Tag Archives: Hydro One

Urban Ontario hard hit by soaring hydro rates

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

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Ontario energy minister refuses to release data on rural electricity 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 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

Don’t show customers ​the cost of cap and trade​, Ontario Energy Board tells utilities

Rather than ensure the costs of Ontario’s cap and trade program are fully transparent to natural gas customers, the Ontario Energy Board has decided to lump them in with other delivery charges. Continue reading Don’t show customers ​the cost of cap and trade​, Ontario Energy Board tells utilities