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OEB Launches Updated Framework for Energy Innovation Consultation By David Stevens Mar 25, 2021 On March 23, 2021, the Ontario Energy Board issued a letter initiating a Framework for Energy Inn... On March 23, 2021, the Ontario Energy Board issued a letter initiating a Framework for Energy Innovation Consultation. This consultation is a continuation and consolidation of the previous Responding to Distributed Energy Resources and Utility Remuneration consultations that had been initiat...
A Look Back at Our Top Energy Stories From 2020 By David Stevens Jan 21, 2021 In the energy sector, the Ontario government announced a number of initiatives in 2020 to help th... In the energy sector, the Ontario government announced a number of initiatives in 2020 to help those who were struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of COVID-19. However, a few other issues made headlines as well and in this article, we look back at a few of the top stories we covered o...
Ontario Proposes to Change Net Metering Regulation to Support “Community-Based Energy Systems” By David Stevens and Emily Chittick Oct 20, 2020 On October 8, 2020, the Ministry of Energy, Development and Mines posted a regulatory proposal de... On October 8, 2020, the Ministry of Energy, Development and Mines posted a regulatory proposal detailing planned amendments to Ontario’s Net Metering Regulation to allow for “demonstration of community net-metering projects.”

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2020: Energy Storage Developments in the Last Twelve Months By David Stevens and Angela Oh Aug 28, 2020 Each year, we highlight the growing prominence of the energy storage market. This article is our ... Each year, we highlight the growing prominence of the energy storage market. This article is our annual update on the topic of energy storage in Canada, the United States and beyond since our post last summer.

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OEB Staff Bulletin Opens Door for LDCs to Own Behind-the-Meter Storage Assets in Regulated Operations By David Stevens Aug 12, 2020 On August 6, 2020, Ontario Energy Board Staff released a Staff Bulletin suggesting that local dis... On August 6, 2020, Ontario Energy Board Staff released a Staff Bulletin suggesting that local distribution companies may own and operate behind-the-meter energy storage, and treat the assets as part of regulated operations, if the purpose is to remediate p...

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Ontario Government Freezes Global Adjustment Charges for ICI Program Participants By David Stevens and Angela Oh Jun 30, 2020 The Ontario government has announced that, effective immediately, Global Adjustment charges will ... The Ontario government has announced that, effective immediately, Global Adjustment charges will be frozen for two years for companies participating in the Industrial Conservation Initiative.

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OEB Decision Confirms Policy and Treatment of Behind-the-Meter Storage Is a Topic for the Responding to DERs Consultation By David Stevens Jan 10, 2020 A recent decision by the Ontario Energy Board in Toronto Hydro’s “Custom IR” rate application confirms that utilities wishing to include behind-the-meter storage in their regulated operations should seek policy changes in the OEB’s ongo...
2019: Energy Storage Developments in the Last Twelve Months By David Stevens and Emily Chittick Aug 02, 2019 Over the past few years, we have provided annual updates on the topic of energy storage in North America and elsewhere. In this article, we will explore storage developments in Canada, the United States and beyond since our post last summer.

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OEB Taking a “Refreshed Approach” to Its DER and Utility Remuneration Consultation By David Stevens Jul 24, 2019 On July 17, 2019, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a letter explaining its “refreshed” approach to stakeholder engagement for its previously-announced consultation processes on Utility Remuneration and Responding to Distributed Energy Resources (DERs). Among other thing...
Top Energy Insider Posts of 2018 Jan 21, 2019 2018 saw many interesting developments in the energy sector, both in Ontario and across Canada. The topic that got the most reads on Energy Insider in 2018 was the changes implemented by Ontario’s new provincial government. Other widely-read topics included developments at the Ontario Energy Boar...

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IESO Publishes Recommendations for Removing Obstacles to Energy Storage in Ontario By David Stevens Dec 20, 2018 On December 19, 2018, the Independent Electricity System Operator published a report titled "Removing Obstacles for Storage Resources in Ontario." The report explains the work that has been done by the IESO-sponsored Energy Storage Advisory Group, and sets out a number of re...

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Ontario Decides Not to Implement New Regulations to Support Expanded Net Metering By David Stevens Oct 03, 2018 A recent Notice from the Ontario government indicates that the planned amendments to Ontario’s Net Metering Regulation under the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998 will not proceed as planned. The result is that the amendments that were planned for October 1st have been revoked. ...

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2018: Energy Storage Developments in the Last Twelve Months By David Stevens and Jasmine Chung Aug 07, 2018 The energy storage market continues to gain momentum over the past year. McKinsey reported that from 2012 to 2017, battery costs fell more than 15% per year, for a total five-year drop of more than 50%. The total cost of energy storage systems (i.e. battery-pack costs; other hardware costs such ...
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