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April 12, 2012 – Municipalities, Schools and Hospitals: Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans

Ontario’s Green Energy Act allows government to require  public agencies to: prepare and publish an energy conservation and demand management plan achieve prescribed targets and meet prescribed energy and environmental standards, including standards for energy conservation and demand management Requires the … Continue reading

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April 12, 2012 – Paul Manning will be be speaking at AWMA’s Hamilton Breakfast Speaker Series on “Municipalities, Schools and Hospitals: Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans”

AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION ONTARIO SECTION Hamilton Breakfast Series The premier technical presentation series! The hot issues Member and attendee networking An excellent full breakfast Thursday, April 12, 2012 Municipalities, Schools, and Hospitals: Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans … Continue reading

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March 22, 2012 – First Review of Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff Program Slashes Cash for Wind and Solar

Ontario’s government announced today that it will implement all of the recommendations of the first review of its Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) Program (Review) As widely anticipated, there are  substantial reductions in the FIT rates payable for solar and wind-powered renewable energy … Continue reading

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March 7, 2012 – Storm Clouds Brew for Wind and Solar in Ontario

Ontario’s ambitious renewable energy program is under attack from all sides.  In December 2011, the Auditor General criticized the province’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) rates for renewable energy as being too costly (see our post December 5, 2011) . In February … Continue reading

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January 2012 – Municipal World publishes an article by Paul Manning on Renewable Energy in Ontario

Ontario is  the leading jurisdiction in North America to ditch coal-fired electricity generation in favour of renewable energy. It has come at a price and not without controversy. Streamlining has reduced the number of approvals required for renewable energy development … Continue reading

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December 12, 2011 – Climate Change Agreement in Durban: the Politics of Compromise

In a last-minute deal reached yesterday at the UN Climate Convention meeting in Durban, governments decided to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change as soon as possible, but not later than 2015. Work will begin on this immediately … Continue reading

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