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Ontario government scraps plan for $3.8 billion in renewable energy projects

Ontario is blowing off plans for more wind and solar power as it feels the heat over high electricity bills less than two years before a provincial election. In its latest effort to curb prices, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government is axing plans to sign another $3.8 billion in renewable energy…

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Lakeside Controls Ltd./Emerson CHP User Forum

On April 28, CEM took part in Lakeside/Emerson's CHP End User Forum, hosted at Lakeside Controls Ltd., in Mississauga. Some highlights are can be found here: http://www.lakesidecontrols.ca/combined-heat-power/  

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Obama Administration Moves to Encourage 1.3 GW of Energy Storage Procurement

The Obama Administration last week announceda series of actions and activities that it says are designed to encourage 1.3 GW of energy storageprocurement or deployment over the next five years. The actions include a commitment from the federal government to increase its storage and microgrid capacity…

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IESO to Prepare a Technical Report on Ontario’s Electricity System to Support Development of the New LTEP

On June 10, 2016, Ontario’s Minister of Energy issued a letter to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), requiring the IESO to “submit a technical report on the adequacy and reliability of Ontario’s electricity resources.” This report is to be used to support…

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Engineering Regulator Dismayed at Ontario Government’s Unwillingness to Improve Workplace Safety

Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), the body that licenses and regulates professional engineering in Ontario to protect the public interest, is extremely disappointed with the government’s decision, first announced last fall and confirmed with the introduction yesterday of the Burden Reduction…

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