On March 11, a legislative committee of the Canadian province of Alberta released a report that said the province should pursue public-private partnerships for development of hydroelectric projects needed to help meet the projected demand for nearly an additional 12,000 megawatts of power over the next two decades. The legislature’s Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship report, entitled “Review of the Potential for Expanded Hydroelectric Energy Production in Northern Alberta,” made five recommendations for the government.