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Ontario begins energy plan review

Posted on July 15, 2013

TORONTO

The Ontario government is launching a review of the  Long-Term Energy Plan to garner feedback from industry stakeholders and the general public on the province’s use of energy sources and conservation, among other topics.

The Ontario government says by the end of 2014, the use of coal for electricity generation will be discontinued completely.

Starting on July 10 through to Sept. 9, the general public, industry stakeholders, Aboriginal leaders, and municipal representatives are all invited to provide their advice on Ontario’s long-term energy needs and how to meet them.

Released in November 2010, the $87-billion Long-Term Energy Plan that sets out Ontario’s expected electricity needs until 2030 and establishes the most efficient ways to meet them.

Those who wish to join the conversation can attend an information session, submit comments in response to the discussion guide entitled Making Choices: Reviewing Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan, or can complete an online questionnaire.

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