Ontario Power & Energy News

Solar Power Drops in Canada: Federal Statistics, posted on AltEnergyMag.Com

Statistics show that total output of electricity from solar panels in Canada last year declined from 2012, while wind increased its generation at the same rate as conventional power sources. [Read More…]  

Untimely CANDU Nuclear Waste Dump by Jim Sweeney, posted on the Morning Post EXchange

The thrust of this post is: energy policy decisions should not be unduly influenced by lobbyists, their deep-pocketed clients and advertising-compromised media. Water from a pipeline having an inlet near the Canadian Bruce Nuclear plant (and a proposed underground depository for both low and high level radio-active wastes) concerns all populations within the Lake Huron/St Lawerence watershed.  [Read More…]  

Canadian Solar opens Ontario micro-grid test centre by Lucy Woods, posted on PVTech

International PV manufacturer, Canadian Solar, has opened a micro-grid testing centre in Ontario. Partially funded by the Ontario Ministry of Energy’s Smart Grid Fund, the test centre will develop micro-grids, assess smart grid designs and system design solutions.  [Read More…]  

US snow showers bring pipeline power, posted on Energy Global

The winter of 2013/14 saw several interesting developments related to US pipelines, particularly with respect to natural gas liquids (NGLs) and gas demand in the Northeast.  [Read More…]  

Canadian Solar opens new microgrid testing facility in Ontario by Dorothy Davis Ballard, posted on PennEnergy

Canadian Solar said it has officially opened a new facility called Canadian Solar Microgrid Testing Center to develop microgrid solutions and services. The testing center in Guelph, Ontario, was financed in part by the Ontario Ministry of Energy, PV Magazine reported. Canadian Solar will produce microgrid solutions for utilities, companies and other customers as the company aims to establish more smart grid projects. [Read More…]  

Potsdam hopes to sell electricity from hydro dam to private buyer to maximize profits by Jimmy Lawton, posted on North Country Now

With both generators at Potsdam West Hydro electric dam now operational, Mayor Steve Yugartis is hoping to strike a deal with a private buyer that could maximize profits. [Read More…]  

McNaughton speaks out on electricity costs, wind turbines by Jacob Robinson, posted on the Strathroy Age Dispatch

Whether it’s the cost of electricity and propane or the building of wind turbines in his riding, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton is hearing about it from constituents. [Read More…]  

Central Huron Deciding How To Spend Funds From Clinton Power by Bob Montgomery, postd on Blackburn News

A Central Huron Councillor has suggested his council follow the example of Huron East in using funds from the sale of Clinton Power. [Read More…]    

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