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AESO Thanks Albertans for Quick Response to Call for Power Conservation
January 13, 2024 23:35 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
AESO declares Grid Alert Ended; thanks Albertans for power conservation efforts.
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Albertans Asked to Conserve Power to Minimize Potential for Rotating Outages
January 13, 2024 20:12 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
The AESO declared a Grid Alert today at 3:30 p.m. in response to extreme cold temperatures. Albertans asked to conserve energy.
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UPDATED*: AESO to Discuss Implications to Alberta’s Electricity System Resulting from Proposed Federal Clean Electricity Regulations
September 26, 2023 16:55 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
Media invitation to news conference to explain the AESO's perspective on the federal government’s draft Clean Electricity Regulations (CER).
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AESO launches new Grid Alert notification process 
December 15, 2021 13:00 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To ensure consistent and clear communication with the public and to maintain confidence in the day-to-day operation of the power system, the...
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Albertans asked to help conserve energy through record-setting temperatures
June 29, 2021 12:43 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
CALGARY, Alberta, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the ongoing heat wave across the province, the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) is urging Albertans to help conserve energy...
AESO Board announces CEO transition
October 16, 2018 13:25 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) Board announced today that David Erickson, President and Chief Executive Officer, will resign from the...
Industry electricity system controllers train to manage province-wide blackout
May 09, 2017 16:00 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 09, 2017) - Media are invited to observe the Alberta Electric System Operator's System Restoration Training to find out what exactly takes place in a system-wide...
Alberta Electric System Operator Controllers Train to Manage Province-Wide Blackout
April 21, 2016 16:06 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - April 21, 2016) - Media are invited to observe the AESO's System Restoration Training to find out what exactly takes place in a system-wide blackout and how operators...
Renewable Energy to Play Key Role in Alberta's Electricity Future
March 03, 2016 15:00 ET | Alberta Electric System Operator
CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 03, 2016) -  As one of its first actions under the Climate Leadership Plan, the Government of Alberta has chosen the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) to...