Category Archives: Energy Probe News

Lawrence Solomon: Doug Ford will make Ontario great again by following Trump’s lead with radical deregulation

Ontario is truly Ford Nation now. Continue reading

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Global News: How the province ‘hijacked’ plans for a sustainable green economy

Global News has obtained 4,000 pages of internal documents which reveal the government was warned about the potential impact of its renewable energy plan – and how the microFIT program for small scale energy production went out of control. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Self-driving cars will never live up to the hype

They’re being pushed on uninterested consumers who, really, just want to drive their own private vehicle. Continue reading

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Hydro rates should not be subsidized. It would be unfair to future generations

(May 15, 2018) The province’s Financial Accountability Office estimates that Fair Hydro Plan rebates will save ratepayers $18.4 billion over the next decade, but those savings will ultimately cost future ratepayers $39.4 billion.

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Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau will learn a painful lesson — voters really dislike climate crusading

Global warming is so yesterday. There’s pretty much nothing the public cares less about than climate change. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Here’s the truth about Energy Probe’s alleged links to Big Oil

Lawrence Solomon: I’m called a lobbyist for the oil industry, a shill, a mouthpiece, and some not-so-nice words, too, all of it made up. Continue reading

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Site C risks ‘death spiral’ for BC Hydro, says watchdog

Consumer Policy Institute warns of big rate hikes and pressure for taxpayer bailout. Continue reading

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