Ontario Raises $750 Million with Second Green Bond. Government of Ontario News. February 2, 2016.
Ontario has successfully issued its second green bond, raising $750 million to support environmentally friendly, low-carbon infrastructure projects. Proceeds from the bond will help fund eight projects, improving transit, education, health care and creating jobs in communities across Ontario. Read more: http://www.news.ontario.ca/mof/en/2016/02/ontario-raises-750-million-with-second-green-bond.html
Samsung and Connor, Clark & Lunn Announce Financing for 50MW Solar Project. Canada Newswire. February 2, 2016.
Renewable Energy and Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure announced the completion of $190 million in debt financing for the Southgate Solar project. The 50 megawatt Southgate Solar project will utilize Ontario-made solar panels, producing enough clean energy to meet the needs of approximately 7,600 homes in the province each year. Read more: http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/samsung-and-connor-clark–lunn-announce-financing-for-50mw-solar-project-567354081.html
Canada has energy export opportunities beyond pipelines. The Globe and Mail. February 3, 2016.
Clean Energy Canada’s Sarah Petrevan argues exporting clean-energy solutions would be a better solution to boosting the Canadian economy than building controversial pipelines. Petravan goes on to highlight the successes of Canadian clean tech exporters in different parts of the world. Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-commentary/canada-has-energy-export-opportunities-beyond-pipelines/article28516585/