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Ontario Electricity studies, reports and more news articles

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Ontario Electricity Reports

Ontario Power Outlook, 18 Month, Ontario electricity forcase summary from the Independent Electricity Market Operator

Ontario Electricity Forcasts from the Independent Electricity Market Operator

Various Publications, including Electricity supply reports, from the Ontario Power Authority

Ontario Power Generation Reports

The Price Isn't Right: The Need for Reform in Consumer Electricity Pricing, C.D. Howe Institute, Jan. 13, 2010

Smart Privacy for the Smart Grid: Embedding Privacy into the Design of Electricity Conservation, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Ontario, November 17, 2009

Emerging Technologies in Electricity Generation, an Energy Market Assessment, National Energy Board, March 2006

Final Report on the Implementation of the U.S.-Canada Power System Outage Task Force Recommendations, Blackout study, Natural Resources Canada, February 2006

Impacts of Government Energy Policy in Ontario, Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario, December 8, 2005

10-year Ontario electricity supply forcast, the Independent Electricity Market Operator, July 8, 2005

Cost Benefit Analysis: Replacing Ontario's Coal-Fired Electricity Generation, Ontario Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, April 2005

Electricity in Canada - Who Needs It? Who's got it, TD Bank, March 7, 2005

A Clean Energy Transfer Between Manitoba and Ontario, Preliminary Assessment, (A project that has been talked about since 1990,) September 2004

The Ontario Government's proposals on electricity restructuring, Public Service International Research Unit, University of Greewich, August 2004

A Compendium of Electric Reliability Frameworks Across Canada, National Energy Board, June 2004

The Impact of Electricity Deregulation on Alberta small and medium-sized business, Canadian Federation of Independent Business,Alberta Branch, July 2001

Disastrous electric power privatization, by Myron J.Gordon, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, April 4, 2002

Lessons from Alberta on the De-regulation of the Electricity Industry, by Rick Wallace, for The Parkland Institute,The University of Alberta, April, 2001.

2016 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Councillor George Darouze takes his hydro petition to Toronto , Ottawa Citizen, October 20, 2016

Manufacturers organize to combat destructive Ontario policies , Toronto Sun, October 15, 2016

Couple feels 'trapped' by rising electricity bill , Kingston Whig-Standard, October 14, 2016

NDP Motion to Halt Further Sell Off of Hydro One Dies , Net News Ledger, October 6, 2016

Hydro at the forefront of Queen's Park question period: Robert Fisher , CBC, October 1, 2016

Liberal wind hypocrisy (rural versus urban Ontarians) , Toronto Sun, October 1, 2016

Ontario Liberals’ huge green energy about-face shows renewables aren’t so doable after all , Financial Post, September 27, 2016

Angry rural Ontario hydro customers stage protest over rising costs , Global News, September 24, 2016

Wynne heckled over hydro rates during IPM ceremony , Wellington Advertiser, September 23, 2016

Ontario tilting at climate windmills , Toronto Sun, September 22, 2016

Mayor Tory powering up for fight to privatize Toronto Hydro , Toronto Star, September 21, 2016

Tips to tame fierce workplace electricity bills (for small business) , Globe and Mail, September 21, 2016

Tempers flare over proposed south Niagara hydro increase , Fort Erie Post, September 21, 2016

Dutton-Dunwich to play hardball on hydro , St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 21, 2016

Wynne jeered over Ontario hydro costs at International Plowing Match despite promise to trim bills , National Post, September 20, 2016

Ontario won’t be able to reduce soaring hydro costs anytime soon, say experts , Global News, September 8, 2016

80-metre wind turbine collapses in Cape Breton in first for Canada , Canadian Press, August 24, 2016

NMA members hear preview of recommendations , Northumberland Today, August 16, 2016

Hydro One to Acquire Orillia Power Distribution from City of Orillia , Yahoo Finance, August 15, 2016

Rising energy costs posing a challenge , Northumberland Today, August 14, 2016

Ontario's Electricity Prices At Decades Low, But Bills Highest Ever: Researcher , Huffington Post, August 10, 2016

Oshawa council’s meeting about utility merger was illegal, ombudsman rules , Toronto Star, July 25, 2016

Electric car charging should be allowed if owner pays: Condo Law , Tornoto Star, July 23, 2016

Wynne zaps taxpayers with electric car costs , Toronto Sun, July 16, 2016

City urged to probe potential LED street lights risk , Toronto Sun, July 10, 2016

Hydro horror stories: tales from rural Ontario , Global TV News, July 10, 2016

20 cures for Ontario’s green energy disaster , Toronto Sun, June 14, 2016

Don’t copy Ontario in carbon pricing , Postmedia Network, June 13, 2016

Wynne’s agitprop worse than McGuinty , Toronto Sun, June 7, 2016

Wynne defends pro cap-and-trade ad , Toronto Sun, June 6, 2016

Our renewable nightmare , Toronto Sun, June 4, 2016

Wynne's voodoo climate plan , Toronto Sun, May 31, 2016

Solving Ontario’s green nightmare , Toronto Sun, May 31, 2016

Wynne lowballs cap-and-trade cost , Toronto Sun, May 26, 2016

Sparks fly as Timmins media grills Premier Wynne about high electricity and gasoline prices in the north , Sudbury - Northern Life, May 15, 2016

Liberals planning agency to dictate how Ontarians use energy , Toronto Sun, April 28, 2016

Ontario Liberals operate in the dark , Toronto Sun, April 5, 2016

Ontario Liberals host major fundraiser, raise about $2.5 million , Canadian Press, March 31, 2016

Ontario Electricity Support Program numbers improve, but falls short of eligible recipients , Manitoulin Expositor, March 23, 2016

Ottawa firm complains to Competition Bureau about 'unethical' behaviour by Hydro Ottawa , Ottawa Sun, March 20 , 2016

