IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Oct 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Local sourcing

 
On October 1, 2009, The Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) Program was implemented in Ontario, Canada. The program attempts to establish a firmer pricing structure for renewable energy in Ontario. The program covers wind, solar, all water-based energy sources and bio-mass. One aspect of this program is local content requirements for the project expenses involved in wind and solar projects, which are listed in section 1.1 b of the program overview document.
These local content requirements are, from 2009-2011, 25% of costs for wind projects to be local (ie - from Ontario) and 50% of solar projects. From 2012 onward, these restrictions increase to 50% and 60% respectively.
While there is no end date specifically mentioned in the official program documents, one of the key goals is to aid in the phase out of coal power generation in Ontario by 2014.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850110 Motors of an output not exceeding 37.5 W
850120 Universal AC/DC motors of an output exceeding 37.5 W
850131 Of an output not exceeding 750 W
850132 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
850133 Of an output exceeding 75 kW but not exceeding 375 kW
850134 Of an output exceeding 375 kW
850140 Other AC motors, singlephase
850151 Of an output not exceeding 750 W
850152 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
850153 Of an output exceeding 75 kW
850161 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850162 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850163 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA but not exceeding 750 kVA
850164 Of an output exceeding 750 kVA
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850211 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850212 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850213 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA
850220 Generating sets with sparkignition internal combustion piston engines
850231 Windpowered
850239 Other
8503 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of heading 85.01 or 85.02.
850300 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of heading 85.01 or 85.02.

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