Canada has made new commitments to reduce GHG emissions by 2030 and 2050. Significant public sector funding has been offered to assist in achieving Canada’s goals. New forms of regulatory intervention will be required to integrate new technologies into regulated utility systems – both for natural gas and electricity.

In 2020, energy regulators in Nova Scotia, Ontario, and British Columbia for the first time grappled with this problem. This program reviews the opportunities and challenges these new cases created and the changes in practice and procedure that may be necessary in the future.