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August 7, 2013 – Ontario Energy Board selects transmitter for East-West Tie Line development work

Toronto – In the first designation of its kind,  Ontario Energy Board  announced today its choice of Upper Canada Transmission Inc. as the transmitter to complete development work for the East-West Tie Line. The East-West Tie Line is a major new electricity … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 – Ontario’s New Energy Vision Puts Conservation Before New Generation

Province Makes Conservation Top Priority in Energy Planning Ontario will prioritize investment in conservation measures before building new generation, whenever it is cost-effective to do so. The government has released Conservation First: A Renewed Vision for Energy Conservation in Ontario … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 – Ontario Kicks Off Long-Term Energy Plan Review

Ontario is launching a review of the Long-Term Energy Plan, which will include province-wide consultations on a variety of topics including the province’s mix of energy sources such as wind, solar and nuclear, and conservation. Starting July 10, 2013 through … 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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May 6, 2013 – Ontario to include municipalities, Aboriginal and other communities in regional energy planning

In an effort to involve communities in the planning process for regional energy infrastructure, the government has asked the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to develop a new regional energy planning process based on … 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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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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