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
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.
The price consumers pay for power is now a political decision, rather than an economic one Continue reading It’s the end of energy regulation in Ontario as we know it
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
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
Ontario ratepayers will pay $100 million for a conservation program that experts admit is unnecessary. Continue reading Ontario’s conservation program another corporate welfare handout
Despite overwhelming evidence that governments do badly when they try to remove the freedom from free enterprise, Wynne and McGuinty ploughed ahead with their green energy vision. Continue reading Kelly McParland: Another wheel flies off Ontario’s green energy bus, and lands on 340 workers
Ontario is repeating its failed public power experiment. Continue reading Ontario’s public power failure redux
Political meddling has undermined the province’s electricity sector. Continue reading How Queen’s Park broke Ontario’s provincial electricity sector