TITLE

L'étonnante construction juridique de l'énergie éolienne au Québec

AUTHOR(S)
Prémont, Marie-Claude
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Po;2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Strong winds on the Gaspé Peninsula do not suffice to explain why large wind parks are now part of the Hydro-Quebec network. The inclusion of wind energy in Quebec's energy portfolio required the creation of a complex--and somewhat surprising--legal framework, which was shaped by local and international forces. At the international level, the liberalization of North America's electricity market and the fight against climate change were strong influences. On the local level, the main driving force was the regional economic development of the Gaspé Peninsula. This article traces and analyzes the long pathway of the reconfiguration of Quebec's energy policy, which, to promote wind energy, enabled the reintroduction of private electricity production into consumer markets.
ACCESSION #
96164815

 

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