Tag Archives: OPG

Top ten takeaways from the OEB’s decision on OPG’s rate application

(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. Advertisements

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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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Ontario’s public power failure redux

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

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This time is different: OPG says its megaproject not like the others

(October 11, 2016) Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is confident that its new megaproject will do the impossible: come in on time and on budget.

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Lawrence Solomon: A billion dollars full of nuclear waste

(November 21, 2013) The Deep Geologic Repository is a make-work project. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: The forgotten directive

(September 12, 2011) Parker Gallant’s article discusses the impact of Ontario’s Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) programs on Ontario energy taxpayers. While the FIT programs have been a great investment opportunity for investors, the majority of Ontarians suffered since OPG could not participate in the gold rush. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: OPG’s creative accounting

(September 1, 2011) Ontario Power Generation recently released its 2nd Quarter results. On the surface all seems well with OPG — it announced an after tax (Payments in Lieu of taxes) profit for the quarter of $114 million for the 6 months ended June 30, 2011 versus $40 million for the comparable quarter in 2010. Continue reading

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