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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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Ontario’s residential energy bills will continue to march higher

Provincial policies will push Ontario’s gas and hydro bills higher in the coming years. Continue reading

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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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Ontarians paying more to use less electricity, a trend critics say won’t change

Consumer hydro rates have risen in Ontario since 2012, while they’ve dipped elsewhere. Continue reading

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Ontario still coddling the top 1% with power freebees

(September 17, 2015) Big Business is still the biggest beneficiary of Ontario’s generous renewable energy subsidies.

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Queen’s Park further weakens OEB oversight

(June 3, 2015) Queen’s Park is, once again, undermining the Ontario’s energy regulator. 

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Parker Gallant: IESO’s windy forecasts: more will produce less

(March 26, 2015) The Independent Electricity System Operator’s quarterly “18 Month Outlook: An Assessment of the Reliability and Operability of the Ontario Electricity System” has this writer a bit rattled.

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