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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ELECTRICITY GENERATION OPTIONS IN CANADA /

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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ELECTRICITY GENERATION OPTIONS IN CANADA Allan Fogwill ,. President & CEO CERI Breakfast Overview Series February 28, 2018 Canadian Energy Research Institute Overview Founded in 1975, the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) is an independent, registered charitable organization specializing in the analysis of energy economics and related environmental policy issues in [...] CERI publications include: • Market specific studies • Geopolitical analyses • Commodity reports (crude oil, electricity and natural gas) In addition, CERI hosts an annual Petrochemicals Conference. [...] In addition, the institute benefits from funds provided by donors which include: • Alberta’s Industrial Heartland • Chemistry Industry Association of Canada • Government of Saskatchewan • Ivey Foundation • University of Calgary CERI also receives in-kind support from the following contributors: • Alberta Energy Regulator • Atlantic Institute for Market Studies • Lithuanian Energy Institute • Petro [...] The Challenge 1. Lack of information regarding resource potential and specific services 2. Incorporation of non-traditional electricity system options – • Renewables • Distributed generation X • Carbon capture • Electricity storage • Small modular reactors • Demand management X • Interprovincial trade X Methodology Levelized cost of electricity – includes all costs and is assessed from a project e [...] CANDU • Small Modular Reactors (unproven technology) 4. Hydroelectricity • Large Reservoir Hydro • Run-of-river Hydro (limited grid use) • Tidal (limited grid use) Generation Options 5. Wind • Onshore with firming from natural gas generation or compressed air storage • Offshore 6. Solar • Fixed PV with firming from natural gas generation or compressed air storage • One axis tracking PV with firmin

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