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FITs and starts: Ontario FIT contract termination rights reviewed

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 29 2014

The provincial election taking place in Ontario on June 12, 2014, is creating some uncertainty as to what the future may hold for the Ontario Power

Québec issues call for tenders to procure 450 MW of wind energy capacity

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2014

On December 18, 2013, Hydro Québec Distribution (HQD), a division of the provincially-owned power utility, Hydro Québec, issued a call for tenders

Quebec wind tender moving forward: Québec confirms call for tenders by December 31, 2013 to procure 450 MW of wind energy capacity

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 22 2013

On November 13, 2013, the Regulation respecting a 450-megawatt block of wind energy ("Regulation") was officially published. This confirms the

Quebec advances in procurement of additional wind energy

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 30 2013

On August 28, 2013, the Government of Québec published a draft regulation regarding the procurement of an additional 450 MW of wind energy capacity

The WTO decision what it means for Ontario FIT 1.0 and 2.0 projects

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 21 2013

The Government of Ontario enacted the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (Green Energy Act) in the fall of 2009 to attract investment to the

Let's get moving in the oil sands: infrastucture in Northern Alberta

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 7 2012

Billions of dollars in oil sands investment will result in hydrocarbon production in northern Alberta rising by an estimated 2.5 million bpd by 20201, and by as much as 6.0 million bpd in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area (AOSA) by 2045

City of Vancouver to consider oil tanker and pipeline indemnification bylaw

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 7 2012

On May 1, 2012, City of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson tabled a motion to have municipal staff prepare a by-law requiring oil tankers and pipeline operators to indemnify the city and local businesses for “worst case scenario” oil spills

B.C. clean energy vehicle program: recharging stations announced

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 7 2012

B.C.’s Ministry of Environment announced at the beginning of April that the Clean Energy Vehicle Program is being helped by a $2.74-million Community Charging Infrastructure Fund that will be used to create 570 public charging stations across municipalities, regional governments, First Nations, and B.C. businesses and institutions by March 31, 2013

Senate passes budget bill amendments to Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 25 2010

Significant changes to the federal environmental assessment ("EA" ) process introduced quietly in March, as part of Bill C-9, have now become law

OPS announces initial feed-in tariff contract recipients

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2010

On March 10, 2010, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) announced the approval of 510 new renewable energy generation projects to be built in the Province of Ontario over the next few years