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  


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 […]