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 Plans Microgrid in Northern Most Community; Will Invest $2.5M

The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million toward what will be the first solar/diesel microgrid in the province’s far north region. The microgrid will be built and operated by the Fort Severn First Nation, and will connect wind and solar to existing diesel generators. The funding comes from a $130 billion, 10-year infrastructure effort … [Read more...]

Ontario Microgrids & Smart Energy Get $24M Funding Boost

Ontario continues to show itself as smart energy leader, this time by channeling $23.7 million into 17 projects that promote microgrids, energy storage and other efficient and reliable electric technologies. The province has gained an international reputation in recent years for its aggressive clean energy moves. Among other things, it has … [Read more...]