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(October 30, 2018) If he betrays his voter base, willingly or not, by neglecting to cancel all renewable energy contracts, it will cost him.
Doug Ford’s hydro reforms can make winners of everyone, except the looters who have gamed the system. Continue reading
(June 8, 2018) Regulatory principles in Ontario’s gas sector are being eroded and the costs will start to mount for customers.
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
(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.
(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.
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
(March 12, 2018) By selling the utility, Ontario taxpayers, in essence, locked in tomorrow’s future profits today.
(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.
Consumer Policy Institute warns of big rate hikes and pressure for taxpayer bailout. Continue reading