The Ministry of Energy is undertaking a formal review of Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), and comments were due on 16 December 2016.
The LTEP is a road map that will set the direction for Ontario’s energy future over the next 20 years. More information on this EBR posting can be found here.
The Ministry of Energy must ensure that our electricity supply is environmentally, economically and socially sustainable and affordable.
The Ontario Rivers Alliance filed a Freedom of Information Application with the IESO in February of 2016 to obtain the following list of terminated Feed-in-Tariff Contracts: Continue reading
ORA is requesting a meeting to discuss our concern over the number of new waterpower applications under FIT 4, as well as a lack of transparency surrounding the waterpower FIT Contracts that have been withdrawn or terminated.
For Immediate Release: 5 November 2015
Hydro Impacts 101 – The Trade-offs
Significant environmental damage from hydroelectric power generation has been ongoing for many decades in Ontario and in other locations throughout the world, yet the public has been led to believe that it provides a clean and green source of energy because there is no smoke, no ash, and no radiation. Indeed, some mistakenly think that all hydro contributes positively to the climate change issue. “This report will help to set the record straight on just how clean and green waterpower really is”, said Linda Heron, Chair of the Ontario Rivers Alliance (ORA). Continue reading
ORA’s ongoing work towards improving government policy as it relates to healthy rivers:
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ORA’s ongoing work to improve government policy as it relates to healthy rivers:
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