This industry chair program is designed to support the long sustainability of the Alberta Electric System. The program will address the needs of the system through teaching, research and outreach. Working with collaeagues both within and external to the University of Calgary, the program will estalish the University of Calgary as a recognized leader in Electrical Power Engineering.
Supported by AESO, AltaLink and ATCO Electric the program addresses challenges facing the Alberta Interconnected Electrical System. Much of the program focusses on the steps required to enable increased penetration of renewables in Alberta. The program addresses technical, financial and policy issues. Key research areas include: