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Richard Corley at the Ontario Nonprofit Network's Organizing Renewable Energy Community Power Projects


Lawyer Richard Corley
Area Energy Law


September 28, 2012
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Victoria College, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Moderator: Richard Corley, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session, will briefly describe the climate change challenge that the GEEA was enacted to address, the FIT Program, the experience with community power in other jurisdictions, the community power incentives and assistance under the FIT Program (including the CEPP), and the steps that not-for-profit entities (NFPs) can take to participate in the FIT Program, most likely through a community power co-op or a joint venture with such a co-op and/or a commercial developer. Attendees to this session can expect to learn:

  • about the key elements of the FIT program
  • options for participating in the FIT program
  • requirements to qualify as a community power project
  • how to start a project
  • how to access the CEPP
  • how to obtain project funding
  • how to form a joint venture to develop a project
  • how to contract with other third parties to build and maintain a community power project

For more details, and agendar, please visit the Climate Change Lawyers website