Any “relief” the province is considering for ratepayers will come at a cost. Continue reading The perils of a hydro rate freeze for Ontario
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
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
Increasing urban-to-rural hydro subsidies in Ontario would cause more pain to customers already experiencing some of the fastest rate increases in North America. Continue reading Urban Ontario hard hit by soaring hydro rates
The province should refrain from offering more ratepayer-to-ratepayer subsidies to mitigate soaring hydro bills for rural customers in Ontario. Continue reading Ontario energy minister refuses to release data on rural electricity rates
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.
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