The province’s Financial Accountability Office estimates that Fair Hydro Plan rebates will save ratepayers $18.4 billion over the next decade, but those savings will ultimately cost future ratepayers $39.4 billion.
So, you want to be Ontario’s next Premier and you’re looking to lower hydro bills? Here’s where you should be looking. Continue reading Hydro One CEO salary peanuts compared to overspending and waste in electricity sector
By selling the utility, Ontario taxpayers, in essence, locked in tomorrow’s future profits today. Continue reading How selling Hydro One really helped Ontario taxpayers
The Ontario PC’s energy plan doubles down on a couple of poor policies. Continue reading The bad, very bad and very very bad of the Ontario PC energy plan
Political leaders are determined to bury the risk of pet megaprojects. Continue reading Provincial finances are worse than they look as politicians hide their megaproject boondoggles
Ontario’s Auditor General said the Fair Hydro Plan raises rates in the long-run, contravenes the province’s accounting standards and further erodes the independence of the Ontario Energy Board. Continue reading Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan
The top five takeaways from the Ontario Energy Board’s decision on Hydro One’s transmission rate application. Continue reading What have you done for me lately? Takeaways from the OEB’s Hydro One decision
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
Canadian consumers and governments are straining to keep up with the costs of large electricity generating projects being constructed by publicly owned utilities.
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