The decision by the government of the Canadian province of Ontario to do away with the feed-in tariff program for certain renewable-energy projects in favor of a competitive-bidding system will have negative consequences for the province's wind energy market, said some local wind-turbine-part makers and suppliers. The change "could result in lower-cost power, but it will likely slow down the amount of renewable resources being built in Ontario," said Mike Garland, CEO of Pattern Energy.

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