Alberta Power Pool Pricing Information

Energy Trading System (ETS)

System that facilitates the real-time wholesale electricity market.


Provides information on Forecast and Actual Pool Prices and Daily Forecast and Actual Data.

Industry Associations

Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (IPPSA)

Represents power producers, marketers, engineering firms, consultants, and contractors.

Canadian Electricity Association (CEA)

The voice of the Canadian electricity industry.

Alberta Federation of REAs (AFREA)

Provides a voice for Rural Electrification Association (REA) members.

Governance of the Alberta Energy Industry

Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA)

Educates and advocates for residential, farm and small business electricity and gas consumers.

Department of Energy (DoE)

Manages the development of province's non-renewable resources including coal, minerals, natural gas, petrochemicals, conventional oil, oil sands, and renewable energy.

Alberta Utilities Comission (AUC)

Ensures delivery of Alberta utility service is fair, responsible and in the public interest.

Balancing Pool

Has prominent role in managing Power Purchase Arrangements of several major power plants.

Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)

Functions include promoting fair, efficient and competitive exchange of electric energy.

Alberta Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA)

Investigates Alberta's electricity markets to ensure fairness, efficiency and competitiveness.

Load Settlement Agents (LSA)