Premier Wynne is introducing carbon pricing in the worst possible way , Toronto Sun, March 19, 2016

New markets for Manitoba Hydro , Winnipeg Free Press, March 18, 2016

Energy Poverty Around the World , Canada Free Press, March 16, 2016

Fiona Crean begins role as Hydro One ombudsman , Toronto Sun, March 14, 2016

Ontario Tories embracing the green side as progressive conservationists , Toronto Star, March 14, 2016

Mayor Bonnie Crombie Appointed to MergeCo Transitional Committee and Board , City of Mississauga, March 11, 2016

Turbines Are Coming , West Elgin Cronicle, March 11, 2016

Solar farm approved in Nanticoke , Simcoe Reformer, March 10, 2016

Ontario Municipalities Band Together Against Feed-In Tariffs For Wind , North American Windpower, March 8, 2016

Trudeau’s carbon caper , Toronto Sun, March 5, 2016

PC leader Brown seeing red over high hydro rates , Ottawa Business Journal, March 4, 2016

Ontario poised to approve more wind farms in March , London Free Press, March 3, 2016

Provincial News: Budget 2016 Includes No Credible Plan for Affordable Energy , Northumberland View, March 2, 2016

Hydro One to expand presence in N.W. Ontario, buy Great Lakes Transmission , The Canadian Press, February 29, 2016

Cap-and-trade’s real cost , Toronto Sun, February 27, 2016

Cap-and-trade: The next Liberal rip-off , Toronto Sun, February 25, 2016

Getting Zapped: Ontario power prices increased at fastest rate in North America , Consumer Policy Institute, February 22, 2016

Environment minister pushes for carbon pricing despite worries it could ‘kneecap’ energy sector , National Post, February 19, 2016

Like it or not, Toronto is a nuclear city , Globe and Mail, February 19, 2016

Outrage over electricity bills , Chatham Daily News, February 18, 2016

Ottawa co-op awarded for solar panel projects Kanata Kourier-Standard, February 12, 2016

South-end councillors want transmission lines; renewable energy not enough ,Ottawa Sun, February 8, 2016

The end of the light bulb as we know it , IOL, February 6, 2016

Recent hydro bills 'shocking' for some , Chatham Daily News, February 5, 2016

Cobourg’s Help Centre warns of scam targeting Ontario Electricity Support Program applicants , Northumberland News, February 3, 2016

Hydro One Announces Executive Change , Hydro One, February 3, 2016

Too many hoops in hydro savings programs , Northern Life, February 2, 2016

County faces hydro challenges , Pembroke Daily Observer, February 2, 2016

Hydro One to buy Great Lakes Power Electricity Transmission business , Energy Business Review, February 1, 2016

Hydro One to purchase Brookfield Infrastructure’s Great Lakes Power Transmission business , Power Technology News, February 1, 2016

Why readers hate opening their hydro bills , Toronto Star, January 29, 2016

NDP leader Andrea Horwath highlights impact of rising hydro fees on Whitby families , Whitby This Week, January 29, 2016

Hydro One sell-off a hot-button issue in Whitby-Oshawa byelection debate , Whitby This Week, January 27, 2016

Too Many Turbines , Sincoe Reformer, January 26, 2016

Does Hydro Ottawa work for you? It's hard to say , Ottawa Citizen, January 20, 2016

Hydro bills up -- again , Brantford Expositor, January 19, 2016

Toronto Hydro launches new electrical safety campaign , Toronto Hydro release, January 18, 2016

Hydro hurts: A Billings resident’s story , Manitoulin Expositor, January 15, 2016

Hydro One can't get Wi-Fi signal from 36,000 smart meters; will read manually , Canadian Press, January 13, 2016

Keep cost of Ontario’s nuclear refurb firmly in check: Editorial , Toronto Star, January 13, 2016

Ontario Power Generation to spend $12.8 billion refurbishing four Darlington nuclear reactors , Toronto Star, January 11, 2016

Ontario Power Generation to refurbish Darlington reactors , the Canadian Press, January 11, 2016

Crosstown gas-fired power plant has Mount Dennis residents fired up , Toronto Star, January 9, 2016

Province hikes hydro rates once again , Manitoulin Expositor, January 8, 2016

Toronto Hydro privatization plan in the works , Toronto Star, January 8, 2016

Wynne byelection ad is a fantasy , Toronto Sun, January 7, 2016

Former premier Dalton McGuinty staffer crowdfunding to pay for defence against criminal charges , National Post, January 5, 2016

No deal for Hydro One and Hydro Ottawa , Orleans Star, January 5, 2016

Queen’s Park moves to silence dissent on electricity , Toronto Star, January 4 , 2016

Ontario urged to abandon $13-billion nuclear reactors rebuild , Canadian Press, January 4, 2016

Hydro rates up, natural gas down , West Carleton Review, January 5, 2016

New year brings local hydro merger , Waterloo Region Record, January 4, 2016

2015 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Ontario hydro bills set to rise Jan. 1 , Canadian Press, December 31, 2015

Toronto Hydro customers zapped again , Toronto Sun, December 29, 2015

Ontario Electricity Support Program offers credit program , Northumberland News (Cobourg), December 29, 2015

The Table is only local intake agency for Ontario Energy Support Program , Inside Ottawa Valley, December December 29, 2015

The hazards of pay as you play (Electric sub-metering) , Lawyers Weekly, December 25, 2015

Low intake on energy rebates cause concern , Manitoulin Expositor, December 23, 2015

Deal to bring Hydro One customers under Hydro Ottawa falls through , CBC News, December December 23, 2015

Bolton pub's Hydro One issues would drive one to drink , Toronto Sun, December 19 , 2015

