Category Archives: Reforming Ontario’s Local Electrical Distribution Sector

The perils of a hydro rate freeze for Ontario

(February 6, 2017) Any “relief” the province is considering for ratepayers will come at a cost.

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Lawrence Solomon: Ontario is headed for a fatal future and only ending the renewable deals can prevent it

(October 28, 2016) If Ontario doesn’t rewrite the renewable contracts, virtually everyone in the province will suffer.

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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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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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