Will Canada meet its 2030 clean energy goals? Look to natural gas, electric cars, and carbon pricing for clues
July 19, 2018
The federal government eyes increasing the share of non-emitting electricity generation to 90 per cent by 2030—but will Canada get there?
Probably not, according to experts who spoke to The Hill Times. But Canada may get close. Industry officials and researchers said the federal government needs to, at the very least, follow its low-carbon economic plan. They also looked to whether natural gas generation will continue to increase and if currently-stalled demand for electricity will change due to the electrification of cars.
And a lot can happen in 12 years, they say.
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