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March 12 2026 

IESO Awards 16 Contracts for Large Renewable Energy Projects in OntarioThe Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has awarded 16 contracts under a competitive process for procuring large renewable energy projects greater than 500 kilowatts. The 16 contracts offered represent 454.885 megawatts (MW) of clean renewable energy capacity.

The results include:

Of these, more than 80% or 13 projects (336.8 MW) include participation from one or more Aboriginal communities, including 5 with more than 50% Aboriginal participation.

Additionally, more than 75% of the successful proposals had received support from local municipalities, and more than 60% had support from abutting landowners.

The projects are located here:

The competitive process introduced “strong competition among developers of large renewable projects, helping to drive down price and secure clean, reliable generation for the province,” says Bruce Campbell, President and CEO, IESO.

Find out more: www.ieso.ca/Pages/Media/Release.aspx?releaseID=7322.