The Ontario Power Authority or OPA will be posting updates to the Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP, because everything must have an acronym) on this page:
It is very important that we follow updates to this because the Energy Minister has said that, while municipalities remain without local land use planning powers (stripped by the Green Energy Act) the regional resource plans will be the defining factor in identifying power sources for a region. If, for example, the OPA were to decide that the Greater Ottawa area for some reason needs wind power, it will be identified in the regional plan.
When you go into details of the plan, you will find the following statement about Ottawa and growth such as new housing developments and the planned LRT: “This growth, when combined with a relatively sparse electricity supply system outside the Greenbelt, means options for providing a reliable supply of electricity into the future need to be explored.”
“Reliable supply of electricity” is NOT wind power, which is produced out of phase with demand.