Recent Energy Insider Posts
2018: Energy Storage Developments in the Last Twelve Months
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 ...
Ontario Introduces Legislation to Cancel the Cap and Trade Program
Aug 03, 2018
On July 25, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 4, referred to as the Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 1998. The new legislation will implement the Government of Ontario’s commitment to wind down Ontario’s Cap and Trade Program, and follows up on the July 3, 2018 announcement that the gov...
New Ontario Government Introduces Hydro One Accountability Act
Jul 24, 2018
On July 16, 2018, the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford introduced Bill 2, Urgent Priorities Act, 2018, into the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The bill marks the first major piece of legislation tabled by the new Progressive Conservative government, and directly ...