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
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
Ontario’s wealthiest residents can help lower electricity rates for everyone else. Continue reading How Ontario’s 1 per cent can do its share to reduce fuel poverty
More electric cars in Ontario could lead to more rate hikes. Continue reading Ontario’s electric car goal could lead to increase in hydro rates, expert says
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
Ontario’s hydro bills have been increasing by double digits in recent years. Here’s why. Continue reading Why are Ontario’s hydro bills soaring?