OPA looking to loosen up domestic content clause?

Note:   The wind industry wants no Canadian content requirement.   Canadian jobs are not their concern — buying their cheap foreign turbines and labour is the goal.  

Subject: Domestic Content Update – Possible changes to Grid Cell 4 and 19 (Wind Power Projects greater than 10 kW, Exhibit D)

The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MEI) and the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) are seeking comment on possible changes to the domestic content tables for wind power Feed-in Tariff program contracts.  Please click on the following link for more information:

To submit comments on a draft interpretation, please send them to:  Submissions@powerauthority.on.ca and include the text “Submission on Domestic Content – Possible Changes to Grid Cell 4 and 19”.   Comments are due by: July 8, 2010.

Please note that questions on a particular designated activity should continue to be sent to FIT@powerauthority.on.ca. The OPA will not respond directly to questions on domestic compliance.

Ontario Power Authority
120 Adelaide Street West, Suite 1600
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1T1

3 thoughts on “OPA looking to loosen up domestic content clause?

  1. I wonder what their Samsung Partners will have to say about this development.

    It would seem to be stepping around them — wouldn’t it?

  2. Oh Oh…there go the FAKE Jobs for the FAKE Green Energy Act…

  3. McGuinty could keep on revising the HST guidelines, I’m sure he could “tweak” these restrictions as well.
    Though giving municipalities a voice again might be a bit of a stretch.

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