Industry Outlook: Cap and Trade

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 by

The Ontario Government recently announced that it is joining Quebec and California in building a Cap-and-Trade (C&T) system for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Although details have yet to be revealed, it is expected that: The next 6-8 months will be used to work out how to roll out the system. It will take about 2

The City of Toronto is following the lead of several large North American cities and looking to implement Energy Reporting and Benchmarking (ERB) on commercial and multi-residential buildings. Although details have yet to be finalized, it is expected that: It will start with commercial and multi-residential buildings over 250,000 ft², and eventually make it down

Where does Ontario’s electricity come from? If you visit the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) website, you can find out the Ontario’s electricity grid contributors by type, on a day to day basis. Nuclear power plants supply over 50% of our electricity within the province, at all times. This is because nuclear power output does