Tag Archives: Ontario

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. Advertisements

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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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Fair Hydro Plan advertisements: fact check

(September 29, 2017) The Fair Hydro Plan ads being rolled out by the province contain a number of misleading claims.

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Ontario’s green energy experience: sobering lessons for sustainable climate change policies

A new report from the C.D. Howe Institute finds Ontario’s green energy policies have yielded moderate environmental gains while drastically increasing energy prices. Continue reading

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Ontario’s conservation program another corporate welfare handout

(August 3, 2017) Ontario ratepayers will pay $100 million for a conservation program that experts admit is unnecessary.

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Ontario’s public power failure redux

(June 22, 2017) Ontario is repeating its failed public power experiment.

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