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November 25, 2013 |
New study examines the WTO ruling on Ontario's Green Energy Act, its implications, and options moving forward.

Canadian, U.S. responses to WTO decision in Green Energy Act case

| May 10, 2013
David Suzuki

Does selling off our resources make us an energy superpower?

| March 27, 2013
March 20, 2013 |
A WTO panel decided that 'Buy Local' conditions on wind and solar power projects, designed to ensure local development and jobs benefits to Ontarians, violate international free-trade rules.

Canada, EU, Japan make first arguments in appeal of WTO decision against Green Energy Act

| February 20, 2013

Canada appeals WTO decision against Ontario's Green Energy Act

| February 12, 2013
November 19, 2012 |
Governments in Canada at every level must have the capacity to encourage local production through procurement policies.

What goes around, comes around: China takes EU to WTO for local content quotas on renewable power

| November 6, 2012

Unions and environmental groups denounce preliminary WTO ruling against Ontario renewable energy policy

| October 24, 2012

Ontario Liberals get FIT but may still nuke green energy

Photo: Ethan.K/Flickr

At the end of March, the Ontario Liberals received their two-year review of the Feed-In Tariff Program (FIT). The FIT was a component of 2009's Green Energy Act that aimed to procure renewable energy at a fixed, contracted rate that would both spur the renewable energy sector in the province and facilitate the shutdown of coal power generation.

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