OEB to Require That Regulatory Records Be Retained for Six Years

By David Stevens on June 7, 2016

On June 3, 2016, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a letter prescribing a Mandatory Record Retention Period to be implemented by all regulated entities effective on January 1, 2017. The Policy requires regulatory records to be maintained for a period of at least six years, calculated from the end of the last calendar year […]

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Ontario Legislature Has Passed the Energy Law Statute Amendment Act (Bill 135)

By David Stevens on June 6, 2016

On June 2, 2016, the Ontario Legislature passed the Energy Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (also referred to as Bill 135). The new legislation will come into force at a currently unspecified later date. We have previously written about the content and implications of the Energy Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (see here, here and […]

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Recent California/Quebec Carbon Credits Auction Attracts Little Interest – Is This a Concern for Ontario?

By David Stevens on June 6, 2016

Recently, the Quebec and California governments announced the results of the May 2016 Cap and Trade System Joint Auction. The results show that only around 10% of the greenhouse gas allowances (credits) offered for sale by the Quebec government were purchased, and only around 2% of the credits offered for sale by the California government […]

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Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Requirement That Diesel Fuel Contain Some Renewable Fuel

By David Stevens on June 2, 2016

On May 30, 2016, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision that had confirmed the constitutional and administrative law validity of a statutory requirement that diesel fuel contain at least 2% renewable fuel. As set out in the FCA’s Reasons for Decision in Syncrude Canada Ltd. v. Canada (Attorney General), this requirement […]

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OEB Staff Release Discussion Paper on Cap & Trade Framework for Natural Gas Utilities

By Zoë Thoms on June 1, 2016

On May 25, 2016, Ontario Energy Board (OEB) staff released a discussion paper for comment regarding the OEB’s ongoing consultation for the development of a regulatory framework for the implementation of the provincial government’s cap and trade program by natural gas utilities.[1] As we previously wrote, under Ontario’s cap and trade program, natural gas utilities […]

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