Hydro Ottawa latest distributor to say customers are fine with higher rates

(May 26, 2015) Hydro Ottawa is telling the Ontario Energy Board that its customers support its rate hike proposal. Continue reading

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A broken electricity system, not a Hydro One sale, the real risk to ratepayers

(May 20, 2015) Privatizing Hydro One won’t be bad for ratepayers, but a lack of reform in the province’s electricity sector will be.  Continue reading

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How utilities are trying to con customers and regulators into higher rates

(May 11, 2015) Ontario’s electricity distributors are doing whatever it takes to hike rates. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: The Chiarelli charade

(May 3, 2015) Reading an April 27 interview in the Almaguin News with Ontario’s Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli, gives one the impression that he resides in a state of mind the rest of Ontario’s residents don’t understand. Continue reading

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Revamped Hydro One will tread line between private, public enterprise

(April 27, 2015) Hydro One Inc. will face private-sector challenges from which it is currently immune when Ontario’s government sheds a 60% stake in the electricity transmission and distribution utility in an IPO.  Continue reading

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Much needed reforms could focus on Hydro One employees’ pensions

(April 24, 2015) Hydro One’s distribution arm ranks among the worst in North America.

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Lawrence Solomon: Narendra Modi’s muscular free market

(April 16, 2015) “India’s “clean energy revolution” is based on a doubling of India’s coal production over the next five years.”

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