Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to cover the cost of exporting the province’s energy surplus, according to a new study from the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to dump surplus, high-priced power: study
(September 15, 2016) There is no compelling case for Ontario to honour its odious renewable power deals.
Cutting the provincial portion of HST from hydro bills won’t solve the province’s energy crisis. Continue reading Wynne’s promised tax break on hydro bills does little in the long run, say critics
The politicization of research funding is pervasive and paramount in decision-making.
Don’t expect any quick fixes for Ontario’s soaring hydro rates.
Continue reading Ontario won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts
Governments have vast financial interests that skew their medical research.
A recent post from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO) downplayed the negative impact soaring hydro rates are having on households and the economy. Continue reading FAO misses the point on Ontario’s soaring hydro bills
Ontario’s wealthiest residents can help lower electricity rates for everyone else. Continue reading How Ontario’s 1 per cent can do its share to reduce fuel poverty
More electric cars in Ontario could lead to more rate hikes. Continue reading Ontario’s electric car goal could lead to increase in hydro rates, expert says
Rather than ensure the costs of Ontario’s cap and trade program are fully transparent to natural gas customers, the Ontario Energy Board has decided to lump them in with other delivery charges. Continue reading Don’t show customers the cost of cap and trade, Ontario Energy Board tells utilities