McCarthy Tétrault’s Power Group has launched its third annual year-end power industry publication: ‘Canadian Power – Key Developments in 2017, Trends to Watch for in 2018’. The publication provides a detailed overview of significant developments in the Canadian power sector over the past year, as well as emerging trends that will be relevant in the year ahead. Information includes a review of the British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Québec power industries in 2017, and topics discussing recent M&A transactions and Aboriginal and environmental law developments.… Continue Reading
On July 7, the Ontario Power Authority (“OPA”) published a list of 500 renewable energy contract offers under its Feed-in Tariff 3.0 (“FIT 3.0”) Program, which are expected to produce 123.5 megawatts (“MW”) of power.
The list of successful applicants is heavily skewed in favour of solar projects. Of the 500 contract offers, 490 are solar photovoltaic (“PV”) projects, which account for 120.89 MW of the 123.5 MW approved by the OPA. The 10 successful non-solar applicants can be divided into eight bioenergy projects; one wind energy project, and one waterpower project.… Continue Reading