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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.
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.
The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan
(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies.
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A whole new way to screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.
(November 27, 2017) BC Hydro is following Ontario down a road where the price of electricity is political.
It’s the end of energy regulation in Ontario as we know it
(November 9, 2017) The price consumers pay for power is now a political decision, rather than an economic one.
What have you done for me lately? Takeaways from the OEB’s Hydro One decision
(October 6, 2017 ) The top five takeaways from the Ontario Energy Board’s decision on Hydro One’s transmission rate application.
Government’s mega utility projects spell mega-ruin
(October 2, 2017) Government-owned utilities have a costly, longstanding habit they can’t seem to kick: megaprojects.
Megaprojects like Site C bankrupt power utilities
(October 2, 2017) The Site C dam exhibits many of the same traits afflicting other megaprojects: an undermining of the regulatory system, accounting tricks that mask the real cost of the project and an explicit guarantee of a taxpayer bailout.
Fair Hydro Plan advertisements: fact check
(September 29, 2017) The Fair Hydro Plan ads being rolled out by the province contain a number of misleading claims.