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Japan Takes On Ontarios Green Energy Act

Let the trade jousts begin! On Monday Japan filed a complaint with the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) against Canada, arguing that Ontario’s very popular Green Energy Act, and in particular, its Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) unfairly favors local firms.

Ontario Green Energy Official: “The U.S. stimulus is probably our biggest competitor”

While Washington continues to debate whether man-made climate change even exists, Canada’s most populous province, has debated, passed and implemented the effective and investor-friendly Green Energy Act. But Ontario, like the rest of the world, is closely following the Obama administration’s push to anchor […]

Ontario Green Energy Official: The U.S. stimulus is probably our biggest competitor

While Washington continues to debate whether man-made climate change even exists, Canada’s most populous province, has debated, passed and implemented the effective and investor-friendly Green Energy Act. But Ontario, like the rest of the world, is closely following the Obama administration’s push to anchor […]

SunEdison, SkyPower Set To Appoint Bank For Ontario Solar Deal

SunEdison and SkyPower are in discussion with banks to finance part of

Exclusive: SunEdison, SkyPower Set To Appoint Bank For Ontario Solar Deal

SunEdison and SkyPower are in discussion with banks to finance part of  their $80 million, 18 megawatts Norfolk I and II solar PV projects in Norfolk County, Ontario. Construction on the two solar farms, which are jointly developed by SunEdison’s Canadian unit and […]

The Yes Men Pull Sophisticated Prank on Enviro-Slacker Canada

Just when it seems that their shtick might become tiring, “The Yes Men? have pulled their most sophisticated and media-savvy trick yet, complete with a fake unmasking and?faux outrage. The political pranksters announced that Canada would set greenhouse gas emissions targets at 40 […]

Details emerge on Enbridge Purchase of Ontario Solar Farm

Enbridge, a Canadian pipeline operator, is set to pay First Solar some C$100 million ($93.14 million) for a 20 megawatt, Ontario-based PV solar farm, an industry source tells us. In the press release announcing the sale, Calgary-based Enbridge says it plans to invest […]

Details emerge on Enbridge Purchase of Ontario Solar Farm

Enbridge, a Canadian pipeline operator, is set to pay First Solar some C$100 million ($93.14 million) for a 20 megawatt, Ontario-based PV solar farm, an industry source tells us. In the press release announcing the sale, Calgary-based Enbridge says it plans to invest […]

Recurrent Energy to buy rival’s 350 MW project pipeline

San Francisco-based solar developer Recurrent Energy announced on Wednesday that it will purchase a 350-megawatt project portfolio from UPC Solar. The two private companies  have not disclosed terms of the deal. The assets are either on the drawing board or further along in […]

Ontario to establish North Americas first  advanced feed-in tariffs system

A few weeks after coming out with an ambitious package of green energy legislation that could create as much as 50,000 new jobs, Ontario has announced that the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) will establish an ambitious system of feed-in tariffs. The tariffs would […]