British Columbia’s energy regulator is striking back against a move by the province to further kick the can of energy costs to future customers. Continue reading The Regulator Fights Back
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
BC Hydro is following Ontario down a road where the price of electricity is political. Continue reading A whole new way to screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.
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
Canadian consumers and governments are straining to keep up with the costs of large electricity generating projects being constructed by publicly owned utilities.
Government-owned power utilities across Canada are pushing ahead with multi-billion dollar megaprojects, while undermining the regulators put in place to protect consumers from such reckless behaviour, according to a new analysis from the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading How megaprojects bankrupt public power utilities and leave regulators in the dark: report
Political meddling in the affairs of BC Hydro continues to harm the utility’s finances and the environment. Continue reading Provincial policies are kneecapping BC Hydro and the environment
Why ratepayers in B.C. can expect their electricity rates to go in one direction: up. Continue reading Debt, subterfuge will cost B.C. Hydro ratepayers