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September 30, 2014  

Samsung, Pattern sign 20-year PPA for 100 MW Belle River wind project

Lakeshore, Ont.-based wind farm will power up to 35,000 homes.

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September 22, 2014  

Merging energy agencies won’t keep Ontario’s rates from rising: opposition parties

The Independent Electricity System Operator will merge with the Ontario Power Authority on Jan. 1, 2015.

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July 22, 2014  

OPA opens more sectors to Industrial Electricity Incentive eligibility

New sectors include greenhouses, refrigerated warehousing and data processing; manufacturing remains eligible.

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December 2, 2013  

Ontario electricity rates to keep rising long term

Liberal energy plan to take $20 billion out of rate base to mitigate increases.

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October 9, 2013  

Update | Cost of killing Oakville gas power plant $675M to $810M: Auditor General’s report

Lysyk warns the total cost of killing Oakville and Mississauga plants from $950M to $1.1B.

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October 9, 2013  

OPA differs with AG’s costing of Oakville power plant cancellation

Sticks with $310M, citing different assumptions and rates used for future costs, savings.

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October 8, 2013  

Ontario’s cancelled natural gas power plant timeline

Key events related to the cancellation of two energy projects in Ontario.

News Energy Sustainability
September 4, 2013  

Report on true cost of gas plant cancellations to be done early fall

Observers predict Ontario auditor general’s tally will send the total higher than $585 million.

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July 15, 2013  

Renewable Energy Developers acquires Grey Highlands wind project

Up to nine wind turbine generators in southwest Grey County.

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July 2, 2013  

TransCanada closes deal for first of nine solar projects in Ontario

Projects, worth $470 million, have 20-year power purchase agreements with the Ontario Power Authority.

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June 19, 2013  

From PLANT’s print edition: Does Ontario’s GEA blow?

Fraser Institute report slams plan as too costly.

News Operations Sustainability
April 15, 2013  

Cancelled gas plant cost $275 million, Ontario auditor general says

Jim McCarter says the province will save $76 million by not buying the cancelled plant’s electricity.

News Energy Sustainability
March 20, 2013  

OPA says memo warned of additional costs for cancelling gas plants

Moving the Oakville plant to Napanee will need transmission lines worth about $200 million by 2019 instead of 2029.

News Energy Sustainability
February 25, 2013  

Ont. PCs promise judicial gas plant inquiry if elected

Third batch of documents found, Opposition is outraged.

News Energy Sustainability
February 7, 2013  

Wynne to widen probe of cancelled gas plants

Ontario premier-designate asks auditor general to add Oakville plant to probe of Mississauga project.