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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

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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 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

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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

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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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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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