By Bob Stewart, Kenora Miner and News
Ontario’s Feed-in-Tariff program, assigned the acronyms FIT and MicroFIT, is under fire again in some quarters. This is nothing new. The program, designed to encourage small-scale “green” source electrical production, has been under attack since the government revamped the price it was offering under 20-year contracts back in 2009. Continue reading
By Connie Woodcock, Toronto Sun
In the sea of bad news washing over the Ontario government in the last week, one little event passed almost unnoticed — the first anniversary of the Feed In Tariff program which allows customers large and small to sell wind and solar-generated electricity back into the grid.
No surprise there. For most Ontarians, our interest in electricity this past 12 months has been focused on cost — smart meters, time-of-use billing, green energy taxes, HST and rate increases, all conspiring to give us ever-higher bills. There’s been a steady stream of price increases, too. Continue reading