Ontario will launch a competition this summer to secure contracts for 930 megawatts of electricity from solar photovoltaic, wind, hydroelectric and bioenergy sources, the provincial Ministry of Energy said April 5. The second phase of the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP) process will begin by Aug. 1, the ministry said in a statement. The first phase led the province’s Independent Electric System Operator to offer 16 contracts last month for almost 455 MW of renewable energy capacity. Ontario currently generates about 15,900 MW of wind, solar, bioenergy and hydroelectric power. The LRP initiative covers renewable energy projects of 500 kilowatts...