or that were subsequently terminated by third party Buyers; Manage the […]