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Northwest Ontario – Regional Electricity Planning Update

January 14, 2021

The final Northwest Scoping Assessment Outcome Report, responses to comments received and stakeholder feedback are posted on the Northwest regional planning engagement webpage.

The final Scoping Assessment Outcome Report outlines the needs and specific areas of the region that require more comprehensive regional planning through an Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP). A Terms of Reference also sets out parameters for the IRRP and composition of the Technical Working Group tasked with developing the 20-year electricity plan for the Northwest region. Additional information about this scoping assessment process is available in the December 8 public webinar posted online.

Engagement activities will continue in the coming months to gather input to inform the electricity demand forecast, emerging needs, and potential solutions for the region. The engagement webpage will continue to be the source of ongoing information related to regional planning activities.

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