On Wednesday September 17, 2008 the Hon. George Smitherman, the Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, issued a directive to the Ontario Power Authority ("OPA") under subsection 25.30(2) of the Electricity Act, 1998 to address key aspects of the Integrated Power System Plan ("IPSP" or "Plan"). Specifically, the Minister’s directive requires that the OPA revisit the following areas of the Plan:

type Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Issues Directive to the Ontario Power Authority to Review Six Components of Its Integrated Power System Plan