Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2011
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Policy Support>Institutional creation, Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements
Policy Target:
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Government of New Brunswick
Evaluation:All action items within the plan were completed.

The Policy is a three year plan, with a ten year view and includes five key energy objectives. They are:

  1. Low and Stable Energy Prices
  2. Energy Security
  3. Reliability of the Electrical System
  4. Environmental Responsibility
  5. Effective Regulation

The policy has 20 action items that seek to accomplish the five key objectives. They are:

  1. Reintegrationof NB Power
  2. Electricity Market and New Brunswick System Operator
  3. NB Power – Debt Management Plan
  4. NB Power – Regulatory Oversight and Integrated Resource Plan
  5. Regional Electricity Partnerships
  6. Smart Grid Technology and Innovation
  7. Large Industrial Renewable Energy Purchase Program
  8. Renewable Portfolio Standard
  9. Future Development of our Renewable Energy Resources
  10. Wood Based Biomass Resources
  11. Energy and Climate Change 
  12. Electricity Efficiency Plan
  13. Energy Efficiency Building Code Standards
  14. Energy Efficient Appliances and Equipment
  15. Natural Gas Distribution Rates
  16. Petroleum Products Pricing
  17. Energy and Utilities Board 
  18. Office of the Public Energy Advocate
  19. EnergyLiteracy,EducationandSkills Development
  20. EnergyResearchand Development
This record is superseded by:Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Economy: New Brunswick's Climate Change Action Plan

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