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New carbon rules coming for coal-fired plants, oilsands
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2011

Newly re-appointed federal Minister of Environment Peter Kent signalled that the Canadian government will begin regulating greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired electricity and oilsands projects.


California passes ambitious renewable energy bill
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2011

On Tuesday, April 12, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 2X, which will require all electrical retailers to procure 33 of California's electricity from renewable sources such as wind, solar and geothermal by December 31, 2020.


United Kingdom to begin comprehensive review of Feed in Tariffs program
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • February 8 2011

The government of the United Kingdom announced today that they are launching a review of their current Feed in Tariffs (FITs) program.


Ontario amends renewable energy approvals regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2010

The Ontario government has published amendments to the Renewable Energy Approvals Regulation (O. Reg. 35909) that will take effect on January 1, 2011.


Ontario's long term energy supply plan
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 20 2010

In 2006, the Minister of Energy directed the Ontario Power Authority (the OPA) to develop an Integrated Power System Plan (the IPSP) that focused on creating a sustainable energy supply in the Province over the next twenty years.


Canadian tax considerations for windpower and solar power projects
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2010

The following is a brief summary of the main Canadian federal income tax considerations applicable to windpower and solar power projects in Canada and, in particular, the accelerated capital cost allowance rates for qualifying depreciable property and the Canadian renewable conservation expense regime.


Ontario release Long-Term Energy Plan
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2010

The Ontario Ministry of Energy has released a Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), which is a 20-year plan to guide the province's electricity system.


Shale Gas, Saint Lawrence Oil and Quebec's new energy balance
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 15 2010

Energy production in Quebec has long been the exclusive prerogative of Hydro-Québec, whose production objectives coincided with those of the Quebec government and thereby resulted in Quebec's (informal) energy policy.


Ontario releases new regulations to protect energy consumers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 20 2010

The Ontario Government recently released O. Reg. 38910, made under the Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010 (the Act).


Oakville generating station not moving forward
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 8 2010

Ontario's Minister of Energy Brad Duguid announced today that the Ontario government has directed the Ontario Power Authority not to proceed with plans to build a highly controversial gas-fired power plant in Oakville.