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(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
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
Consumer hydro rates have risen in Ontario since 2012, while they’ve dipped elsewhere. Continue reading
(November 5, 2015) The sale of Hydro One offers a number of potential benefits to both ratepayers and the province.