Press Releases

Press Release: Saskatchewanians ask the government to delay the electric vehicle tax

November 23, 2021 — The Saskatchewan government has started charging electric vehicle drivers a punitive $150 tax, claiming that this would contribute to the provincial road maintenance fund. SES, the Sask Electric Vehicles Association, SaskEV, and the Tesla Owners Club of Sask have joined together to point out the folly of this tax, asking for a delay until 1.3% of the light-duty vehicles on Saskatchewan roads are electric.

Press Release: 25 recommendations to help the SK government triple its climate ambition

November 9, 2021 — SES has presented the provincial government with 25 recommendations on how deeper emission cuts can be achieved in the decade ahead, focusing on electricity generation, transportation, buildings, heavy industry, the oil and gas sector, and protected areas. SES’s recommendations also contain proposed rural initiatives and collaborative opportunities with Regina and Saskatoon.

Press Release: Analysis says SK can have a carbon-neutral electrical grid by 2040

April 27, 2021 — SES’s NEW report, Carbon-Zero Electricity in Saskatchewan, examines and updates the analysis and recommendations from the 2013 report and considers how close SaskPower has come to meeting those recommendations.