In September 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Energy suspended the second round of the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP), a competitive bid process designed to secure large renewable energy resources.
Grid operators will need to manage the addition of zero carbon generation with the need to optimize existing generation capacity. Consequently, the presence of ample generation capacity could dampen the growth of renewables, especially in markets with low load growth.
Ontario Energy Ministry: Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy Procurement
Toronto Star: Ontario Government Scraps Plan for $3.8 billion in Renewable Energy Projects
ReNews: Ontario Halts Renewable Round
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