alberta renewable energy
More companies will enter the market if there's certainty, the group says.
"We have a long-term, viable resource."
The aim is to increase renewable energies, promote energy efficiency and reduce harmful emissions.
The first project should be approved by the end of the year.
"'Solar for all' should be the government's new mantra.''
The government plans to appoint a facilitator to help in the transition.
Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said the government will work to ensure that the tax doesn't have "detrimental economic effects.''
"I encourage Premier Notley, and all of Alberta, to follow this first step with continued bold action."
The report also suggests Alberta phase out its coal-fired power generation by 2030.
The electricity utility warns of "real risk to consumers."