John Spears, The Star
A backroom battle in an obscure committee over a set of esoteric rules could spell trouble for the Ontario Liberal government’s targets for renewable energy. A consultant for the province’s biggest renewable energy firms – including Samsung Renewable Energy – says that the province’s goal of installing 10,700 megawatts of renewable generating capacity by 2018 is at risk.
“Things need to move faster,” Jason Chee-Aloy said in an interview Thursday. “If the government is serious about getting these contracted renewable generation projects in service, (then) the developers that have to construct these things and the lenders that have to finance these projects – everyone needs a lot more certainty.” Read article