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Québec and Ontario Sign Historic Electricity Trade Agreement

Premier Philippe Couillard of Québec and Premier Kathleen Wynne of Ontario today attended the official signing of the historic electricity trade agreement between Hydro-Québec and the Independent Electricity System Operator of Ontario (IESO  in Montreal today. Under this agreement, the … 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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Ontario Government Decision To Move Gas Plant May Cost More Than $675 Million: Auditor General

The 2010 decision to cancel a planned gas-fired power plant in Oakville and move it to Napanee may cost Ontarians $675 million, says Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk, and that figure could rise by up to another $140 million for gas … 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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May 28, 2012 – Ontario Loses Independent Review of Energy Planning and Procurement in Merger of OPA and IESO

Under cover of its Bill 75, designed to implement the merger of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the government of Ontario is also making wholesale changes to energy planning and procurement. In so doing, it … Continue reading

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