Two former top aides to Dalton McGuinty face criminal charges for alleged roles in breach of trust , National Post, December 17, 2015

Green energy price unnecessarily high , The Chronical Journal, December 13, 2015

Ontario IESO Contracts for Large Scale Flow Battery Storage with SunEdison , PR Newswire, December 10, 2015

Hydro rebate process confusing, unfair Ontario residents say , CBC News Sudbury, December 10, 2015

Opposition parties blast Ontario Liberals 'inaccessible' low-income hydro rebate , CBC News, December 9, 2015

Slow uptake for Ontario program that lowers electricity bills up to $50 a month , Canadian Press, December 9, 2015

465,000 people may miss start of Ontario's low-income energy rebate , CBC News, December 9, 2015

Ontario’s energy policies a costly blunder , Toronto Sun, December 8, 2015

Forget the pool, how do we afford electricity? , Niagara This Week, December 8, 2015

Alberta, feds to copy Ontario energy plan , Toronto Sun, December 5, 2015

Editorial: Powerful lessons , Calgary Herald, December 5, 2015

Ontario's Auditor General report slams use of Thunder Bay, Atikokan generating stations , CBC News, December 3, 2015

Ontario’s energy mismanagement should feed fears about its cap-and-trade plans , National Post, December 3, 2015

Ontario passes bill banning coal-fired electricity generation , Biomass Magazine, December 3, 2015

The Ontario power system’s ‘broken’: Auditor General , Financial Post, December 3, 2015

Excerpts from the Ontario Auditor General’s report on electricity , Financial Post, December 3, 2015

Ontario Hydro customers paid billions extra because Liberals ignored their own energy plans: AG , Canadian Press, December 2, 2015

Ontarians paid $37-billion above market for electricity over eight years, Auditor-General's report says , Globe and Mail, December 2, 2015

Ontario Liberals’ power regime a fiasco , Financial Post, December 2, 2015

Ontario's electricity customers have paid billions for the Liberal government's decisions , Newstalk 610 CKTB, December 2, 2015

Editorial: Liberals deserve defeat on hydro prices , Toronto Sun, November 28, 2015

Province a step closer to cashing in on Hydro One Brampton sale , Brampton Guardian, November 27, 2015

Press Release: Ontario Permanently Bans Coal-Fired Electricity Generation , Ontario Government, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Nov. 23, 2015

Hydro bills continue to go up and up and up , Toronto Sun, November 19, 2015

Progressive Conservatives Questions Liberals on Hydro One Salaries , Net News Ledger, November 16, 2015

Not too late to tell government to stop Hydro One sale, Brockville audience told , St. Lawrence News, November 14, 2015

Wynne’s personal approval rating hits new low amid teacher troubles and Hydro One sale , National Post, November 6, 2015

Hydro One Privatized, but not so good for ratepayers, by Tom Adams , Financial Post, November 5, 2015

Hydro One Ltd makes its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange in biggest IPO in 15 years , Canadian Press, November 5, 2015

Province of Ontario Reports Hydro One Share Ownership Pursuant to OSC Rule 62-504 , Ontario Ministry of Energy, November 5, 2015

Trudeau to make Ontario energy fiasco national , Postmedia, November 3 , 2015

New Program Helps Low-Income Ontarians with Electricity Bills , Ontario Energy Board, November 2, 2015

Canada's Hydro One drew buying interest from pension funds: Ontario minister , Reuters, November 2, 2015

Shame on Hydro One for pending city clear cut , Guelph Mercury, November 2, 2015

Electricity costs in Ontario could hurt Liberal base , Shoreline Beacon, November 2, 2015

Why privatizing Hydro One is proving politically costly , Toronto Star, November 1, 2015

It’s not too late to nix disastrous Hydro One sell-off , Toronto Star, November 1, 2015

Ontarians hit with electricity rate hike , Toronto Sun, October 31, 2015

Kathleen Wynne’s bone-headed plan to sell Hydro One could backfire: Walkom , Toronto Star, October 31, 2015

Hydro One closes $46M purchase of Woodstock Hydro Holdings , Canadian Press, October 31, 2015

Utilities merger makes step forward , St. Catharines Standard, October 31, 2015

Will fat commission tradition be back for next Hydro One share sale? , Business News Network, October 30, 2015

Ontario Liberals are peddling Hydro One for the equivalent of a payday loan , National Post, October 30 , 2015

Wynne plows ahead with discredited sell-off of Hydro One , Wawa News, October 30, 2015

‘Worst deal in the province’s history’: Opposition slam Ontario’s ‘ludicrous’ Hydro One sell-off , National Post, October 29 , 2015

Burlington Hydro cutting costs with new efficient $722K micro turbines , Burlington Post, October 24 , 2015

PC Leader Brown Says Premier Wynne Giving Up on Ring of Fire , Net News Ledger, October 22, 2015

Preem sticking with Hydro One sale despite Trudeau win , Toronto Sun, October 21, 2015

Fedeli calculates year-over-year jump at 33 per cent , North Bay Nipissing News, October 21, 2015

Hydro One sale a mistake , Barrie Examiner, October 20, 2015

Hydro rate increase coming Nov. 1 , Ottawa Community News, October 20, 2015

Wynne should stop sale of Hydro One (by Fred Hahn) , Toronto Sun, October 18, 2015

Perth council says no to Hydro One sale , Perth Courier, October 16, 2015

Put Hydro One sale to a vote (letter) , Toronto Star, October 13, 2015

Ontario seeks to raise up to $1.7-billion in Hydro One IPO , Globe and Mail, October 9, 2015

Consumers will pay for Wynne's sale of Hydro assets (letter) , Windsor Star, October 8, 2015

