Category Archives: Power Generation in Ontario

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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Ontarians paying more to use less electricity, a trend critics say won’t change

Consumer hydro rates have risen in Ontario since 2012, while they’ve dipped elsewhere. Continue reading

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Ontario electricity rate increases continue to blow past inflation

(April 15, 2016) Ontario’s residential hydro customers will continue to use more of their paycheque to cover monthly hydro bills.

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Getting Zapped: Ontario power prices increased at fastest rate in North America

(February 22, 2016) A new joint study by the Consumer Policy Institute and Energy Probe shows residential power prices in Ontario have increased at the fastest rate in North America.

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Toronto Hydro’s gift to ratepayers

Toronto Hydro will hike distribution rates by more than 20% in the coming year. Continue reading

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A public Toronto Hydro is a bad deal for the city

Toronto Hydro’s inefficiencies cost the city tens of millions of dollars annually in unnecessarily high hydro rates. Continue reading

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Queen’s Park moves to silence dissent on electricity

(January 4, 2016) A new law would shut down the last arena of independent public review of the billions of dollars in public spending on electricity.

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Ontario still coddling the top 1% with power freebees

(September 17, 2015) Big Business is still the biggest beneficiary of Ontario’s generous renewable energy subsidies.

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