Ontario private sector readies for energy reporting

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Published on: December 8, 2015

REMI Network / Barbara Carss / 08 December 2015

downtown_torontoProposed amendments to Ontario’s Green Energy Act signal the government’s intention to mandate reporting of energy and water consumption in privately owned buildings. Tabled in late October as part of Bill 135, the Energy Statute Law Amendment Act, the legislation includes provisions to require verification and disclosure of information and to ensure that electricity, gas and water utilities will provide access to the data that customers need to fulfill their reporting responsibilities. Building owners/managers could also be compelled to prepare conservation and demand management (CDM) plans.

More details will follow in a draft regulation slated to be posted for public review on the provincial Environmental Registry and then pass into law 45 days after the review period.

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