If these provinces do not comply, they may be hit with another carbon tax.
Solar panels and wind turbines require more than 10 times the quantity of materials compared to carbon fuel-based alternatives.
The federal carbon tax will ultimately max out at $170 per tonne in 2030.
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.
Since 2006, wind and solar generators in Texas have received about $19.4 billion in federal, state and local subsidies.
Per-capita solid waste disposal declined by 10 per cent between 2002 and 2018.
Solar and bioenergy generators absorb 15 per cent of the surcharge yet generate only three per cent of Ontario’s electricity.
The subsequent higher electricity prices resulted in an estimated additional 1,280 deaths.