Ontario municipalities 'ecstatic' future green energy contracts are on hold - Ottawa - CBC News

By Kate Porter, CBC News Ottawa, September 28, 2016

Municipalities across Ontario are cheering the government's decision to suspend its competition for 1,000 megawatts' worth of big, new renewable energy projects.

But one industry association representing companies that were preparing to try to snag a contract is shocked at the sudden shift in the winds at Queen's Park.Ontario's energy minister minister said Tuesday there simply isn't the demand for power to go ahead with its second round of procurement.


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