Courtesy of Blakes. View original article here. On September 14, 2016, the Alberta government provided an update regarding its Renewable Electricity Program. In particular, the government confirmed a firm target of 30 per cent electricity from renewable sources by 2030 (30 by 30) and announced that it will support the development of 5,000 megawatts (MWs)… [Read More…] about Alberta’s “30 by 30” Renewable Energy Target: Will Wind Energy Projects Now Be Permitted on Public Lands?
Courtesy of Blakes. View original article here. During its throne speech on September 15, 2016, the Ontario government announced the expansion of its Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI), thus giving more businesses access to a program that allows customers to significantly lower their year-round electricity costs by reducing consumption from the provincial grid during times of… [Read More…] about New Opportunities for Ontario Businesses to Benefit from Electricity Rate Relief Program
Courtesy of Blakes. View original article here. In its recent decision in Gitxaala Nation v. Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal (Court) quashed federal approval of the proposed Northern Gateway Project (Project). The Court held that although interested parties had ample opportunity to participate in the Joint Review Panel assessment process, the Government of Canada failed to… [Read More…] about Northern Gateway Project Approval Quashed Due to Inadequate Consultation