(January 3, 2018) The OEB has issued its decision on OPG’s multi-billion dollar, five-year rate application. Here’s what you need to know.
Posted in Power Generation in Ontario, Reforming Ontario's Local Electrical Distribution Sector, Utility Reform
Tagged Brady Yauch, Darlington Refurbishment Project, electricity rates, Energy Probe, nuclear costs, Ontario electricity, Ontario Energy Board, Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG), OPG, Pickering, Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
(October 16, 2017) A Global News investigation has uncovered a single component of the Darlington nuclear project could cost half a billion dollars, four-times initial estimates. Auditors say project “plagued” by problems.
Posted in Nuclear Economics, Nuclear Power, Reforming Ontario's Electrical Generation Sector
Tagged Brady Yauch, Darlington Refurbishment Project, Energy Probe, nuclear costs, nuclear energy, Nuclear Power, Ontario, Ontario electricity, Ontario Power Generation, OPG
(June 22, 2017) Ontario is repeating its failed public power experiment.
Posted in Nuclear Power
Tagged Brady Yauch, Darlington, electricity rates, Energy Probe, nuclear costs, Ontario, Ontario electricity, Ontario energy, Ontario Energy Board, Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG), OPG
(March 4, 2017) A plan by Ontario’s NDP to fix the province’s hydro crisis will only make matters worse.
Posted in Alternative Energy, Benefits and Risks, Conservation, Costs, Renewables
Tagged Brady Yauch, electricity, electricity rates, energy, Energy Probe, Hydro One, nuclear costs, Ontario, Ontario electricity, Ontario Energy Board, Ontario Power Authority, Renewable Energy, renewables
(May 29, 2014) Those who pay attention to their electricity bills in Ontario will recognize the acronyms “HOEP” and “GAM” as two key components in the makeup of our electricity bills.
Posted in Alternative Energy, Conservation, Costs, Benefits and Risks, Electricity, Nuclear Power, Power Generation in Ontario, Reforming Ontario's Electrical Generation Sector, Renewables
Tagged electricity, green energy, nuclear costs, Ontario electricity, Ontario Power Authority, Parker Gallant, Renewable Energy, subsidies, wind turbines
The Auditor General of Ontario’s report of December 5 dealing with “Renewable Energy Initiatives” highlighted wasted spending commitments of billions of dollars that will fall on the backs of the ratepayers. The report offers up several recommendations which are immediately followed by responses by the Ministry of Energy on how it will deal with those recommendations. Continue reading →
(March 29, 2011) Energy Probe director of nuclear research Norm Rubin in the Toronto Star and The Week discussing why thorium is not the solution to the high costs of nuclear energy. Continue reading →
(Oct. 29, 2010) One of the first things that you have to do to get real in planning an electricity system and running it, is to pass on the real commercial style costs of manufacturing electricity to your consumers, says Energy Probe’s Norm Rubin. Continue reading →
(Oct. 29, 2010) One year on from New Brunswick’s power deal with Quebec, the problems remain, reports the Canadian Press. Continue reading →
(September 21, 2009) The show originally aired on September 8th. Continue reading →