Mesa Targets Ontario Green Energy Rules In NAFTA Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Mesa Power Group LLC accused the Canadian government Thursday of violating the North American Free Trade Agreement by using "buy local" requirements and other measures when the company tried to set up wind energy projects in Ontario.

The Texas-based renewable energy company said it had filed the notice of its plans to launch a legal claim under NAFTA targeting Ontario's Green Energy Act and its Feed-In Tariff Program. The dispute focuses on the provincial policies that the company claims put it at a disadvantage while it...
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