Category Archives: Reforming Ontario’s Electrical Generation Sector

This time is different: OPG says its megaproject not like the others

(October 11, 2016) Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is confident that its new megaproject will do the impossible: come in on time and on budget.

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Ontario won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts

(September 9, 2016) Don’t expect any quick fixes for Ontario’s soaring hydro rates.

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Ontario’s residential energy bills will continue to march higher

Provincial policies will push Ontario’s gas and hydro bills higher in the coming years. Continue reading

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Clearing the air

(May 19, 2016) Ontario’s Minister of Energy made a number of misleading and inaccurate statements on TVO’s “The Agenda”. 

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Toronto Hydro customers face 18% rate hike in 2016

(April 21, 2016) Power bills for Toronto Hydro’s residential customers are set to increase by 18% in May compared to the same time last year.

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Top 10 takeaways from auditor general’s report on Ontario’s electricity sector

(December 4, 2015) Ontario’s auditor general blasts the province’s dysfunctional electricity sector.

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Ontario’s soaring hydro bills offset conservation efforts and hurt conservers most: study

(October 1, 2015) Soaring hydro costs are offsetting ratepayer conservation efforts and hurting conservers most, according to a new joint study by the Consumer Policy Institute and Energy Probe.

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