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(July 12, 2022) Instead of refurbishing an old and deteriorating natural gas pipeline that has served Ottawa for 65 years, Ottawa is investing instead in a fantasy strategy it calls its Energy Evolution plan. Unfortunately, Ottawa is not alone in … Continue reading
(February 3, 2022) “Green” is used as a political obedience button. We are expected to agree, without closely examining proposed laws and policies. After all, how could it be bad if it’s green? We are not expected to ask “green in … Continue reading
Unpacking the Texas power outage and how to avoid similar in future. Legal expert Andrew Roman breaks down what happened and how to increase reliability.
(October 30, 2019) Energy blogger Parker Gallant looks at a day of wind in October and finds that just one day provides a good example of what wind turbines do on spring and fall days. While ratepayers take a beating, the president of CanWEA talks up wind’s reliability and low-cost! Continue reading
(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies.
(December 14, 2016) Toronto Hydro customers have been told that the rate increases they are experiencing aren’t that bad. Here’s why those comments are misleading.
(August 3, 2016) Rather than ensure the costs of Ontario’s cap and trade program are fully transparent to natural gas customers, the Ontario Energy Board has decided to lump them in with other delivery charges.
From the auditor general’s report to the global adjustment fee to conservation — has the Liberal government delivered the most efficient and affordable power for the province? The Consumer Institute’s Brady Yauch joins The Agenda to discuss. Continue reading
(December 23, 2015) Manitoba Hydro is embarking on a record-breaking spending spree that will saddle Manitobans with decades of above-inflation rate increases.