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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
By continually politicizing electricity, the current Ontario government has lost its way. Continue reading
All political parties that have been in power in Ontario have pursued electricity policies that are essentially political rather than economic. Some other provincial governments, notably Manitoba and British Columbia, seem to be imitating Ontario’s mismanagement of dangerously costly megaprojects and now in BC, Ontario’s politicizing of prices to consumers. This article focuses on the Ontario experience. Continue reading