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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
Posted in Alternative Energy, Energy Probe News, Natural Gas, Nuclear Power, Power Generation in Ontario, Reforming Ontario's Electrical Generation Sector, Reforming Ontario's Local Electrical Distribution Sector, Utility Reform Tagged consumer policy institute, energy prices, Energy Probe, Green Energy Act, Hydro One, Ontario, Ontario energy, Ontario Energy Board 1 Comment
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
The Hydro One sale’s upsides
(November 5, 2015) The sale of Hydro One offers a number of potential benefits to both ratepayers and the province.
(September 23, 2015) The Ontario government is helping Hydro One’s unions who want a piece of the upcoming privatization.
Parker Gallant: The Chiarelli charade
Reading an April 27 interview in the Almaguin News with Ontario’s Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli, gives one the impression that he resides in a state of mind the rest of Ontario’s residents don’t understand. Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, Conservation, Electricity Tagged Climate Change, electricity, electricity rates, Hydro One, Ontario Energy Board, Parker Gallant 3 Comments
10 things you need to know from Hydro One’s rate application
(March 17, 2015) Energy Probe breaks down 10 important parts of the OEB’s decision on Hydro One’s distribution rate application.
Customer rights get powered up in privatized electricity systems
(March 13, 2015) Customers with private electricity distributors are better protected from blackouts and other disruptions.
Parker Gallant: Hydro One, how’s that new billing system working out?
(January 24, 2014) In the spring of 2013, Hydro One launched their new “real time” billing system, allowing them to generate an additional $160 million (reported as an $80 annual cost for a consumer of 800 kWh per month) of … Continue reading
Ontario ratepayers subsidize taxpayers
(November 15, 2011) Ontario ratepayers are helping to hold down municipal taxes and the provincial debt, says Energy Probe director Parker Gallant. Continue reading