Tag Archives: Long-term Energy Plan

Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy Procurement

In a sudden reversal of its energy procurement policy, Ontario announced today that it will immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-Waste Standard Offer Program, halting procurement of over 1,000 megawatts … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ontario Releases Updated Long-Term Energy Plan

After several months of consultation, Ontario has released its updated Long-Term Energy Plan, Achieving Balance. The 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) balances five principles that will guide future decisions: cost-effectiveness, reliability, clean energy, community engagement, and an emphasis on conservation … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Why Ontario should include a thermal grid in its Long-term Energy Plan review

Manning Environmental Law and Golder Associates have made a joint submission on the importance of developing a thermal grid in Ontario’s review of its Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP). The key points from the submission are as follows: Consumption – Approximately … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment