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Energy Probe was first to recognize that an electric utility business is a hybrid: The transmission and distribution lines that form the power grid is a natural monopoly while the electricity generating plants that feed power into the grid is … Continue reading
If you’re a multinational, take heart: Mike Harris’s Hydro can cut a sweetheart deal for you. Suncor, Nova Chemicals, and Polysar are just some of the beneficiaries of the Hydro monopoly’s boast of being "responsive" to its customers. Who will pay for these breaks for big business? Why, the little guys residential and small business consumers.
November 13, 2001
California’s continuing electricity nightmare
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(January 6, 2001) Mindy Spatt’s message to Ontario is clear: “Don’t do anything we did.” Spatt, a consumer advocate, is speaking from her office in San Francisco. She’s talking about electricity, something everyone uses and takes for granted – until it isn’t there. Continue reading
(October 9, 1996) He New Brunswick Power Corp. (NB Power) is in a state of operational and financial crisis, the dimensions of which can only be understood by looking at the utility’s rates, costs, and accounts together. The utility is bearing excess debt, excess generating capacity, and unduly high operating costs. Continue reading