St. Catharines to consider hydro merger , Niagara This Week, October 2, 2015

BluEarth commissions 60-MW wind park in Ontario , See News, September 30, 2015

Barrie councillors give initial OK to hydro merger , Barrie Examiner, September 29, 2015

Province playing short game with hydro sale: Bradley , Sarnie Observer, September 29, 2015

Hydro One: 6 reasons why the sale is going to happen , CBC, September 28, 2015

Ontarians cheer beer reform, would pull plug on Hydro sale: Poll , Ottawa Sun, September 25, 2015

Municipalities urged to resist Hydro One sale , Thunder Bay News Watch, September 25, 2015

Ontario moves ahead with partial sell-off of Hydro One , Ottawa West Community News, September 23, 2015

Ontario Progressive Conservatives Concerned over Hydro One Salaries , Net New Ledger, September 21, 2015

More wind and solar farms on the way in Southwestern Ontario , London Free Prss, September 18, 2015

Ontario Liberals file preliminary prospectus for Hydro One sale , Canadian Press, September 18, 2015

Ontario Hydro One executives receive robust raises ahead of IPO , Globe and Mail, September 18, 2015, 2015

Hydro One CEO could get $4 Million , Toronto Sun, September 18, 2015

Liberals defend Hydro One sale they opposed when PCs tried it , Canadian Press, September 16, 2015

Naomi Klein’s #TommunistManifesto , Toronto Sun, September 16, 2015

Wynne withholding details on Hydro One sale to spare Trudeau’s Liberals, MPPs charge ,Toronto Star, September 14 , 2015

Ontario opposition parties warn Hydro One sale will drive rates higher , The Canadian Press, September 14, 2015

Construction begins on $300-million hydro project , Northern Ontario Business, August 28, 2015

Manufacturers bringing on energy managers as electricity prices soar , Canadian Manufacturing, August 28, 2015

Franklin Energy lands Canadian contract , Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, August 25, 2015

Sarnia-Lambton Chambers Call For Transparency On Hydro One Sale , Blackburn News, August 25, 2015

A user's guide to the the islands, the falls, Zibi and the Windmill development , Ottawa Citizen, August 24, 2015

Toronto Star's View: Government should have consulted First Nations before announcing Hydro sell-off , Our Windsor, August 23, 2015

Mayo Schmidt, former Viterra CEO, appointed to lead Hydro One , Canadian Press, August 20, 2015

Twilight over COP 21 , Financial Post, August 20, 2015

Why Ontario should look west, not east, for hydro power , Globe and Mail, August 19, 2015

A $2.6-billion stimulus for Ontario ,Financial Post, August 11 , 2015

Hydro One Reports Earnings for Q2 2015 , Hydro One Press Release, August 11, 2015

Hydro projects not the best investment for Ottawans , Ottaw Citizen, August 4, 2015

Possible sale will become hot-button topic in federal election this fall, says Ontario NDP leader , Sarnia Observer, August 3, 2015

Hydro One sell-off just too risky a move , Guelph Mercury, August 1, 2015

Editorial: Wynne’s hydro policy is insane , Toronto Sun, July 30, 2015

Hydro Ottawa acquires 30.9MW hydroelectric plants from Fortis , Energy Business Review, July 30, 2015

Lyash named new president, CEO of Ontario Power Generation , Hydro World, July 29, 2015

Rising Electricity Rates Concern MPP Pettapiece , Blackburn News, July 28, 2015

Deep-6 the High-5 Ontario electricity program , Finacial Post, July 24, 2015

VIEWPOINT: Nanticoke and the future of electricity , Norfolk News, July 23, 2015

Sale of Hydro One will cause rates to soar, CUPE says , Guelph Mercury, July 23, 2015

New OPG boss has plenty of green (as in money) in future , Toronto Sun, July 22, 2015

CNA Applauds Canadian Energy Strategy , Nuclear Street News, Jul 22, 2015

Proposed electricity deal a shocking curiosity , Toronto Sun, July 21, 2015

Gull Island, dead duck , Financial Post, July 21, 2015

Ontario looks to Newfoundland for hydro deal , Globe and Mail, July 20, 2015

‘These are first steps towards creating a national grid': Ontario in talks to buy power from Newfoundland , National Post, July 20, 2015

Ontario's manufacturing slump draws fire , Toronto Sun, July 18, 2015

An ill-wind in Ontario , Toronto Sun, July 18, 2015

Town of Bracebridge taking province to task on Hydro concerns , Bracebridge Examiner, July 16, 2015

Is Natural Gas the Answer for Electric Utilities? , Canada Free Press, July 16, 2015

Cochrane Power Begins Issuing Termination Notices to Employees , Market Watch Press Release, July 16, 2015

Northumberland County backs Hydro One resolution , Northumberland Today, July 16, 2015

The risk of government sticking its fingers in the electric socket , Calgary Herald, July 16, 2015

Environmental adviser urges Ontario premier to strengthen climate plan , Globe and Mail, July 14, 2015

Hydro One completes Haldimand Utilities purchase , Hamilton Spectator, July 11, 2015

Going green: Does Ontario’s energy shift have the power to sustain itself? , Globe and Mail, July 10, 2015

Deer Lake First Nation Suffers from Ontario Hydro Lack of Capacity , Net News Ledger Thunder Bay, July 9, 2015

BS detector overloads on statements by Ontario government ,Toronto Sun, July 8 , 2015

Ontario Promotes Climate Change Education , Government of Ontario Press Release, July 3, 2015

Ahead of federal vote, Ontario Federation of Agriculture keen to talk issues , Brantford Expositor, July 2, 2015

Corunna Solar Project would be located along Highway 40 , Sarnia Observer, June 29, 2015

Brant joins chorus against Hydro One , Brantford Expositor, June 24, 2015

Gates slams Hydro One sell-off in council presentation , Niagara Falls Buttet, June 24, 2015

