Quebec announces new Energy Policy to 2030

Quebec’s Energy Minister announced a new energy strategy , with legislation to be introduced before June, 2016.  The strategy includes goals to reduce oil consumption by 40 per cent by 2030; eliminate the use of thermal coal; increase by 25% overall renewable energy output; and increase by 50% bioenergy production.  Documentation in French is here .  See the summary in the Montreal Gazette  . For a summary of recent Quebec announcements, see “The Quebec Premier just slammed future oil exploration in his province”   in The National Observer (April 11) .

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