Category Archives: Power Generation in Ontario

Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to dump surplus, high-priced power: study

Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to cover the cost of exporting the province’s energy surplus, according to a new study from the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading

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Wynne’s promised tax break on hydro bills does little in the long run, say critics

Cutting the provincial portion of HST from hydro bills won’t solve the province’s energy crisis. Continue reading

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FAO misses the point on Ontario’s soaring hydro bills

A recent post from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO) downplayed the negative impact soaring hydro rates are having on households and the economy.

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Why are Ontario’s hydro bills soaring?

(July 8, 2016) Ontario’s hydro bills have been increasing by double digits in recent years. Here’s why.

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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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A new debt retirement charge for Ontario electricity customers

The reprieve is over. Those “dead” assets still require paying off. Continue reading

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