Ottawa Mayor 'optimistic' about hydro talks , Ottawa Citizen, June 24, 2015

Deadline approaches for Woodstock Hydro sale responses, as the OEB will make its final decision after June 24 , Woodstock Sentinel-Review, June 23, 2015

'Electricity rates don't stay static' , Barrie Examiner, June 22, 2015

EDITORIAL: Why so mum on Hydro One, premier? , Toronto Sun, June 20, 2015

Citizens speak out on hydro sale , Peterborough Examiner, June 19, 2015

Hydro One sale: Ontario selects Scotiabank, RBC as underwriters , Canadian Press, June 17, 2015

New poll says 88 percent of Peterborough opposes plan to privatize Hydro One , Northumberland View, June 17, 2015

Hydro One not premier’s to sell, NDP leader says , St. Catharines Standard, June 16, 2015

Water levels due to Enerdu operations result in net power loss to Ontario , Millstone, June 16, 2015

RET Capital agrees financing for 14.1-MW Ontario solar buy , SeeNews, June 12, 2015

Horwath warns of high rates, low accountability if Hydro One sold , Kitchener-Waterloo Record, June 9, 2015

Federal Outcry over Selling Off of Hydro One , Wawa News, June 8, 2015

LCBO has record $5.2B in sales , Hamilton Spectator, June 6, 2015

Premier Kathleen Wynne sets out the battle plan for Ontario Liberals , Toronto Sun, June 6, 2015

Crisis averted as Ont. smart meter explodes next to gas line , Postmedia, June 3, 2015

Budget passing sets stage for Hydro One sale , Toronto Sun, June 3, 2015

Chiarelli says move on from billing screw-up , Ottawa Sun, May 29, 2015

Invenergy Planning Ontario Wind Farm , North American Windpower, May 29, 2015

Rex Murphy: The deepest level of customer service hell, courtesy Hydro One , National Post, May 29, 2015

Horwath seeks referendum on sale of Hydro One , Toronto Sun, May 28, 2015

Convergent To Install GE Energy Storage System For Ontario Grid , Solar Industry, May 28, 2015

Wynne’s in the dark on Hydro One, Toronto Sun, May 26, 2015

NDP leader Andrea Horwath slams Liberal plan to sell portion of Hydro One in London , CTV News London, May 23, 2015

Bradley Not On Board With Hydro One Plan , Sarnia News, May 23, 2015

Horwath slams McMeekin for Hydro One sell off , Hamilton Spectator, May 21, 2015

Ontario Sets Two-Tiered Underwriting Fee Structure for Hydro One IPO , Wall Street Journal, May 20, 2015

Canadian Solar secures US$44 million loan for Ontario PV plant , (Photovoltaic) PV Magazine, May 19, 2015

Potential Hydro One owners a concern , Toronto Sun, May 19, 2015

Why Kathleen Wynne’s Hydro One sell-off is a sellout , Toronto Star, May 18, 2015

Hydro One customers living in fear , Cornwall Seaway News, May 18, 2015

Controversial Ontario nuclear waste plan approved , WBFO Buffalo, May 18, 2015

CUPE argues sale will lead to higher rates, less than 40 per cent ownership , Bayshore Broadcasting, May 16, 2015

Hydro protesters descend on Queen's Park , Toronto Sun, May 13, 2015

Energy minister says hydro problems are being addressed , St. Lawrence News, May 13, 2015

Ontario Hydro Rates Most Expensive and Disastrous for Ontarians , Toronto Free Press, May 13, 2015

Provincial watchdogs being marginalized , Toronto Sun, May 12, 2015

Councillors call on province to stop privatization plan , Brantford Expositor, May 12, 2015

Letter: Sell-off not in taxpayers’ interest , Hamilton Spectator, May 8, 2015

Horwath blasts Hydro One sale at Brampton town hall , Brampton Guardian, May 8, 2015

(Ottawa Mayor) Watson wants Hydro One rate cut , Ottawa Community News, May 8, 2015

(Energy Minister) Chiarelli charade has gone on long enough , Almaguin News, May 7, 2015

Hydro One share deal casts doubts on Wynne’s Ontario labour-costs promise , Globe and Mail, May 6, 2015

NDP accuse Ontario Liberals of contempt , Inside Halton, May 5, 2015

Renewable energy all but guarantees higher electricity bills , Kitchener Waterloo Record, May 4, 2015

Horwath urges Ontarians to turn lights out on hydro sale , Kingston Whig-Standard, May 3, 2015

Implications of Hydro One sale , The (Thunder Bay) Chronical Journal, May 2, 2015

Paying a price for selling off Hydro One , Toronto Star, May 2, 2015

TCHC board orders review of unequal hydro bills , Toronto Star, May 1, 2015

Ontario to give power workers shares in privatized Hydro One , Globe and Mail, May 1, 2015

Buying Peace with YOUR Money! , Talk Radio AM640, May 1, 2015

‘Big money deal’ between Hydro One and union includes pension concessions, stock , Financial Post, May 1, 2015

Majority of people in Ontario against Hydro One sale , Newstalk 1010AM, April 30, 2015

Hydro too important, (Letter) , Huntsville Forester, April 30, 2015

Goldman, Barclays, RBC Said Asked to Pitch Hydro One IPO , Bloomberg News, April 30, 2015

City wants Ottawa's Hydro One customers transferred to Hydro Ottawa , CBC, April 29, 2015

Ontario spent $6.8-million on consultants for Hydro One, beer changes , Globe and Mail, April 28, 2015

Hydro One sale plan not good for taxpayers , Hamilton Spectator, April 28, 2015

Ontario's hydro situation getting worse: Expert , Toronto Sun, April 25, 2015

Premier Wynne and her climate change minister are relying on rhetoric, rather than evidence, to defend cap-and-trade , Toronto Sun, April 25, 2015

