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
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 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
If Ontario doesn’t rewrite the renewable contracts, virtually everyone in the province will suffer.
Continue reading Ontario is headed for a fatal future and only ending the renewable deals can prevent it
Ontario is increasing its rebate to large hydro users, but doing so at the expense of household. Continue reading Guest Post: Ontario gives additional electricity rebate to business at expense of residential customers
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
(September 15, 2016) There is no compelling case for Ontario to honour its odious renewable power deals.
Cutting the provincial portion of HST from hydro bills won’t solve the province’s energy crisis. Continue reading Wynne’s promised tax break on hydro bills does little in the long run, say critics
Don’t expect any quick fixes for Ontario’s soaring hydro rates.
Continue reading Ontario won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts
A recent post from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO) downplayed the negative impact soaring hydro rates are having on households and the economy. Continue reading FAO misses the point on Ontario’s soaring hydro bills