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
Ontario ratepayers will pay $100 million for a conservation program that experts admit is unnecessary. Continue reading Ontario’s conservation program another corporate welfare handout
Despite overwhelming evidence that governments do badly when they try to remove the freedom from free enterprise, Wynne and McGuinty ploughed ahead with their green energy vision. Continue reading Kelly McParland: Another wheel flies off Ontario’s green energy bus, and lands on 340 workers
Ontario is repeating its failed public power experiment. Continue reading Ontario’s public power failure redux
Unlike its power companies, Ontario’s gas is sold by pencil-pushers who keep their nose to the grindstone and avoid controversy.
Political meddling has undermined the province’s electricity sector. Continue reading How Queen’s Park broke Ontario’s provincial electricity sector
The federal government should look to Ontario for examples on how not to implement renewable energy policies. Continue reading Presentation to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources
Any “relief” the province is considering for ratepayers will come at a cost. Continue reading The perils of a hydro rate freeze for Ontario
Any way you look at it, Ontarians have taken a huge hit on the cost of their electricity bills since 2006.
Continue reading Ontarians slammed by rapidly rising electricity bills
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