Green Energy Act: Beacon or Bust?

    The Green Energy Act Alliance available for comment on proposed Green
    Energy Act

    TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ -  Experts from the Green Energy Act Alliance are
available for comment and analysis on the proposed Ontario Green Energy Act
expected to be introduced by the McGuinty government today. The experts can
speak about the potential influence on:

    - Renewable energy generation

    - Greenhouse gas emissions

    - Job creation

    - Farmers and Rural land owners

    - Community owned power


    - Deborah Doncaster, Executive Director, Community Power Fund and Chair,
      Green Energy Act Alliance
    - Dr. Rick Smith, Executive Director, Environmental Defence
    - Don McCabe, Vice President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture
    - Dr. Keith Stewart, Manager - Climate Change Campaign, WWF-Canada
    - Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director, Ontario Sustainable Energy

    Ils sont aussi disponible pour les entrevues en français.

    About the Green Energy Act Alliance: The Alliance's vision is to make
Ontario a global leader in green energy development through the use of
renewable energy, distributed energy and conservation, creating thousands of
jobs economic prosperity, energy security, while ensuring climate protection.
Founding groups include: the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association, Community
Power Fund, the David Suzuki Foundation, Environmental Defence, the First
Nations Energy Alliance, the Ivey Foundation, the Ontario Federation of
Agriculture and the Pembina Institute.

For further information:

For further information: To arrange an interview, please contact:
Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext. 232, (647)
280-9521 (cell)

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