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(April 25, 2018) So, you want to be Ontario’s next Premier and you’re looking to lower hydro bills? Here’s where you should be looking.
(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.
(June 22, 2017) Ontario is repeating its failed public power experiment.
(October 11, 2016) Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is confident that its new megaproject will do the impossible: come in on time and on budget.
(November 21, 2013) The Deep Geologic Repository is a make-work project. Continue reading
(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
(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
(August 22, 2011) Dates appearing on the most recent annual report by the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation (OEFC) give reason to believe that the report not only has yet to be tabled, but its early release may something to do with the Progressive Conservative’s promise to remove the “Debt Retirement Charge” from electricity bills and the Liberals’ plan to keep the DRC on electricity bills until remaining debts have been resolved. Continue reading
(April 18, 2011) Parker Gallant argues that Ontario needs to set cost and performance benchmarks for local electricity distribution companies, and encourage mergers amongst them to increase efficiency. Continue reading