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Preparing Remote First Nation Communities for Grid Connection

We are pleased to note that Ontario has launched the Remote Electrification Readiness Program  to help prepare remote diesel-dependent First Nation communities in northwestern Ontario for future connection to the province’s electricity grid. The deadline to apply is November 14, 2014. As … 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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Paul Manning quoted in IPPSO FACTO Special Feature: Experts weigh in on merger of Ontario energy agencies

“Special Feature: Experts weigh in on Bill 75 and the OPA-IESO merger” In a special feature in its June issue, IPPSO FACTO, the magazine of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario, sought the opinion of a wide range of … 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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