Tag Archives: Green Energy Act

Global News: How the province ‘hijacked’ plans for a sustainable green economy

Global News has obtained 4,000 pages of internal documents which reveal the government was warned about the potential impact of its renewable energy plan – and how the microFIT program for small scale energy production went out of control. Continue reading Global News: How the province ‘hijacked’ plans for a sustainable green economy

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Fair Hydro Plan advertisements: fact check

The Fair Hydro Plan ads being rolled out by the province contain a number of misleading claims. Continue reading Fair Hydro Plan advertisements: fact check

How megaprojects bankrupt public power utilities and leave regulators in the dark: report

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

Kelly McParland: Another wheel flies off Ontario’s green energy bus, and lands on 340 workers

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

Looking to lower Ontario power rates? Start with Pickering, where $550 million will be wastefully spent

The economic argument to keep Pickering open past 2020 relies on an analysis that requires some far apart stars to align. 

Continue reading Looking to lower Ontario power rates? Start with Pickering, where $550 million will be wastefully spent

Presentation to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources

The federal government should look to Ontario for examples on how not to implement renewable energy policies. Continue reading Presentation to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources