NEB Releases Latest Report in Energy Futures Series

January 2016

The National Energy Board released Canada’s Energy Future 2016: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2040. This is its latest report in its Energy Futures series with the last report having been issued in November 2013. The NEB notes that the

projections are intended as a baseline for discussing and analyzing possible outcomes for Canada’s energy future.

Nuclear Refurbishment at Darlington to Go Ahead

January 2016

The Ontario Government announced that nuclear refurbishment plans for Darlington Generating Station will move forward with work on the first unit to begin in October 2016. All four units are scheduled for completion by 2026.

IESO Issues January 2016 to June 2017 Outlook

December 2015

In its latest outlook for the reliability of the Ontario electricity system, the IESO indicates that over the period January 2016 to June 2017 approximately 1,850 MW of new supply will be added to the transmission grid: 1,300 MW of wind, 300 MW of gas and 240 MW of solar generation.

IESO Issues Outlook for October 2015 to March 2017

November 2015

In its latest 18-month outlook for the reliability of the Ontario electricity system, the IESO indicates energy demand is expected to decline as conservation savings and embedded generation more than offset growth from economic expansion or population growth.

New Winter Electricity Prices for November 1

October 2015

The OEB has set new time-of-use electricity commodity prices effective November 1. All prices increase with off-peak prices increasing by 0.3 cents/kWh, mid-peak by 0.6 cents and on-peak by 1.4 cents.

Latest Market Surveillance Panel Monitoring Report Released

October 2015

The OEB released the latest monitoring report from the Market Surveillance Panel. The report examines the IESO-administered electricity markets for the period May 2014 to October 2014.

OEB Releases Report on Energy East Consultation

August 2015

The OEB released "Giving Ontarians a Voice on Energy East", a report on the Board's consultation and review of the proposed Energy East Pipeline.

Ontario Signs Climate Action Statement

July 2015

Ontario and a number of other regions and states signed the first Pan-American action statement on climate change.

ECO Issues Greenhouse Gas Progress Report

July 2015

The acting Environmental Commissioner of Ontario issued her Annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report - a review of the provincial government's progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 2014-2015.

IESO Issues Outlook for July 2015 to December 2016

June 2015

In its latest outlook regarding the province's electricity system, the IESO says about 2,200 MW of new grid-connected supply (largely wind and solar generation) will be added to the transmission grid over the 18-month period covered by the report.