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. Continue reading

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Evidence regarding an application from Ontario’s gas utilities to merge

(April 12, 2018) 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

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Shut the Pickering reactors down

(March 27, 2018) Join Shawn-Patrick Stensil of Greenpeace as he focuses on the Pickering problem and why he wants nuclear power out of Ontario’s energy mix.

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Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau will learn a painful lesson — voters really dislike climate crusading

(March 23, 2018) Global warming is so yesterday. There’s pretty much nothing the public cares less about than climate change.

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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