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The calendar year is coming to a close, and AEL would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a very safe and happy holiday season.

As we reflect on the news and events that helped shape 2014, we would like to offer Power Up subscribers a look at the most-read news stories from their publication. That means, over the next two weeks, we'll count down the Top 20 articles for the year!

Your regular news publication will resume on Thursday, January 8, 2015.


20. LEDs in new developments to save Strathmore $20,000
Strathmore Standard
June 19, 2014: New developments in Strathmore will be saving the town nearly $20,000 after council approved LED lighting to be installed in new subdivisions recently, after developers approached town administration to address the request. Strathmore administration brought the issue to council after being asked whether LED lighting was required in new subdivisions.
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19. Alberta power records shattered for second time
660 News
July 24, 2014: The hot weather is shattering power consumption records in the province. The Alberta Electric System Operator said they had already broken 2013 records, then broke them again recently. Angela Anderson with AESO said they anticipate breaking them yet again. "We're definitely expecting that to be broken again, everyone is keeping a close eye on what is happening with our generation and making sure the supply is doing well," Anderson said.
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18. Classifying hazardous locations, flammable gases and vapours
By Pierre McDonald, CET, Senior Regulatory Affairs, Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc.
Nov. 13, 2014: Inspectors who review drawings and inspect installations in areas where flammable gases and vapours are or could be present require a good understanding of the extent of those areas as defined within the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 (CE Code). Certain installations such as gasoline dispensing stations and service stations are common and provide a certain degree of uniformity in the installation.
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17. Approved Electrical Equipment to the appropriate Standard
By Pierre McDonald, CET, Senior Regulatory Affairs, Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc.
Nov. 27, 2014: The end of June 2014 marks the time when all the changes that will appear in the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) have been finalized. Any new or existing proposals for code change that have not been addressed by the CE Code Committee will not be seen until the publication of the 2018 CE Code. This hard line to get appropriate changes settled for the 2015 edition CE Code resulted is three very grueling days of discussions, deliberations and votes to get through the over 100 items on the June agenda.
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16. Alberta electricity price spike ends as power plants back online
CBC News
May 29, 2014: The spike in electricity prices recently has eased now that a couple of major power plants in Alberta are back online. Spot prices topped $700 a megawatt over the past two days. In recent weeks, prices have typically been in the range of $35 to $50 a megawatt. The Alberta Electric System Operator's Mike Deising said the price spike was a surprise.
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15. Turning 500 tons of manure a day into renewable energy
Huffington Post
Oct. 30, 2014: Alberta is known for its beef — or more specifically its beef marketing. If you haven't seen the original "I heart Alberta beef" bumper sticker you've definitely seen an homage. But Alberta beef started for a reason, Alberta's grain farmers needed a way to diversify and add value to their product. Grain prices are notoriously volatile and producing a bumper crop didn't always guarantee a bumper profit.
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14. Video: Behind the scenes of lighting the Calgary Tower
CBC News
Feb. 20, 2014: Every day Team Canada gets the gold, the Calgary Tower lights its cauldron to celebrate the country's victory. But lighting the flame isn't as easy as just flicking a switch. CBC videojournalist Mike Symington went behind the scenes and explains what goes into setting the cauldron alight.
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13. Fort Chipewyan unveils first solar project
Edmonton Journal
Sept. 25, 2014: The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation has turned to solar electricity as a source of emergency power — and to highlight the importance of clean energy. Recently, two electricians from Edmonton have been installing eight solar photovoltaic panels on a south-facing roof of the elder and youth lodge in the isolated community of Fort Chipewyan, 220 kilometres north of Fort McMurray.
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12. New lighting brightening up Calgary Tower
CTV News
Oct. 16, 2014: A centerpiece of Calgary's downtown core will be getting brighter. A whole new exterior lighting system has been completely installed at the Calgary Tower. The LED lighting system will now be tested throughout the day recently. R. Scott Hutcheson, the CEO of Aspen Properties, the company that owns the tower, says the new system was designed to enhance the appearance of the tower while saving energy and costs.
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11. LED street light installation underway in Calgary
News Talk 770
July 31, 2014: City crews have now started the process of changing out traditional street lights for energy-efficient LEDs. As News Talk 770 reported earlier this month, the city is spending $32 million to make the switch, a move expected to reduce electricity consumption by up to 55 per cent. Altadore, Douglasdale, Marlborough, Tuxedo Park and Brentwood are part of the first phase of a plan to replace High Pressure Sodium street lights.
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