Will include financial help for coal emitters to close plants and transition to cleaner power.
Discussions will focus on workers most affected by closing of power plants and mining operations.
Five-member panel is to hold public meetings in four Alberta cities in October.
Cost of wind, solar and hydro to replace coal unknown, no details on how projects will be chosen.
Investments are expected to create or retain more than 3,400 jobs.
Coal-fired generation unit that produces electricity caught fire.
Based on four remaining years for a group of coal power contracts that companies are trying to terminate.
Consumers on the hook for billions for hand-back of electricity purchase agreements.
Wants clarification re: incentives to build alternatives power sources such as natural gas.
Industry group says it generated 4.7% of electricity compared to 33% from coal.
Terry Boston said 2030 is enough time to analyze and take corrective action.
Has agreed to pay $102 million federal fines and may face civil actions.
Study says ending coal and boost of renewable energy will cut emissions 45%.
…despite price decline for metallurgical coal and slowing global demand
Ecology Action Centre energy co-ordinator blames concerns over higher power rates.