Nuclear, renewable power generation to increase in Ontario, IESO says

In its latest 18-month outlook, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) in Ontario said over the next 18 months more than 3,000 MW of capacity will be added to the grid. IESO said 1,500 MW will come from nuclear power generation, while another 1,500 MW will come from renewables.

By February 2014, total wind and solar generation connected to the transmission and distribution systems in Ontario will reach approximately 4,800 MW.

IESO also said total energy consumption is forecast to remain flat in 2012 before shrinking slightly in 2013 as a result of several factors, such as Global economic conditions, increased embedded generation capacity, conservation initiatives and time-of-use rates.

Read more new power projects news

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...