Tag Archives: Feed-in Tariff

Globe and Mail – Advanced Energy – “A new role for First Nations: power generation”

We are little behind-hand in posting this link to an article, “A new role for First Nations: power generation“, that appeared in the Globe and Mail,  Advanced Energy from GE Innovation back in September 2014. The article includes the following from an … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013: OPA Makes Draft FIT 3 Program Documents Available for Comment

To prepare for the opening of the next Feed-in Tariff (FIT) application period in fall 2013, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) is making draft versions of the FIT 3 Program Rules, Contract and Standard Definitions available for comment. The OPA … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 – Ontario’s Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Unravels

Large renewable energy projects will no longer form part of Ontario’s once world-leading Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program. Following up on his announcement at the CanSIA Solar Ontario 2013 Conference in Niagara Falls on May 30, 2013, Bob Chiarelli, the Minister of … Continue reading

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Small FIT Application Window Will Open on December 14, 2012

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has just announced that it will begin accepting Small FIT applications on December 14, 2012, for renewable energy projects with a proposed capacity of 10 to 500 kilowatts. The OPA will award up to 200 … Continue reading

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September 7, 2012 – Paul Manning to speak at SSX 2012

Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff program and documentation have been substantially revised. There are significant advantages for Aboriginal Communities under FIT 2.0. I will be speaking this Friday at SSX ONTARIO: Solar Summit & eXpo! on the opportunities and challenges of partnering … Continue reading

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August 10, 2012 – Ontario Power Authority releases Feed-in Tariff 2.0 Program Rules

After an agonizingly long wait, would-be renewable energy proponents were cheered by Friday’s announcement that  the Ontario Power Authority has at last released version 2.0 of its Feed-in Tariff Program Rules. We provide the following summary as a guide to … Continue reading

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July 30, 2012 – Ontario Increases Support for Aboriginal Energy Projects

Ontario has announced that it will expand the Aboriginal Loan Guarantee Program to encourage First Nation and Métis participation in the province’s clean energy economy. The expansion will make an additional $150 million available under the program. To date, the Aboriginal … Continue reading

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April 12, 2012 – Price Adders and Priority Make Local and Aboriginal Communities Partners of Choice for New Renewable Energy in Ontario

In our post dated March 22, 2012, First Review of Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff Program Slashes Cash for Wind and Solar we commented on Ontario’s review of the FIT. In his presentation today at the AWMA Hamilton Breakfast Speaker Series, Paul Manning, … 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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