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Hydro hijinks in Ontario come to natural gas
(June 8, 2018) Regulatory principles in Ontario’s gas sector are being eroded and the costs will start to mount for customers.
Hydro One CEO salary peanuts compared to overspending and waste in electricity sector
(April 25, 2018) So, you want to be Ontario’s next Premier and you’re looking to lower hydro bills? Here’s where you should be looking.
Evidence regarding an application from Ontario’s gas utilities to merge
How does the application from Ontario’s two largest gas utilities to merge compare to other mergers from around North America? Read Energy Probe Research Foundation’s evidence submitted to the Ontario Energy Board. Continue reading
How selling Hydro One really helped Ontario taxpayers
(March 12, 2018) By selling the utility, Ontario taxpayers, in essence, locked in tomorrow’s future profits today.
The Regulator Fights Back
(March 2, 2017) British Columbia’s energy regulator is striking back against a move by the province to further kick the can of energy costs to future customers.
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The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan
(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies.
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A whole new way to screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.
(November 27, 2017) BC Hydro is following Ontario down a road where the price of electricity is political.
Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles
(November 14, 2017) Political leaders are determined to bury the risk of pet megaprojects.
It’s the end of energy regulation in Ontario as we know it
(November 9, 2017) The price consumers pay for power is now a political decision, rather than an economic one.