Highlighting the need to assess and manage new risks, the Ontario Energy Board has published a plan to redevelop itself as the primary regulator of the energy sector in Ontario.
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- There’s no doubt that change is in the air when a high level panel is appointed to chart a course for “modernizing” the central regulator in the power system. With the Board itself releasing a blueprint, there are multiple angles for assessing what could follow.
- A diverse group of companies with development plans spanning the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) sector has identified shared challenges and lined up expertise to meet them. This is not just a first for Ontario but also an attempt to put Ontario at the leading edge of new energy technology.
- The IESO’s initiative on Non-Emitting Resources is shaping up to be a major factor in the Market Renewal process. Dr. Kathleen Spees of the Brattle Group laid out some initial propositions that market participants may find very interesting.
- Rob McLeese recognized with the Hedley Palmer Award
- Why the Green Button standard could change your view of the energy system
- The Dawn Hub: 75 years of energy storage in Ontario
- Henvey Inlet is not only the largest wind project in Ontario, it’s also the largest on-reserve wind installation in Canada, and features the highest hub heights in North America.
- Alberta gets record low windpower bids
A range of diverse energy companies have banded together to voice the interests of distributed energy resources (DERs) and the benefits these resources provide to customers, distributors and the bulk electricity grid.
At its core, Green Button creates a digital playing field for new apps and services, as it enables consumers to provide access to their energy data quickly and securely to third parties, utilizing a common standard for the management and sharing of energy data.
As part of the consultation process on the redesign of Ontario’s electricity market, Ontario power suppliers are being advised to identify the full range of potential participation barriers they see to market participation in the near future.
Seventy-five years ago, Union Gas pioneered the use of underground storage for natural gas in Ontario – a critical but largely unheralded innovation that to this day ensures Ontarians have a reliable source of affordable energy to get through cold winters.
Rob McLeese, President of Access Capital, was the winner of the APPrO 2017 Hedley Palmer award.
Pattern Energy Group LP announced completion December 26 of $1 billion in financing for the 300 megawatt Henvey Inlet Wind project located on Henvey Inlet First Nation Reserve No. 2 on the northeast shore of the Georgian Bay in Ontario.