Legislation Introduced to Implement Ontario’s “Fair Hydro Plan”
By David Stevens on May 15, 2017
On May 11, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 132, which is intended to implement the government’s promised Fair Hydro Plan (discussed in earlier posts, here and here). The main part of Bill 132 is the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017, which is included as Schedule I and is referred to as the Fair […]more
CAMPUT 2017: Decarbonizing Canada’s Energy Future – Pricing Carbon
By Zoë Thoms on May 12, 2017
On May 8, 2017, the 2017 CAMPUT panel “Decarbonizing Canada’s Energy Future – Pricing Carbon” addressed the federal and provincial patchwork of carbon pricing in Canada and its impact on citizens’ pocketbooks and the economy. Panel moderator Joseph Doucet (Dean, School of Business, University of Alberta) highlighted the key issue in the move toward decarbonization […]more
Modernizing Hearings – Facilitating Public Engagement in Decision Making
By David Stevens on May 10, 2017
On May 9, 2017, a panel titled “Modernizing Hearings – Facilitating Public Engagement in Decision Making” was presented at the 2017 CAMPUT Conference. The question discussed by the panel was how to address changes in public expectations in the face of important issues such as climate change, local impact of energy projects and rights of […]more
Energy Systems in Transition- What Does That Mean for Regulators?
By David Stevens on May 9, 2017
The theme of the 2017 CAMPUT Conference was “Energy and Regulation in Transition: Charting the Course.” An interesting session on May 8, 2017, looked at “Energy Systems in Transition” and was titled “Winds of Change.” Sergio Marchi, the President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association, was the moderator for the panel and began by […]more
Attending CAMPUT? We Will See You There!
By Energy Insider on May 1, 2017
David Stevens, Scott Stoll and Zoë Thoms will be attending the 2017 CAMPUT Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from May 7 – 10. The CAMPUT Annual Conference has the reputation of being Canada’s most important conference dealing with energy and utility regulation. Our lawyers hope to have the opportunity to catch up with those of you who […]more