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May 18, 2012 – Ontario Sets New Rules for Geothermal Drilling

Ontario is strengthening the regulation of vertical closed loop drilling for geothermal energy systems, with new rules that take effect immediately. The province is requiring geothermal installers to: Obtain provincial approval for vertical closed loop geothermal systems Consult with a … Continue reading

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March 22, 2012 – First Review of Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff Program Slashes Cash for Wind and Solar

Ontario’s government announced today that it will implement all of the recommendations of the first review of its Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) Program (Review) As widely anticipated, there are  substantial reductions in the FIT rates payable for solar and wind-powered renewable energy … Continue reading

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January 2012 – Municipal World publishes an article by Paul Manning on Renewable Energy in Ontario

Ontario is  the leading jurisdiction in North America to ditch coal-fired electricity generation in favour of renewable energy. It has come at a price and not without controversy. Streamlining has reduced the number of approvals required for renewable energy development … Continue reading

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