20-year (windmill) power purchase agreement signed with IESO , Chatham Daily News, April 21, 2015

Hydro zapping customers with May 1 increase , Toronto Sun, April 20, 2015

Liberals responsible for own track record , Hamilton Spectator, April 20, 2015

Premier Wynne Must Engage with First Nations on Hydro One Sale: Chief Isadore Day , net News Ledger, Anishinabek, April, 19, 2015

Ontario beer sideshow distracts from Hydro One sell-off: Walkom , Toronto Star, April 17, 2015

Manufacturing carbon hobgoblins , Financial Post, April 14, 2015

Ontario’s greenhouse gas plan: Is this Green Energy Act, Round II? , Globe and Mail, April 13, 2015

Wynne unveils Ontario's plan to sign cap-and-trade deal , Toronto Sun, April 13, 2015

Blind River taxpayers chew out council about $50M green energy loan , CBC, April 10, 2015

Wynne signs on to cap-and-trade fiasco , Toronto Sun, April 9, 2015

Ontario’s Power Trip: Dear Minister, here’s how you can stop power price hikes , Financial Post, April 1, 2015

Average Ontario hydro bill to go up about $120 a year , Toronto Star, March 26, 2015

Where’s the logic in Ontario’s power play? , Globe and Mail, March 16, 2015

Liberals eye $10 billion Hydro One windfall , Toronto Star, March 11, 2015

Smart-meter mess: 'Hydro-Quebec will ruin me,' says client , Toronto Sun, March 2, 2015

The real lessons of Ontario’s gas plants fiasco: Editorial , Toronto Star, February 20, 2015

A brief history of the not-so-brief Ontario gas plants scandal , National Post, February 17, 2015

Smart meter malfunction has man billed for neighbour's electricity , QMI Agency, February 13, 2015

Ontario police scouring for more gas plant documents , Torstar News Service, February 7, 2015

Toronto Hydro reminds pedestrians and pet owners to be cautious around electrical equipment this winter , Press Release, February 2, 2015

Europe’s carbon-trading market was supposed to be a solution to global warming , Foreign Policy, January 30, 2015

Smart meter removal just latest of Liberals' hydro disasters , Toronto Sun, January 22, 2015

Smart meters, another botched program on Ontario’s long list of power boondoggles , National Post, January 14, 2015

2014 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Smart meters, stupid Liberals , Toronto Sun, December 20, 2014

Liberals should bring back gas plant committee: NDP, PCs , Toronto Sun, Decmeber 19, 2014

Ontario Liberals paid $10,000 to have gas plant data erased: OPP , CBC, December 18, 2014

OPP raided government offices in Ontario gas plants investigation , Globe and Mail, December 11, 2014

Ontarians paying billions extra for electricity, auditor general finds , The Canadian Press, December 9, 2014

Few benefits from $2 billion smart meter program, auditor says , Toronto Star, December 9, 2014

Electricity, meat prices help push inflation rate to 2.4% , The Canadian Press, November 21, 2014

Greg Sorbara dismisses 'myth' of gas plant scandal , CBC News, November 5, 2014, a bit more of now former Liberal Finance MinisterGreg Sorbara

Wynne’s Liberals zap us on green energy , Toronto Sun, November 1, 2014

Hydro One still looking at acquisitions , Toronto Star, October 22, 2014

Importing power not the answer for Ontario, study says , Toronto Star, October 14, 2014

Ontario's energy minister Bob Chiarelli has talked to Quebec and Manitoba about increased hydro power imports , Toronto Star, August 26, 2014

Gas plant scandal: We kept few records, McGuinty tells OPP , CBC News, June 13, 2014

$1.1-billion gas plants scandal was the result of politically corrupt choices by the Liberals , Toronto Sun, June 7, 2014

Ontario election: Liberals under fire for energy policies , Toronto Star, May 12, 2014

Alleged plan to cover up Ontario gas plant scandal was ‘criminally stupid,’ top bureaucrat tells committee , National Post, April 16, 2014

Timeline: Ontario's gas plant cancellation scandal , CTV News, March 27, 2014

Ontario’s gas plant scandal will dog Kathleen Wynne: Editorial , Toronto Star, March 27, 2014

Power price pressure will ease, says Chiarelli , Toronto Star, February 27, 2014

Hydro One is sending its 1.1 million customers a letter apologizing for sloppy billing and poor customer service , Toronto Star, February 26, 2014

2013 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Cancelled Oakville gas plant will increase hydro bills $2 a year: OPA , The Canadian Press, December 5, 2013

Control your own hydro bill, says energy minister , Toronto Star, November 27, 2013

Smart meters not so clever about privacy, researchers find , Network World, November 5, 2012

Ontario's cancelled gas plants cost could exceed earlier $1.1-billion estimate , Globe and Mail, October 22, 2013

Cancellation of Ontario gas plants to blame for upcoming hike in off-peak electricity rates, opposition says , The Canadian Press, October 19, 2013

Hydro bills to rise as off-peak power rates jump sharply , Toronto Star, October 17, 2013

If not new nuclear plants, what’s Ontario plan? , Toronto Star, October 10, 2013

Ontario Liberals’ gas-plant cancellations cost $1-billion: auditor , Globe and Mail, October 8, 2013

Ontario power fee sets new record , Toronto Star, September 3, 2013

Toronto Hydro using workers in India , Toronto Star, June 6, 2013

Wind turbines have reduced property values, court says , Toronto Star, April 23, 2013

Hydro One buys Norfolk Hydro for $93 million , Toronto Star, April 3, 2013

Smart-meter charge coming to Ontario hydro bills , Toronto Star, March 28, 2013

New Niagara hydro tunnel finally opens , Toronto Star, March 21, 2013

TransCanada reports it got $250 million for Oakville plant cancellation , Toronto Star, February, 12, 2013

