Tag Archives: electricity rates

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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No prizes for guessing who’s really to blame for Hydro One’s soaring rates

(January 6, 2017) Contrary to claims from Queen’s Park, higher electricity rates haven’t been used to make the province’s grid more reliable. Now, Hydro One wants more money to do the real work of keeping the lights on.

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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 won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts

(September 9, 2016) Don’t expect any quick fixes for Ontario’s soaring hydro rates.

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How Ontario’s 1 per cent can do its share to reduce fuel poverty

(August 17, 2016) Ontario’s wealthiest residents can help lower electricity rates for everyone else. 

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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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