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Latest Updates and Structural Trends
- Non-Hydropower Renewables Capacity and Generation are expected to grow by 8.56% and 6.68%
respectively in 2016, with continuous slowing growth expected in our long-term forecasts.
The government of Ontario's request for qualification process of the second phase of the province's Large
Renewable Procurement programme received 59 submissions by the deadline on September 8, 2016,
which are currently being evaluated.
- In November 2015, Alberta and Saskatchewan have announced ambitious renewables targets of 30% and
50% respectively by 2030, as well as a comprehensive coal power retirement. Alberta's first renewable
auction is likely to take place before end-2016. In June 2016, Quebec announced its 2030 Energy Policy
that aims to eliminate thermal coal, and increase renewables energy output by 25% and improve
efficiency by 15%.
- In August 2015, the government of Nova Scotia announced the termination of its Comfit Feed-in-Tariff
programme. Its success directly led to its termination as the province's national grid continued to struggle
to deal with fast growing wind power levels. The government hence considered the goal of the
Strengths - National targets to reduce emissions mean coal plants are closing, opening room for
- Canadian geography offers immense possibilities for renewable energy development,
in particular onshore and marine renewables.