Site C Risks ‘Death Spiral’ for BC Hydro, Says Watchdog

Consumer Policy Institute warns of big rate hikes and pressure for taxpayer bailout. Continue reading Site C Risks ‘Death Spiral’ for BC Hydro, Says Watchdog

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Ontario Electricity – Update on the Global Adjustment Debacle

Bruce Sharp breaks down the inequities and poor economics of the province’s move to split Global Adjustment costs. Continue reading Ontario Electricity – Update on the Global Adjustment Debacle

Top ten takeaways from the OEB’s decision on OPG’s rate application

The OEB has issued its decision on OPG’s multi-billion dollar, five-year rate application. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading Top ten takeaways from the OEB’s decision on OPG’s rate application

The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan

The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies. Continue reading The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan

Ontario Electricity Stakeholders Alliance comes together to announce Power Framework for smart electricity decisions

Consumer Policy Institute is part of a diverse group of energy consumers, producers and distributors from across Ontario that has released eight recommendations to guide decisions about the future of Ontario’s electricity system. Continue reading Ontario Electricity Stakeholders Alliance comes together to announce Power Framework for smart electricity decisions

Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles

Political leaders are determined to bury the risk of pet megaprojects. Continue reading Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles

Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan

Ontario’s Auditor General said the Fair Hydro Plan raises rates in the long-run, contravenes the province’s accounting standards and further erodes the independence of the Ontario Energy Board. Continue reading Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan