Solar Power on the rise in Ontario

Last year, Ontario installed 168 megawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity, surpassing New Jersey as the second leading North American jurisdiction for new solar projects during 2010.

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OPA Launches Renewable Energy Vendor List Website

Toronto – Companies that supply and install renewable energy technologies can now apply to offer their goods and services to Ontario school boards and social housing providers. The Ontario Power Authority announced today the launch of a website where service providersand suppliers of five renewable energy technologies (solar air, solar water, geothermal, solarphotovoltaic and small…

Conference promotes conservation for First Nations

Thunder Bay, ON – The Conserve the Light conference, which started today at the Valhalla Hotel, has attracted over 200 First Nations leaders, community representatives and M├ętis to Thunder Bay from across Ontario. This conference is part of the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Measures for Aboriginal Communities (EEMAC) program developed by Charles Fox Consulting Inc….

Pembina Institute reacts to Ontario’s cap and trade legislation

Cherise Burda, Ontario Policy Director for the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to cap and trade legislation to be tabled today by the Government of Ontario. The legislation, which will amend the Environmental Protection Act, enables the provincial government to implement a cap and trade system but leaves critical details such as…

Comment on Ontario’s proposed Green Energy Act

There is still time to voice your opinion on Ontario’s Green Energy and Green Economy Act, which was recently tabled at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. To view full details about the act, visit Ontario Bill 150. The proposal has also been posted for a 30 day public review and comment period, starting on February…

Ontario’s Green Energy Act Shines Bright for Solar Industry

  The Canadian Solar Industries Association voiced its support for the Ontario Government’s new Green Energy Act noting the strides that would be made for the province as an international leader. “The proposed changes announced as part of this Act will certainly help build a new clean economy, green collar jobs, as well as creating…

David Suzuki Foundation assesses Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Media release from the David Suzuki Foundation: February 22, 2009 – The Ontario Government is expected to introduce a Green Energy Act to the provincial legislature on February 23rd. The David Suzuki Foundation is one of many organizations that have called on the government to pass a Green Energy Act that would make Ontario a…