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Global News has obtained 4,000 pages of internal documents which reveal the government was warned about the potential impact of its renewable energy plan – and how the microFIT program for small scale energy production went out of control. Continue reading
Government-owned power utilities across Canada are pushing ahead with multi-billion dollar megaprojects, while undermining the regulators put in place to protect consumers from such reckless behaviour, according to a new analysis from the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading
(April 12, 2017) Political meddling has undermined the province’s electricity sector.
(February 6, 2017) Any “relief” the province is considering for ratepayers will come at a cost.
(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.
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
Cutting the provincial portion of HST from hydro bills won’t solve the province’s energy crisis. Continue reading
A recent post from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO) downplayed the negative impact soaring hydro rates are having on households and the economy.
Provincial policies will push Ontario’s gas and hydro bills higher in the coming years. Continue reading