Solar energy investors expected to snub Ontario, look to Alberta in wake of Ford decisions

By Dan Healing, Global News, June 20, 2018

Solar industry participants say they expect more investment to flow to Alberta and the United States in the wake of premier-designate Doug Ford’s vow to axe Ontario’s cap-and-trade system and the Green Ontario Fund consumer rebate program it fuels.

Exhibitors at the Solar Canada conference in Calgary — which is being held outside of Ontario for the first time in its 20-plus-year history — say the decision means they expect to do less solar energy-related business in Ontario.

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