New Ontario FIT Rules Are Now Final And Effective

NAW Staff, Monday 13 August 2012 - 11:47:50

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has announced that Version 2.0 of the province's feed-in-tariff (FIT) program rules, contract and other program documents have been posted on the OPA's FIT website and are now final and effective.

The OPA is not accepting FIT applications at this time but currently anticipates that the application window for small FIT projects (those 500 kW or smaller) will open on Oct. 1 and close on Nov. 30. The OPA says further details and confirmation of the application-window dates will be provided at a later date.

There have been several revisions made to the draft version of the rules as a result of feedback received. Key changes to the FIT program include the following:


FIT prices will be reviewed annually, with prices published in November that will take effect Jan. 1 of the following year.

The final FIT rules can be viewed here.




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