Sudbury green group wants $1-million solar farmSUN Co-operative, a Sudbury
not-for-profit organization, has made progress over the winter months
toward the construction of a $1-million solar farm on Vale-owned mine
property.Bob Jeffery, vice-president of the SUN
Co-operative board, said the group has made an application with the
Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program, which
offers small green power generators a chance to sell power to the
provincial grid at a guaranteed rate.“We're waiting for what they call a
Funding for a
pair of smart grid projects has been approved for Northern Ontario.eCamion will
build one of three demonstration 250 kWh smart energy storage systems in
Sudbury to promote peak management, grid reliability and increased renewable
energy penetration. The other two systems are to be...
The province is launching the Remote Electrification Readiness Program in preparation to connect remote First Nations communities to
Ontario’s electricity grid.Funding will go towards community readiness plans submitted
by any of the 25 eligible First Nations and tribal councils that currently re...
Costly wind and solar project contracts are primarily to blame for Ontario’s rising power prices, according to a Fraser Institute study released Oct. 30.The 40-page report co-authored by Ross McKitrick and Tom Adams entitled, “What goes up, Ontario’s soaring electricity prices and how to get them d...
When you’re in the environmental research business, finding blue-green algae can be a double-edged sword: it’s good for the researchers, but not so good for the people living in the area.A collaborative research project between environmental engineering firm Canadian Shield Consultants and the Nort...