From the simple third-party ownership business model to the more complex multiple-entity virtual net metering, the Ontario government is examining all possibilities to update its net metering regulation to benefit electricity consumers, project developers, municipalities, First Nations communities and others.
Canada’s largest cable TV providers have joined two set-top box manufacturers in signing a voluntary agreement that would see improved energy efficiency requirements in cable TV boxes. Bell Canada, Cogeco Communications Inc., Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications Inc., Videotron, ARRIS and EchoStar Technologies signed the deal.
A new report from RE100 indicates that corporate investments and sourcing of renewable energy is critical to attaining a zero-emissions economy. The report, which was released at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, also states that RE100 members in the US are consuming the most renewable energy.
New data from Mercom Capital Group llc illustrates the challenge the solar sector experienced in 2016. Total corporate funding, which includes venture capital, private equity, debit financing and public offerings, came in at US$9.1 billion compared to US$25.3 billion in 2015.