MicroFIT policy deserves censure, Hillier says

By Chris Must,  EMC Perth

EMC News – MPP Randy Hillier plans to call on the provincial legislature to censure the McGuinty government over its handling of a program designed to encourage small business people to invest in solar power.

A July 2 announcement by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has indicated that citizens who have taken advantage of Ontario’s microFIT program to invest in local solar energy projects will likely receive a smaller return on their investment than what they were originally promised.

“I’m preparing a point of privilege in the House to go after McGuinty,” Hillier told the EMC this week. “I see this as a fraudulent activity.” Continue reading