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Electricity generation with 100% renewables is a fantasy
(December 3, 2022) Breaking down the high cost of renewables based on the data.
Posted in Costs, Energy Probe News, Renewables Tagged Andrew Roman, electricity, IESO, renewables, solar, wind Leave a comment
All that glitters isn’t green. Or renewable.
(February 3, 2022) “Green” is used as a political obedience button. We are expected to agree, without closely examining proposed laws and policies. After all, how could it be bad if it’s green? We are not expected to ask “green in … Continue reading
Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stands alone as Canada — and the world — abandons green energy
Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future. Continue reading
Posted in Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Coal, Energy Probe News, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Renewables Tagged China, coal, Germany, Oil, renewables 1 Comment
Lawrence Solomon: Paris is dead. The global warming deniers have won
Since his pullout in June, Trump has repeatedly reaffirmed the wisdom of pulling out of the “bad deal” for the U.S. that was Paris. Continue reading
The perils of a hydro rate freeze for Ontario
(February 6, 2017) Any “relief” the province is considering for ratepayers will come at a cost.
Posted in Alternative Energy, Conservation, Reforming Ontario's Electrical Generation Sector, Reforming Ontario's Local Electrical Distribution Sector, Reforming Ontario's Local Electrical Distribution Sector, Renewables Tagged Brady Yauch, electricity rates, energy, Energy Probe, green energy, Green Energy Act, Ontario, Ontario electricity, Ontario energy, Ontario Energy Board, Renewable Energy, renewables 2 Comments
No prizes for guessing who’s really to blame for Hydro One’s soaring rates
(January 6, 2017) Contrary to claims from Queen’s Park, higher electricity rates haven’t been used to make the province’s grid more reliable. Now, Hydro One wants more money to do the real work of keeping the lights on.
Posted in Reforming Ontario's Electrical Generation Sector, Reforming Ontario's Local Electrical Distribution Sector Tagged Brady Yauch, electricity rates, energy, Energy Probe, green energy, Green Energy Act, Hydro One, Ontario, Ontario electricity, Ontario energy, Ontario Energy Board, Renewable Energy, renewables 1 Comment
How Ontario’s 1 per cent can do its share to reduce fuel poverty
(August 17, 2016) Ontario’s wealthiest residents can help lower electricity rates for everyone else.
5 reasons to oppose Ontario’s cap and trade proposal
(December 11, 2015) Our letter to Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on why a cap and trade program is a poor idea.