electricity consumption

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Europe’s skyrocketing power prices underscore challenges with renewable sources

Europe’s energy crunch should serve as a cautionary tale for governments across North America with regard to the challenges of abruptly changing our energy mix by subsidizing renewable energy.


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Canadian policymakers should learn from ‘renewable’ experience in California and Texas

Since 2006, wind and solar generators in Texas have received about $19.4 billion in federal, state and local subsidies.


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Ontario reduces hydro rates yet fundamental problems still plague province’s electricity market

Solar and bioenergy generators absorb 15 per cent of the surcharge yet generate only three per cent of Ontario’s electricity.


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Our policymakers can learn from Japan’s ‘nuclear’ response

The subsequent higher electricity prices resulted in an estimated additional 1,280 deaths.


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At the end of March, the CEO of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) issued a directive regarding the implementation of Ontario's "Long term energy plan," which spells out what the provincial energy regulator plans to do to spur energy conservation.