Research Digest – May 2019

Canada’s Energy Transition: Historical and Future Changes to Energy Systems – Energy Market Assessment

April 24, 2019 (National Energy Board)
 

The current transition has plenty of challenges and uncertainties ahead. Factors that play a role in the transition will involve aspects such as technological developments, policies, consumer preferences, new forms of energy, and new ways of using energy. // Pour réussir la transition énergétique, il faudra surmonter bien des obstacles et des incertitudes. Plusieurs facteurs entreront en ligne de compte : avancées technologies, politiques, préférences des consommateurs, nouvelles formes d’énergie, nouvelles manières de consommer l’énergie, etc.

 

The Cost of Pipeline Constraints in Canada, 2019

April 30, 2019 (Fraser Institute)
 

Overall, given the accumulation of lost potential revenue for the energy sector in recent years and the staggering loss in 2018 alone, the case for expanding Western Canadian oil pipeline capacity is critical.