2012 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Deutsche Bank offices raided in carbon tax fraud probe , BBC, 12 December, 2012

2011 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Hydro debt retirement charge reporting proposed in Ontario , Toronto Star, December 28, 2011

2010 Electricity Newspaper Articles

$12G Hydro One mistake 'wiped me out' , Toronto Sun, December 14, 2010

McGuinty won't apologize for hydro hike, Toronto Sun, September 24, 2010

Another sneaky hydro hike, Toronto Sun, September 23, 2010

Zap! Your hydro bill's going up, Toronto Sun, September 23, 2010

Energy ad campaign all charged up, Toronto Sun, September 23, 2010

Energy board boss pulls in $492Gs, Toronto Sun, September 23, 2010

Smart meters, dumb sourcing, Letters to the Editor, Toronto Star, September 19, 2010

McGuinty won't rule out higher daytime hydro rates, Toronto Star September 15, 2010

Hydro's smart meters give dumb results, Globe and Mail September 14, 2010

McGuinty hints at hydro rate break, Toronto Star September 14, 2010

Peak power rates may drop, Toronto Sun September 14, 2010

Electric rates will soar for five years, Toronto Star September 1, 2010

A milestone in greener lighting, Toronto Star August 29, 2010

Toronto household power use soars 18 per cent, Toronto Star August 27, 2010

Province short-circuited process, critic says, Toronto Sun July 29, 2010

Hydro utilities warn of price shock, Toronto Star, July 28, 2010

Ontario asset sale could raise up to $12 billion, Toronto Star, June 19, 2010

Smart grid data must be protected: Privacy czar, Toronto Star, May 12, 2010

Let's bring back meter readings on time-of-use hydro bills, by Ellen Roseman, Toronto Star, May 12, 2010

Ontario nuclear decision needed, says industry group, Toronto Star, April 27, 2010

Price of electricity jumps 12 per cent, Toronto Star, April 15, 2010

Timed-use hydro rate lifts price 7 per cent, Toronto Star, April 1, 2010

T.O. Hydro loses apartment / condo electricity dispute, Toronto Sun, Feb 23, 2010

Electricity prices head upwards, Toronto Star, April 14, 2010

Hydro bill to get even bigger, Toronto Star, April 2, 2010

Ontario Power Generation seeks 9.6 per cent rate hike, Toronto Star, March 29, 2010

Slow economy leaves Ontario ample power, Toronto Star, Feb 24, 2010

2009 Electricity Newspaper Articles

2008 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Ontario government opposes two possible new nuclear reactors from Bruce Power, Canadian Press, October 31/08

Bluffs 'only option' for wind farm, Toronto Star, October 29/08

Ontario' regulatory process for electricity has broken down, National Post, October 21/08

Ontario pioneers fluorescent recycling, Toronto Star, June 19/08

Ontario aiming to lead 'nuclear renaissance', Toronto Star, June 18/08

2007 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Hydro Quebec shelves smart meters, CBC, Dec 10/07

City making green electricity, Northern Life, Nov 7/07

Power authority chief stirs conflict-of-interest fears, Toronto Star, Aug 15/07

Long, slow road to meeting nuclear power needs, Toronto Star, Aug 11/07

Landfill sites hide electricity potential Toronto Star, June 27/07

OEB issues code amendments for the Smart Metering Initiative transition period OEB, June 27/07

Direct Energy chided for 'sloppiness', Toronto Star, June 9/07

Nuclear selloff in works, Toronto Star, July 6/07

Power to the people: Energy salaries top list, Toronto Star, March 31, 07

2006 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Accept nukes, McGuinty says Toronto Star, June 13/06

Check out who Dalton stacked the board of the Ontario Power Authority with NOW Jan 5/06

2005 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Gas and hydro rates set to soar Globe and Mail Sept 16/05

Nuclear plants needed: Ontario Energy Minister Dwight Duncan Toronto Star Aug 20/05

CIBC to pay $2.4-billion to settle Enron investors suit Globe and Mail Aug 3/05

High energy costs hurt Ontario industryToronto Star Jul 27/05

Soaring hydro rates force firms to reconsider expansion plans G&M Jul 25/05

Ontario law firms gear up for energy boomlet G&M Apr 11/05

Electricity rates will vary by household and season, `Smart meter' to apply three fees Toronto Star Jan 18/05

2004 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Conservation plans across the GTA come with rate hike Tornoto Star, Dec 11/04

Chiefs reject MNR hydro-electric dam policy Wawatay News Dec 4/04

Hydro proposal would double peak-time costs Toronto Star Nov 30/04

Private firms dispute cost of smart meters Toronto Star Oct 30/04

Smart meters could cost Ontario $2.3 billion. All households to have one by 2010 Toronto Star Oct 28/04

Hydro deregulation urged by Fraser Institute's Mark Mullins Toronto Star Oct 26/04

Revise Ontario proposed marijuana grow-ops law Toronto Star Oct 11/04

Law would cut marijuana grow-op power Toronto Star Oct 8/04

Ontario Power Generation mercury emissions up, Canadian Press, September 27, 2004

Ontario scrambles to replace coal-fired power plants Toronto Star Aug 28/04

Keep nuclear waste accessible, says report Toronto Star Aug 26/04

Emergency preparedness plans gain attention Toronto Star Aug 14/04

Ontario better prepared for blackout: McGuinty CP Aug 12/04

Enron gouged customers of $1.1 Billion, utility says AP Jun 14/04

Alberta government welcomes Direct Energy Calgary Herald May 16/04

Direct Energy says it reacts to consumer complaints swiftly and appropriately Calgary Herald May 16/04

