The Canadian oil sands are at a threshold moment, and British Columbia's vast reserves of clean electricity are seen by some to hold the key to that future. Here's a glimpse behind the headlines.
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Here are some of the sources consulted for this infographic:
The Alberta Climate Leadership plan, a pact with multiple interests committed to Canada's energy security into the future, done in an environmentally responsible way.
A study by the Canadian Energy Research Institute from January 2016 looking at options for getting clean energy to the oilsands. (Note: this opens a large PDF document.)
Background information on the intertie concept, from the Alberta Electric System Operator.