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Ontario amends property tax treatment of renewable energy installation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2012

On January 4, 2012, Ontario amended O. Reg. 28298 under the Assessment Act to provide new rules with respect to the assessment of property taxes on renewable energy installations.


Transmission line for renewable energy park approved
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2011

Grand Renewable Wind LP (GRW) has received approval from the Ontario Energy Board to construct a new transmission line and associated facilities for the Grand Renewable Energy Park (GREP) located in Haldimand County.


Constitutionality of assessments for energy conservation and renewable energy programs upheld
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2011

On December 8, 2011 the Ontario Energy Board dismissed a motion by the Consumers Council of Canada (CCC) challenging the constitutionality of the Board’s assessments to recover costs in respect of energy conservation or renewable energy programs.


Australian carbon tax plan becomes law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia
  • November 11 2011

Further to our October 19, 2011 post, Australia’s carbon tax legislation was passed by the upper house Senate, officially making it the second major economy, after the European Union, to pass such legislation.


Ontario Government announces FIT review
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2011

On October 31, 2011, the Ontario Government announced its first review of the FIT program.


Australian carbon tax plan expected to become law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • October 19 2011

On this blog we will regularly provide you with information on Canadian and international developments in the regulation of carbon and the creation of carbon trading and taxing regimes.


Joint Review Panel recommends a search for alternatives to Lower Churchill Phase 1
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 28 2011

A Joint Review Panel composed of the federal Minister of Environment and Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of the Environment released a report recommending an assessment of alternatives to Phase I of the Lower Churchill hydroelectric project.


Ontario amends Samsung agreement
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 4 2011

The Ontario government has announced the amendment of its green energy investment agreement with Samsung C&T Corporation and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (Samsung).


Ministry of Finance proposes property tax amendments for renewables
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 4 2011

The Ministry of Finance is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 28298 that will alter the property tax treatment of certain renewable energy installations for the 2011 tax year.


OPA waives pre-NTP termination rights for FIT contracts
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2011

On August 2, 2011, the Ministry of Energy directed the OPA to allow Suppliers under Ontario’s Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program to obtain a waiver of the OPA’s termination rights contemplated in section 2.4(a) of the FIT Contract.