Direct Energy door-to-door salesmen sales agents Calgary Herald May 16/04

Direct Energy and forged gas and electricity contracts Calgary Herald May 16/04

Direct Energy complaints by consumers Calgary Herald May 16/04

California faces repeat of deregulation debate AP April 16/04

Manitoba's hydro may keep lights on Toronto Star Apr 12/04

Hydrogen Sulphide emissions from Bruce Nuclear heavy water plant Toronto Star Apr 10/04

OPG, Hydro One salaries soar CP Apr 9/04

4,000 at OPG got over $100Gs Toronto Sun Apr 7/04

Hydro rates increasing again Mississauga News Mar 31/04

Independent Electricity Market Operator warns of power shortfalls, Canadian Press, March 31, 2004

Private nuclear power operators backed by John Manley, Toronto Star, March 30, 2004

Province to help poor pay the bills. $2 million will cover hydro costs Toronto Star Mar 29/04

No hydro rate relief for poor Toronto Star Mar 25/04

Natural gas, hydro going up, London Free Press, Mar 25/04

Coal plant closings worry chemical sector Toronto Star Mar 23/04

Harris tipped $18.5Gs for Hydro One advice, Toronto Sun, March 18, 2004

Mike Harris got $18,000 for advice on Hydro Toronto Star Mar 18/04

Ontario's hydro bill: $40 Billion Toronto Sun Mar 18/04

Plans to shut down Nanticoke threatens 900 Hydro jobs London Free Press Mar 18/04

Toronto Hydro net income for 2003 $95.6 million Toronto Hydro Corporation Feb 27/04

Cutting coal-fired plants questioned when natural gas supplies dwinding Toronto Star Feb 24/04

Hydro utilities trying once again to pull off merger. Vaughan to join with Markham Toronto Star Feb 20/04

OPG cuts Pickering top jobs contracts. Mothballed nuclear units future uncertain Toronto Star Feb 7/04

Councillor moves to keep the lights on Lindsay This Week Jan 27/04

On the brink in blackout Toronto almost ran out of water Toronto Star Jan 5/04

2003 Electricity Newspaper Articles

CIBC to settle with SEC in Enron probe, Toronto Star Dec 20/03

Close deregulated electricity market, by John Wilson, Toronto Star, December 10, 2003

Answers still owed on Pickering fiasco Toronto Star Dec 6/03

Epic botch-up could leave Ontario cold G&M Dec 5/03

Energy policy needed before lights go out, Toronto Star, November 27, 2003

Ohio company at heart of blackout Toronto Star Nov 20/03

How serious is this mess?, Toronto Star, September 18, 2003

How did we get into this mess?, Toronto Star, September 17, 2003

Corporation fined after young man lost 3 limbs Toronto Star Sep 12/03

How one power grid kept lights on Toronto Star Sep 8/03

Blackout shines the spotlight on province's power politics Toronto Star Aug 23/03

How our nuclear reactors failed us Ottawa Citizen Aug 20/03

The complexity of switching lights back on Globe and Mail Aug 20/03

Man dies alone during blackout Toronto Star Aug 17/03

Power system needs enlightened planning St Catherines Standard Jun 26/03

Lay off the grill top Tory advises, His comments are called 'ridiculous Toronto Star Jun 25/03

Editorial: Beware your hydro bill Toronto Star Jun 20/03

Direct Energy Marketing and Ontario Energy Savings fined for fraud CP Jun 20/03

Staff cut corners at nuclear plant Toronto Star, Feb 7/03

2002 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Liberal leader warns against hydro selloff Ottawa Sun Nov 9/02

Hydro cost may boost tax bills The Kitchener-Waterloo Record Nov 9/02

Veridian says it's got bills to pay too Belleville Expositor Nov 6/02

Critics blast Ontario power deregulation Globe and Mail Nov 2/02

Hydro Ottawa says don't blame us Ottawa Citizen Oct 30/02

Power bills boost food bank ranks Barrie Advance Oct 30/02

Hydro nearly cut off to disabled child. Would not be able to power ventilator needed to survive Canadian Press Oct 29/02

Minister vows fast hydro asset sale Financial Post Oct 25/02

John Manley: GST stays on hydro tax, Ottawa Sun, October 23, 2002

Hydro deregulation was supposed to improve things but that was a crock Toronto Sun Oct 20/02

Landlord refuses to pay 'exorbitant' hydro bill, Kitchener Waterloo Record, October 11, 2002

Nuclear plant leasing deal will be costly Auditor says Globe and Mail Jun 7/02

Power prices manipulated in three cases; Alberta Power Pool probe concludes Edmonton Journal May 29/02

Ontarians face price shocks on hydro bills, but Mike Harris says prices will drop Globe and Mail Feb 9/02

2001 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Tories electricity plan spells financial disaster, Myron Gordon and John Wilson, Toronto Star, April 30, 2001

Privatizing electricity makes no sense by Thomas Walkom, Toronto Star Jan 30/01

The true lessons of California Toronto Star Jan 30/01

2000 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Producing Electricity from Natural Gas a Dead End Toronto Star Dec 14/00

Hydro fumble Toronto Star Jun 24/00. Ontario Energy Minister Jim Wilson's promise to introduce legislation to prevent municipalities from raising hydro rates as a hidden tax grab, a promise he broke at the end of 2000

1999 Electricity Newspaper Articles

Questionable economics in Hydro sell-off, Editorial Toronto Star Apr 18/99

1998 Electricity Newspaper Articles

T.O. Hydro bills may drop 20%, Toronto Sun Jun 11/98. Yes, the government was claiming the prices could go down with deregulation of prices, just as they claimed dramatically weakening rent regulations would lower rents.

Soon you can shop for hydro, Energy Probe, supports the changes, Toronto Star Jun 10/98

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