Ontario Power Energy & News

Casting doubt on Hudak’s job plan, posted on The Toronto Star

Hudak pledges to create one million jobs in Ontario, Jan. 13. So Tim Hudak is going to save Ontario. He is going to freeze the public service. Perhaps he didn’t notice that freezing the public service wages over the past five years to give tax breaks to corporations did not create jobs. Instead we lost 45,000 jobs last month. What did Kellogg’s and Heinz do with their tax windfall? Those two stalwarts of Ontario called the moving trucks. [Read More…]  

Final chapter by Rick Conroy, posted on The Wellington Times

In 2009, the Green Energy Act was made law. The sweeping legislation comprised an array of measures designed to ease the development of more renewable energy projects in the province. It reduced or eliminated regulations and processes used by its safeguarding agencies, including the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ontario Energy Board. It replaced several regulatory appeals with one—the Environmental Review Tribunal. [Read More…]  

Renewable Energy Developers Share Their Views on the Ontario Market, posted on IT Business Net

Top renewable energy developers discuss the outlook for wind and solar projects in Ontario for 2014 in an article published today by Canadian Clean Energy Conferences. Developers discuss their hopes for the province’s new Large Renewable Procurement, their response to the Long Term Energy Plan and how they are focusing on engaging communities, municipalities and aboriginal groups to partner on projects.  [Read More…]  

Hydrogenics Awarded CAD$3.8 Million Energy Storage Contract, posted on Virtual Strategy Magazine

Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, today announced it has been awarded a CAD$3.8 million contract to supply a micro-grid energy storage application in Canada. This energy storage project will store surplus wind energy as hydrogen using a Hydrogenics HySTAT60TM electrolyzer operating at 320 kW of energy absorption.  [Read More…]

IESO confirms wind energy doubles contribution to Ontario electricity supply within past four years by Paul Dvorak, posted on Windpower Engineering & Developing

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased the 2013 Ontario Electricity Data report of Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) confirms that the production of wind energy in Ontario has doubled over the past four years and that wind energy is poised to reach critical mass in meeting Ontario’s electricity supply needs. [Read More…]

Laser Focus on Limitless Energy at Perimeter Institute Public Lecture on February 5, posted on Newswise

Every second nuclear fusion reactions happening deep in the core of our Sun produce enough energy to power every light bulb in your house around the clock until the year 10,000,000,000,002,014. Now, for the first time, we can produce conditions that mimic those found in stellar environments using intensely focused laser energy; the first step to developing our own star-like energy supply here on Earth. [Read More…]

Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan by Sven Walker, posted on Mondaq

Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan, Achieving Balance (“LTEP”), released by the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Energy in December of 2013, reflects a strengthened commitment to renewable energy. The government has announced a goal of 20,000 MW of renewable energy power generation being online by 2025, which represents nearly half of Ontario’s capacity. [Read More…]  

Thermal Energy to Help Major Hospital Save Approximately $225,000 in Annual Fuel & Maintenance Costs, posted on Bay Street.Ca

Thermal Energy International Inc. (“Thermal Energy” or the “Company”) (TSXV: TMG), a global provider of energy efficiency and emission reduction solutions, announced today that it has received a purchase order valued at approximately $250,000 from a major hospital for the supply of GEM(R) steam traps. The order is expected to be fulfilled and revenue earned over the next 6 months.  [Read More…]  

IESO releases electricity stats for Ontario in 2013, posted on Today’s Energy Solutions

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) released 2013 statistics for electricity supply, demand, and price in the province. “Ontario’s electricity data for the past year reflects what we are seeing day-to-day on our Control Room floor – lower demands, increased local generation and an overall greater reliance on base supply,” said Bruce Campbell, president and CEO of the Independent Electricity System Operator.  [Read More…]  

Bob Chiarelli says province will look at propane shortages, posted on CBC News

Ontario’s energy minister said the province will look into how to help thousands of people who depend on propane as their main source of heat, but so far has not offered any specific solutions. “We’re looking into it, and we’re concerned about it, and hopefully we’ll have some answers in the next several days,” said Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli. Chiarelli was responding to questions concerning the supply issues with propane in eastern Ontario, where many rural residents use the fuel to heats their homes. [Read More…]  

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