by John Spears Toronto Star
Steve Taylor and his father Wray have close to $250,000 worth of solar power panels sitting in a field near Strathroy that can’t be connected to the electric grid. Now Hydro One, pleading that it is swamped with solar proposals, says it needs even more time to get the projects processed and connected.
The delay is affecting 5,200 mostly rural residents who have applied under Ontario’s MicroFIT program to build small-scale renewable power projects. Hydro One has asked the Ontario Energy Board to give it up to six months to process the solar projects. Read article