Ontario Passes Cap & Trade Legislation

By Zoë Thoms on May 19, 2016

The Ontario legislature has passed its climate change legislation which will create a cap and trade system for the province. The Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act, 2016 sets out a framework for Ontario’s cap and trade program and enshrines emission reduction targets for the province.

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OEB Provides Details of its Consumer Engagement and Representation Framework

By David Stevens on May 19, 2016

Recently, the Ontario Energy Board announced details of the much anticipated “Consumer Engagement and Representation Framework.” The focus of the planned new framework is on providing local consumers with greater access to and representation within OEB processes.

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Regulated Utility Rate of Return – Different Jurisdictions, Different Approaches

By David Stevens on May 17, 2016

A popular session at the 2016 CAMPUT conference in Montreal addressed utility rate of return. This presentation, titled “Rate of Return: Where the Regulatory Rubber Meets the Road” featured two regulators (Willie Grieve, the chair of the Alberta Utilities Board, and Travis Kavulla, vice-chair of the Montana Public Service Commission and chair of the National […]

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Energy Storage – A “Game-Changer” for Electricity Utilities?

By David Stevens on May 17, 2016

On May 16, 2016, a panel discussion titled “Electricity Storage – A Game-Changer for Utilities” was presented at the 2016 CAMPUT conference. As discussed in an earlier post, energy storage has been referred to by many as a “game changer” because it will greatly improve the efficient use of electricity resources.

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BCUC Convenes Proceedings in Response to Complaint Against BC Hydro

By David Stevens on May 11, 2016

As we previously reported, a complaint was made in December 2015 to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) alleging that BC Hydro had intentionally misled the BCUC about future plans (and associated costs) for its enterprise financial IT systems. This complaint, made by the NDP critic for BC Hydro (Adrian Dix), alleged that filings and […]

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