On July 3rd, the Ontario Power Authority awarded 951 new Small Feed-in Tariff renewable energy contracts, representing 146.5 megawatts of energy, representing enough energy to power over 21,000 homes. Of the successful applications, over 98% had received municipal council support resolutions.

The contracts awarded include 219 projects with Aboriginal participation and 136 projects with community participation. The vast majority of contracts are for solar projects, with sixteen bioenergy and one waterpower contract offered.

The list of contracts offered is available on the OPA FIT website.

Tamir Birk - 2013 Summer Student