Tag Archives: Parker Gallant

Pan-Canadian Expert Collaboration, Phase Two

(November 13, 2019) A look at the experts behind the collaboration. Continue reading

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Pan-Canadian Expert Collaboration, Phase One

(November 11, 2019) The results could be nasty for taxpayers and the economy. Stay tuned.  Continue reading

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Consuming less drives up costs for Class B ratepayers

(November 3, 2019) Consuming less means lower costs, right? Not in Ontario. Continue reading

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Wind turbines – clearly not needed

(October 30, 2019) Energy blogger Parker Gallant looks at a day of wind in October and finds that just one day provides a good example of what wind turbines do on spring and fall days. While ratepayers take a beating, the president of CanWEA talks up wind’s reliability and low-cost! Continue reading

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Ford government floundering on electricity portfolio

The IESO’s monthly market report for August broke several records and none of them were to the benefit of Ontario ratepayers. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: The Chiarelli charade

Reading an April 27 interview in the Almaguin News with Ontario’s Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli, gives one the impression that he resides in a state of mind the rest of Ontario’s residents don’t understand. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: IESO’s windy forecasts: more will produce less

(March 26, 2015) The Independent Electricity System Operator’s quarterly “18 Month Outlook: An Assessment of the Reliability and Operability of the Ontario Electricity System” has this writer a bit rattled.

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