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CanWEA announces finalists for the 2015 CanWEA Awards

OTTAWA, Ontario – September 1, 2015 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2015 CanWEA Awards. “The CanWEA Awards recognize and honour individuals, organizations and projects that have made significant contributions to advance the Canadian wind energy industry,” said Robert Hornung, CanWEA President.   CanWEA will recognize […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2015447 Views

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Electricity Sector Reports 22% Reduction in Carbon Emissions

OTTAWA, Ontario – August 31, 2015. The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) today released its 2015 Sustainable ElectricityTM Annual Report, titled “Delivering Value to Canadians”. The report highlights that CEA member companies achieved a 5.8 per cent reduction in GHG emissions in 2014, contributing to a significant 22 per cent reduction in carbon emissions over the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015390 Views

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NAN Congratulates First Nation-Led Energy Partnership

August 27, 2015 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, expressed congratulations following the signing of a First Nation-led energy partnership today between Wataynikaneyap Power, FortisOntario Inc. and Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (Fortis-RES Partnership) to expand grid connection for remote First Nations. “On behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015455 Views

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Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station Project Underway

Cochrane – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Coral Rapids Power (CRP), a company wholly owned by Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN), are building a new 28 megawatt hydroelectric generating station approximately 90 km north of the Town of Smooth Rock Falls. The $300 million project is expected to employ 220 workers at peak and be completed […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015612 Views

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List of Registered Proposed Projects Available

25 August 2015 The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has released the list of renewable energy projects proposed by the companies that were qualified to participate in the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP). Qualified applicants are only allowed to submit proposals for these projects that were identified through the registration process that ended in early August. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2015550 Views

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Four Algonquin First Nations Call for Protection of Algonquin Sacred Area and Oppose Re-Zoning of Lands for Windmill Development Project

ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ONTARIO–(Aug. 18, 2015) – The duly elected Chiefs and Councils from four Algonquin First Nations (Wolf Lake, Timiskaming, Eagle Village, Barriere Lake) announced today their adoption of Council Resolutions calling for the protection of an important Algonquin sacred area on the Ottawa River between the cities of Hull and Ottawa and opposing the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015442 Views

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Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project

August 14, 2015 Funding Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is investing in new energy infrastructure in the Far North that will link solar and wind power to the Fort Severn First Nation’s existing diesel-generating stations. Through the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), $2.5 million will be provided for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015477 Views

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Risks and Benefits of Energy East Need Better Balance

Aug 13-2015 Toronto, ON – The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) today released “Giving Ontarians a Voice on Energy East,” a report on its consultation and review of the proposed Energy East Pipeline. At the request of the Minister of Energy, the OEB led an open and impartial review of the potential benefits and impacts of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015490 Views

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Media Advisory – Ontario Energy Board to Host Energy East Media Briefing

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2015– On August 13, 2015, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) will release its report entitled, “Giving Ontarians a Voice on Energy East.” The report follows 15 months of consultations with people living in local and Aboriginal communities along the proposed route of the pipeline. Media are invited to attend a briefing outlining Ontario’s important […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015537 Views

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FIT Annual Price Review

July 23 2015 The IESO has commenced the annual price review to determine the FIT and microFIT pricing structure for 2016. The IESO is required to review the prices offered to generators on an annual basis to ensure they receive a reasonable return on investment under the FIT and microFIT programs. As part of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015545 Views

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