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Natural Resources: Developments in D&O Environmental Liability

I am delighted to join a roster of distinguished speakers at the Commons Institute’s “Energy, Natural Resources and the Law 2015” to be held in live webcast on  Friday, 30 October 2015 at 1:30pm – 5:00pm Eastern Time. My topic will be “Natural … Continue reading

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Paul Manning to Speak at Insight’s 8th Annual Aboriginal Energy Forum

I am pleased to be speaking again this year at Insight’s 8th Annual Aboriginal Energy Forum. The conference will be held in Toronto on December 4 and 5, 2014. I will be speaking on Friday 5 in the session “Getting to yes”. … Continue reading

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OPA reopens Aboriginal Community Energy Plan (ACEP) Program

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has announced that it is again accepting proposals for the Aboriginal Community Energy Plan (ACEP) Program. The Program will support Aboriginal participation in Ontario’s energy sector by providing up to $90,000 in funding to First Nation … Continue reading

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Ontario Power Authority posts final Combined Heat and Power Standard Offer Program 2.0 documents

Having completed its stakeholder review reported in our blog post of August 14, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) announced today that final versions of the CHPSOP 2.0 program documents are available for download: CHPSOP 2.0 Rules  (Blackline to Draft) CHPSOP … Continue reading

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Ontario Power Authority posts Combined Heat and Power Standard Offer Program 2.0 documents for stakeholder review

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has posted the draft Combined Heat and Power Standard Offer Program 2.0 (CHPSOP 2.0) documents for stakeholder review and comment. Feedback on the draft documents can be submitted in writing to CHP@powerauthority.on.ca until September 22, 2014. … Continue reading

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Ontario introduces Ending Coal for Cleaner Air Act

Ontario introduced legislation yesterday that, if passed, will eliminate coal-fired generation as a source of electricity. The proposed Ending Coal for Cleaner Air Act is intended to ensure that once coal facilities stop operating by the end of 2014, coal-burning generation on … Continue reading

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November 29 Deadline approaching for the Aboriginal Community Energy Plan Program Proposals

The Ontario Power Authority has issued the following reminder that applications are being accepted until November 29, 2013, at noon for the Aboriginal Community Energy Plan (ACEP) Program. The ACEP Program assists First Nations and Métis communities in developing a … Continue reading

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Ontario Energy Board to Hold Consultations on Energy East Pipeline

The Ontario government has asked the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to undertake consultations and prepare a report on the controversial proposed Energy East Pipeline. The 4,500-kilometre Energy East Pipeline would ship up to 1.1 million barrels per day of oil … Continue reading

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Ontario on Track to Eliminate Coal-Fired Generation: Will U.S. Follow Its Example?

U.S. states and generators will doubtless be following Ontario’s progress as it comes closer to being the first jurisdiction in North America to eliminate coal as a source of electricity. Today, the province marked the end of burning coal at … Continue reading

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Ontario Implements Changes to Regional Planning and Siting of Large Energy Infrastructure Projects

Ontario’s government announced on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 its decision to implement 18 recommendations made by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for the siting of large energy infrastructure projects. To read a digest of  the … Continue reading

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