Climate Change / Renewables

Ontario Seeks Input on Renewable Fuel Standard

In the Climate Change Action Plan, the Ontario government committed to implement a renewable fuel standard that would reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) from gasoline by 5% by 2020. As we explained in an earlier post, this is in addition to existing requirements for ethanol in gasoline and the Greener Diesel regulation. On January 11, 2017, […]


OEB Posts 2015 Conservation and Demand Management Results

On December 29, 2016, the Ontario Energy Board posted the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) 2015 Annual Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Results Report (the Report). The Report outlines the 2015 CDM program results, including all electricity savings as a result of the various CDM programs delivered in 2015, participation levels and spending figures. The […]


New Website Shows Cap and Trade Costs For Ontario Consumers

Ontario’s Cap and Trade program commenced on January 1, 2017. As we have discussed in earlier posts (here and here), the Ontario Energy Board previously determined that Cap and Trade costs will not be presented as a separate line item on natural gas bills. Instead, the Cap and Trade costs will be included as part […]


Ontario to Establish New Corporation to Support the Climate Change Action Plan

On December 15, 2016, the Ontario Government announced a proposed regulation establishing the Ontario Climate Change Solutions Deployment Corporation. This fulfils a commitment made in the Climate Change Action Plan to create a corporation that will use some of the cap and trade proceeds to increase deployment of low-carbon technologies in households and small and […]


Ontario’s Energy Minister Directs IESO to Fund New Programs and Amend FIT Procurements

On December 16, 2016, Ontario’s Minster of Energy issued a Directive to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to amend or revoke previous directions. The Directive addresses a number of topics, including amending targets for the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program, enabling funding for certain electricity distributor projects and activities, and reopening negotiations with Non-Utility Generators (NUGs) […]


Page 3 of 2112345...1020...Last »