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Ontario still coddling the top 1% with power freebees

(September 17, 2015) Big Business is still the biggest beneficiary of Ontario’s generous renewable energy subsidies.

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Renewable energy not walking the talk on competitiveness

(February 23, 2015) When subsidies are cut, renewable energy investment largely disappears.  

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Lawrence Solomon: Ill winds blow from wind turbines

The wind industry is dangerous to human health, posing risks to everything from dizziness and nausea to chronic stress and heart conditions. Continue reading

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Parker Gallant: Consume less. No, no; consume more!

The Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) 2014 “conservation” budget at $483 million is presumably based on directions from the Energy Minister, Bob Chiarelli. Continue reading

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Green energy and Ontario’s surging cost of power

(August 29, 2014) Hydro bills have increased dramatically since the provincial government introduced its Green Energy Act.

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Ontario offers band-aid solution to soaring electricity bills

(April 25, 2014) Ontario’s latest plan to tackle higher energy bills misses the point entirely.

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Energy bills go up again, regulator points finger at renewables

(April 21, 2014) Ontario’s renewable energy producers are largely to blame for the coming price hike for ratepayers.

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