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The aggressiveness of Alberta’s moratorium and advertising campaign suggests that the government is following a plan that involves softening up Albertans to the idea that renewable energy is bad. Policies to further obstruct investment opportunities in renewable energy will likely follow.

Through misinformation, damaging policy measures and exerting influence on AESO, the Alberta government will attempt to steer the once-booming renewable energy industry towards the same fate orchestrated by Ford’s Conservative government.

The Report concludes that “buyout” and “buydown” options for wind and solar contracts were the most viable. The “blend and extend” option, which had circulated around industry as the most popularly cited potential cost relief measure, was rejected as unlikely to result in long-term savings to ratepayers.

An Ontario appeal court has reinstated EDP Renewables’ right to build a 100MW wind farm after the government abruptly revoked consent for the project.

Green Energy Act allowed province to ignore local concerns, but election gives opponents new optimism.

Germany will cut the feed-in tariff (FiT) for eligible onshore wind projects by 2.4% from October 2018, according to grid regulator BNetzA.

The selected projects include seven on-farm biogas projects, one municipal landfill gas project and 382 solar photovoltaic projects.

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced today that it will offer 390 contracts representing about 150 megawatts (MW) of small-scale renewable generation.

Installing solar panels has been paying off for these Ontario homeowners.

Hamilton is moving forward with a solar energy plan. The city wants to use the undesirable land on the Glanbrook landfill site to to produce green energy.

Feed in tariffs guarantee a high price for renewable energy to encourage homeowners, businesses and developers to invest in renewable infrastructure. Over time, as the various industries become established, the tariffs are reduced.