Concerns grow over compensation payouts for Ontario's cancelled green energy projects - 2019-11-26

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F94.png Concerns grow over compensation payouts for Ontario's cancelled green energy projects November 26, 2019, Rob Ferguson, Toronto Star

Premier Doug Ford's axing of more than 750 green energy projects has cost taxpayers $1.1 million in financial penalties so far, but with hundreds of companies yet to apply for compensation there are fears the $231 million earmarked this year won't be enough.

The $1.1 million is shared by 13 renewable energy firms — an average of $84,615 each — although the government agency that handles the contracts won't provide details despite calls from opposition parties in the legislature for a review by Ontario's auditor general.

"We are not able to provide a breakdown of how much was reimbursed to each affected developer because it is confidential," the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) said in an email to the Star.

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