Tag Archives: Ontario Power Authority

Lawrence Solomon: Ontario is headed for a fatal future and only ending the renewable deals can prevent it

(October 28, 2016) If Ontario doesn’t rewrite the renewable contracts, virtually everyone in the province will suffer.

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Ontario won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts

(September 9, 2016) Don’t expect any quick fixes for Ontario’s soaring hydro rates.

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Why are Ontario’s hydro bills soaring?

(July 8, 2016) Ontario’s hydro bills have been increasing by double digits in recent years. Here’s why.

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Queen’s Park moves to silence dissent on electricity

(January 4, 2016) A new law would shut down the last arena of independent public review of the billions of dollars in public spending on electricity.

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Hydro Ottawa latest distributor to say customers are fine with higher rates

(May 26, 2015) Hydro Ottawa is telling the Ontario Energy Board that its customers support its rate hike proposal.

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A broken electricity system, not a Hydro One sale, the real risk to ratepayers

(May 20, 2015) Privatizing Hydro One won’t be bad for ratepayers, but a lack of reform in the province’s electricity sector will be. 

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Higher hydro bills to pay for high hydro bills

(March 27, 2015) Ontario’s Ministry of Energy is hiking hydro bills on all ratepayers in an effort to stop already high hydro bills.  Make sense?

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