Tag Archives: OPG

Hydro One CEO salary peanuts compared to overspending and waste in electricity sector

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

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Top ten takeaways from the OEB’s decision on OPG’s rate application

The OEB has issued its decision on OPG’s multi-billion dollar, five-year rate application. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading Top ten takeaways from the OEB’s decision on OPG’s rate application

Auditor General rips into the Fair Hydro Plan

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

Key project at Darlington nuclear facility hundreds of millions over budget, delayed

A Global News investigation has uncovered a single component of the Darlington nuclear project could cost half a billion dollars, four-times initial estimates. Auditors say project “plagued” by problems. Continue reading Key project at Darlington nuclear facility hundreds of millions over budget, delayed

Canada’s $43B tab for hydro, nuke projects puts strain on utilities, consumers

Canadian consumers and governments are straining to keep up with the costs of large electricity generating projects being constructed by publicly owned utilities.

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How megaprojects bankrupt public power utilities and leave regulators in the dark: report

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