Tag Archives: OEB

Evidence regarding an application from Ontario’s gas utilities to merge

How does the application from Ontario’s two largest gas utilities to merge compare to other mergers from around North America? Read Energy Probe Research Foundation’s evidence submitted to the Ontario Energy Board. Continue reading

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“Don’t subsidize us,” big business asks Ontario Energy Board

(January 9, 2015) Ontario’s biggest users of natural gas told the Ontario Energy Board they don’t need subsidies to take conservation seriously.

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Why it’s time for a flat distribution fee in Ontario

(August 6, 2014) The Ontario Energy Board’s move towards a flat distribution is the right one.

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1 percenters will take a hit under new power rates

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has tabled a proposal to have all electricity users pay their fair share for the cost of delivering power to their home. Continue reading

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Hydro Ottawa told to cut costs

Ontario Energy Board also directs utility to scrap flat fee for smart meters. Meanwhile, interveners — including Energy Probe and the Consumers Council of Canada — argues Hydro Ottawa dramatically overstated its 2012 expenses, and maintains they could readily be reduced by $5 million or more. Continue reading

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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

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