Energy Solutions

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.

25 Recommendations for GHG Emissions Reduction in SK

November 4, 2021 — Letter, including 25 recommendations, to Premier Moe and Environment Minister Kaeding on reducing GHG emissions in SK

Energy & Employment in a Low-GHG Emitting Economy

October 2021 — A review of job prospects based on the effects of moving from fossil fuels to renewable energy for electricity generation predict that the overall net number of jobs would increase.

Carbon-Free Electricity in Saskatchewan

April 27, 2021 — SES Report examines and updates the analysis and recommendations from our 2013 report, Yes They Can: A 2020 Vision for SaskPower

Saskatchewan Low Carbon Stories

2019 — A series of innovative stories and videos from businesses, organizations, communities, and farms in rural and small town Saskatchewan that are making changes that are good for the climate and good for their bottom line.

Recommendations from “Prairie Resilience” Is Not Enough

December 2018 — One to two-page excerpts from the SES Report: “Prairie Resilience” Is Not Enough

“Prairie Resilience” Is Not Enough

December 2018 — SES Report: “Prairie Resilience” Is Not Enough (SES’s response to the Saskatchewan government’s climate change plan)

Why Should I Reduce My Emissions and How? (Infographic)

Part 4/4: Infographic about reducing your personal greenhouse gas emissions

What does Canada’s Carbon Pricing Backstop Mean for You? (Infographic)

Part 3/4: Infographic about how Canada's carbon pricing backstop applies to you

What is Canada’s Carbon Pricing Plan? (Infographic)

Part 2/4: Infographic about Canada's carbon pricing plan

What is Carbon Pricing? (Infographic)

Part 1/4: Infographic about carbon pricing in a Saskatchewan context

Support of Regina’s Renewable City Strategy

October 10, 2018 — SES letter of support, re: City of Regina Renewable City Strategy. Regina Council unanimously passed the motion on October 29, 2018.

Review of Blue Hills Wind Energy Project EIS

June 27, 2018 — SES review of the Blue Hills Wind Energy Project Environmental Impact Statement

Facilitating Solar Energy Opportunities in Saskatoon

November 4, 2017 — The Saskatchewan Environmental Society’s observations on the Administration Report: Facilitating Solar Energy Opportunities in Saskatoon.

Planning for the Transition

2017 — SES Report: Planning for the Transition in a Carbon Constrained World: Lessons from the Literature for Saskatchewan.

Submission to SaskForward

2017 — Report: Transforming the Future: Prepared for Submission to SaskForward.ca

Proposed Chaplin Wind Farm Update

November 2016 — Update on the Proposed Chaplin Wind Farm: “Wind-energy projects needed, but not just everywhere.”

Recommendations for City of Regina GHG Emissions Reduction

April 21, 2016 — Suggestions for Community-Wide Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in the City of Regina.

Recommendations for City of Saskatoon GHG Emissions Reduction

October 28, 2015 — Recommendations for a Municipal Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategy for the City of Saskatoon Focused On Community-Wide Emissions

Renewable Energy Toolkit

December 2015 — SES Report: Renewable Energy Toolkit: A Guide for Renewable Co-operatives’ Development and Success in Saskatchewan.

Yes They Can: A 2020 Vision For SaskPower

May 16, 2013 — SES Report: Yes They Can: A 2020 Vision for SaskPower regarding greenhouse gas emissions reduction.

Towards a Sustainable Energy Strategy for Saskatchewan

January 2007 — SES Report: Towards of Sustainable Energy Strategy for Saskatchewan

Is Renewable Doable?

February 24, 2009 — Report: Building a Renewable Energy Society in Saskatchewan