Tag Archives: Energy Probe

No prizes for guessing who’s really to blame for Hydro One’s soaring rates

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. Continue reading No prizes for guessing who’s really to blame for Hydro One’s soaring rates

How to Mislead Toronto Hydro’s Customers on Rate Increases

Toronto Hydro customers have been told that the rate increases they are experiencing aren’t that bad. Here’s why those comments are misleading. Continue reading How to Mislead Toronto Hydro’s Customers on Rate Increases

Ontario’s Auditor General Slams the Province’s Pending Cap and Trade Fiasco

Ontario’s Auditor General tells the public what’s really going to happen when the province introduces its cap and trade program. Hint: it’s not pretty. Continue reading Ontario’s Auditor General Slams the Province’s Pending Cap and Trade Fiasco

Ontario electricity customers have paid more than $6 billion to dump surplus, high-priced power: study

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

Yes, Ontario’s Liberals can cancel their terrible renewable power contracts—and they should do it now

(September 15, 2016) There is no compelling case for Ontario to honour its odious renewable power deals.

Continue reading Yes, Ontario’s Liberals can cancel their terrible renewable power contracts—and they should do it now