Category Archives: Electricity
(October 14, 2009) The City of Toronto today launded Home Energy Assistance Toronto (HEAT), a new incentive program offering residents up to $1,000 when they upgrade their home insulation. Continue reading
(Oct. 3, 2009) Horizon lost $2.8m when U.S. Steel shut.
Hydro bills could be going up across Hamilton and St. Catharines because U.S. Steel isn’t using enough electricity.
(October 3, 2009) Horizon lost $2.8m when U.S. Steel shut. Hydro bills could be going up across Hamilton and St. Catherines because U.S. Steel isn’t using enough electricity. Continue reading
(September 1, 2009) Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb a century or so ago — with the help of a couple of Canadian patent holders — was not just a bright idea. It was the quintessential bright idea, the very symbol of eureka! Continue reading
(April 17, 2009) Toronto’s plan to mandate green roofs on new buildings could seriously threaten the city’s building stock. Continue reading
(March 28, 2009) The every-little-bit-counts crowd behind Earth Hour doesn’t understand the bigger human picture. Continue reading
(January 5, 2008) Globe and Mail style columnist Janice Lindsay presents an open-eyed review of energy efficient light bulbs and finds that manufacturers have not solved the ‘color issues’ that concern users of CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps) and LEDs (light emitting diodes). Continue reading
(February 23, 2006) Mrs. Elizabeth Witmer (Kitchener-Waterloo): I’m pleased to join the debate on Bill 21, the Energy Conservation Responsibility Act, 2006, which was introduced by the Minister of Energy and which has been capably responded to by our critic, John Yakabuski. Continue reading
(February 20, 2006) Mr. Norm Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka): It’s my pleasure to add some comments to the minister’s speech this evening and that of the member from Peterborough on Bill 21, which is the Energy Conservation Responsibility Act, 2005. Continue reading
(August 12, 2005) In the two years since the great blackout of 2003, Ontarians haven’t learned the valuable lesson of conservation and energy experts warn that rolling blackouts could become a reality if the province’s power supply crunch worsens. Continue reading