Ontario Opens Next Round of Applications to Fund Microgrids & Smart Grid

Ontario is accepting a new round of applications to fund microgrids and other smart grid projects as part of its $50 million Smart Grid Fund. Exactly how much money will be funded in this round depends on the quality of the projects, according to a spokeswoman for the Ontario Ministry of Energy. The ministry will accept applications until … [Read more...]

Ontario Presses Ahead with RFPs, CHP, Storage, Microgrid…

Ontario is pressing ahead with new utility requirements, solicitations and pilot projects to spur energy efficiency, combined heat and power, microgrids, energy storage and other demand-side efforts. The Ministry of Energy has put in place a new “Conservation First Framework” to save 7,000,000 MWh from Jan. 2015 through the end of Jan. 2020.  It … [Read more...]