Thermal Power in Canada, Market Outlook to 2020, 2012 Update - Capacity, Generation, Regulations, Power Plants, Companies
- Language: English
- Published: July 2012
- Region: Canada
Participants in the Province of Ontario's electricity market are very much midstream in the complex restructuring outlined by the government's 1997 white paper--a document remarkable both for the considerable scope of its reforms and the aggressive timetable for their implementation. While progress has been noteworthy, particularly in light of numerous challenges, conflicting policy objectives make it difficult to predict the impact on key stakeholders, including customers, incumbent and prospective industry participants, and the Ontario government. Standard & Poor's believes that inconsistencies in the overall approach are contributing to some inertia in the industry's monopolistic segments (transmission and distribution), while fueling uncertainty and possibly even volatility in its competitive elements (power generation and wholesale/retail marketing). Ontario's electricity restructuring comprises the simultaneous...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Ontario (Province of),Brookfield Renewable Power Inc.,EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Group Ltd.,Hydro One Inc.
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Ontario (Province of),Brookfield Renewable Power Inc.,EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Group Ltd.,Hydro One Inc.