Posts Tagged ‘ Ontario ’

Ontario: Storm Clouds Brew for Wind and Solar

Mar 11th, 2012 | By
Ontario: Storm Clouds Brew for Wind and Solar

Ontario’s ambitious renewable energy program is under attack from all sides. In December 2011, the Auditor General criticized the province’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) rates for renewable energy as being too costly (see the Manning Environmental Law blog post December 5, 2011) . In February of this year, the report of the Commission on the Reform
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Canada: New Clean Energy Programs in Ontario

Feb 4th, 2011 | By
Canada: New Clean Energy Programs in Ontario

The Ontario Power Authority is developing two new Clean Energy Standard Offer Programs, one for natural gas-fired combined heat and power (CHPSOP), the other for energy recovery (ERSOP) from by-products fuel and under utilized energy resources. These programs potentially offer exciting opportunities for Ontario’s industries. Consultation will be carried out over the next couple of months.
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Canada: Ontario Feed-In Tariff for Micro-fit Generation

Feb 3rd, 2011 | By
Canada: Ontario Feed-In Tariff for Micro-fit Generation

The Ontario Power Authority is introducing a new Feed-In Tariff for commercial aggregators, called the CFIT (commercial feed-in-tariff) Program. The program is intended for micro-fit generation projects where the proponent has multiple projects, is not eligible for the microFIT program or needs to give its lender step in rights. The proposed price is 71.3 cents/kWh)
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Canada: Ontario Finalizes Hazardous Waste Land Disposal Rules

Aug 16th, 2010 | By
Canada: Ontario Finalizes Hazardous Waste Land Disposal Rules

It has taken nearly three years to firm up the details, but the Ontario Ministry of the Environment has finally released its revised Registration Guidance Manual for Generators of Liquid Industrial and Hazardous Waste and its new Land Disposal Restrictions (LDR) Handbook. Last updated in 2001, the Registration Manual incorporates significant new information related to
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Canada: Streamlined Approvals Process Proposed in Ontario

May 19th, 2010 | By
Canada: Streamlined Approvals Process Proposed in Ontario

  The Ontario, Canada Ministry of the Environment (MOE) says it will be easier to apply for and obtain environmental approvals using its proposed risk-based approvals model. To be introduced over the next two years, the model will focus approvals resources on activities that pose the greatest risk to the environment and on businesses with poor
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