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Ford government floundering on electricity portfolio
The IESO’s monthly market report for August broke several records and none of them were to the benefit of Ontario ratepayers. Continue reading
Will Ford keep his promise to lower hydro costs? He’d better
(October 30, 2018) If he betrays his voter base, willingly or not, by neglecting to cancel all renewable energy contracts, it will cost him.
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Lawrence Solomon: Make Ontario hydro great again by reviving the Common Sense Revolution
Doug Ford’s hydro reforms can make winners of everyone, except the looters who have gamed the system. Continue reading
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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.
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
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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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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