Tag Archives: Ontario electricity

The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan

(November 28, 2017) The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies. Advertisements

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A whole new way to screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.

(November 27, 2017) BC Hydro is following Ontario down a road where the price of electricity is political.

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Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles

(November 14, 2017) Political leaders are determined to bury the risk of pet megaprojects.

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It’s the end of energy regulation in Ontario as we know it

(November 9, 2017) The price consumers pay for power is now a political decision, rather than an economic one.

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Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan

(October 18, 2017) Ontario’s Auditor General said the Fair Hydro Plan raises rates in the long-run, contravenes the province’s accounting standards and further erodes the independence of the Ontario Energy Board.

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Key project at Darlington nuclear facility hundreds of millions over budget, delayed

(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.

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Government’s mega utility projects spell mega-ruin

(October 2, 2017) Government-owned utilities have a costly, longstanding habit they can’t seem to kick: megaprojects.

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