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Consulting Services

EDCA offers consulting services to assist industry participant decision making in respect of short and long-term electricity issues, capital investment or energy procurement decisions. Services are grouped in four broad categories that consist of;

  • Product Category:Newsletters
  • Issuance Period:Monthly
  • Subscription Includes:12 Issues (per year)
  • Product Delivery: Digital Download
  • Yearly Subscription Options:
    2020* Subscription $850.00
    2021 Subscription $875.00
    2022 Subscription $900.00
  • Purchase Document

*Purchase price represents the 1-time purchase price. GST is applicable to all prices. Prices are in Canadian Dollars (CAD).

Alberta Wind Report

Product Description

In the rapidly expanding wind energy sector, now representing just over 7 percent of Alberta's electric energy generating capacity, understanding the volatile nature of this intermitient resource is key to understanding wind economics and its impact on market pricing.

The wind energy reports include:

  • Current monthly and 12-month rolling average wind energy production, capacity factor and outage data by unit
  • Narrative on the underlying wind fundamentals
  • Comparison of wind average received price vs. Pool Price in $/MWh & Discount/Premium
  • Correlation coefficients between wind farms and regions
  • Four quadrant discount analysis
  • Pool Price high because wind is low (+,-)
  • Pool Price high in spite of high wind (+,+)
  • Pool Price low because wind is high (-,+)
  • Pool Price low in spite of low wind (-,-)
  • Other novel graphics and analysis

Who could benefit from these statistical reports?

  • Generation Developers / Owners or Project Proponents
  • Retailers or Large Industrial Loads
  • Wholesale Marketers
  • Importers / Exporters
  • Power Pool Participants
  • Anyone with a long-term vested interest in the Alberta electric industry

Value to the Client:

  • Quick, convenient monthly update
  • Quantifies the inherent bias in price wind receives
  • Provides seasoned analysis of fundamentals causing the monthly fluctuations
  • Data collected, maintained and validated by experts in the industry
  • Most economical way to maintain key market data
  • Provides key market data and information to assess your competitive position

Subscription terms:

Alberta Wind Report

  • One-year subscription: 12 monthly issues delivered post month-end
  • Single issues available

Note: Reports are delivered electronically in PDF format