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OEB Staff Bulletin Opens Door for LDCs to Own Behind-the-Meter Storage Assets in Regulated Operations By David Stevens and Benjamin Mayer-Goodman 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 poor service reliability.

Posted in: Ontario | Practice & Procedure

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Update on OEB Measures to Address the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic By Fred D. Cass Aug 10, 2020 On August 7, the OEB issued a decision and order amending the licences of all electricity distrib... On August 7, the OEB issued a decision and order amending the licences of all electricity distributors and unit sub-meter providers to support the implementation of the Ontario government’s new COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for small business.

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Implementation of New Ontario Electricity Transmission Rates Delayed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic By Fred D. Cass Aug 04, 2020 The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a decision on July 30, 2020 approving 2020 Uniform Transmis... The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a decision on July 30, 2020 approving 2020 Uniform Transmission Rates (UTRs) for the six licensed electricity transmitters in Ontario that currently recover their revenues through the UTRs. As noted in the decision, the OEB approves revenue requirements and c...

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Ontario Consults on Removing Timing Requirements for Next Long-Term Energy Plan By David Stevens and Benjamin Mayer-Goodman Jul 31, 2020 On July 27, 2020, the Ontario government issued a proposal to remove the timing requirements for ... On July 27, 2020, the Ontario government issued a proposal to remove the timing requirements for releasing Ontario’s next Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) by revoking Ontario Regulation 355/17 (the Long-Term Energy Plans Regulation).