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How Solar Can Participate in Alberta’s Carbon Market: Alberta’s Technology Innovation Emissions Reductions Regulation and how it relates to Solar.
Are you considering developing or investing in solar in Alberta and want to learn about how your project can generate revenue through Alberta’s Carbon Market? Panelists will provide an overview of the relevant parts of the regulation that enable emission offsets & credits; discuss the opportunities for renewable energy under the regulation (opt-in); discuss the opportunities for emission offsets & credits from solar; provide direction to relevant protocols and guidance documents; and provide an overview of the steps to initiate and implement an emission offset project. Join us for this timely discussion with industry leaders and Government of Alberta representatives, followed by a question and answer period.
Justin Wheler is the Executive Director of Climate Implementation Compliance in the Policy Division of Alberta Environment and Parks. The Climate Implementation and Compliance Branch is responsible for implementation of the Technology Innovation and Emission Reduction Regulation and the associated emissions offset system, the Specified Gas Reporting Regulation, the Renewable Fuels Standard Regulation as well as overseeing the TIER Fund and Governance of broader climate programs across the government of Alberta and partner organizations. Justin is a Professional Engineer with over a decade of experience in greenhouse gas regulation and policy.
Chelsea Bryant serves as Managing Director of Global Markets and Strategy at Radicle, possessing 14 years of experience in commodity markets, investments and trading. Chelsea’s areas of focus include environmental commodity trading, carbon market design and hedging strategy development and execution.
Lindsay McLaren has been an emission offset policy specialist in the department of Alberta Environment and Parks, Climate Implementation and Compliance Branch for the past seven years. In her role she provides advice to government on the effective implementation of the emission offset system and identifies and implements continual improvement measures. She also provides information to stakeholders who are accessing, or want to access the emission offset system. Lindsay’s industry area of focus is oil and gas related emission offsets and her main focus is to develop and maintain the related protocols and support the stakeholders who use those protocols. Prior to working for the Government of Alberta, Lindsay was an environmental consultant for 10 years and conducted Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Impact Assessments, Greenhouse Gas Emission Audits and Environmental Management System Audits.
Sponsored by: Radicle