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.
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.
OPA opens more sectors to Industrial Electricity Incentive eligibility
New sectors include greenhouses, refrigerated warehousing and data processing; manufacturing remains eligible.
Ontario electricity rates to keep rising long term
Liberal energy plan to take $20 billion out of rate base to mitigate increases.
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.
OPA differs with AG’s costing of Oakville power plant cancellation
Sticks with $310M, citing different assumptions and rates used for future costs, savings.
Ontario’s cancelled natural gas power plant timeline
Key events related to the cancellation of two energy projects in Ontario.
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.
Renewable Energy Developers acquires Grey Highlands wind project
Up to nine wind turbine generators in southwest Grey County.
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.
From PLANT’s print edition: Does Ontario’s GEA blow?
Fraser Institute report slams plan as too costly.
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.
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.
Ont. PCs promise judicial gas plant inquiry if elected
Third batch of documents found, Opposition is outraged.
Wynne to widen probe of cancelled gas plants
Ontario premier-designate asks auditor general to add Oakville plant to probe of Mississauga project.