On December 14, 2012, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) will begin accepting SmallFIT applications (for projects between 10 and 500kW). The OPA plans to award 200MW worth of contracts during this window, 100MW of which will be allocated to capacity set aside aboriginal and community participation projects. There has been no indication of how long this application window will be open.

The OPA is reminding applicants to carefully review the new FIT program documents that have been revised in accordance with the November 23, 2012 and December 11, 2012 directives from the Minister of Energy. More information and the revised FIT version 2.1 documents will be available by the OPA as of December 14, 2012, as well.

For interested stakeholders, the OPA will is hosting a web-conference on December 18, 2012 to review the revised FIT Program and answer questions. Further details on this web-conference will be posted on the FIT website.