Atlantic Canada had the highest incidence of energy poverty—20.6 per cent of households.
Ontario’s plan to increase electric vehicle purchases may cost up to $277 million over the next five years.
In 2013, 30 per cent of households earning $27,000 or less had to devote 10 per cent or more of their expenditures to energy.
Five out of seven Canadian regions had higher percentages of energy poverty in 2013 than in 2010.
Two interesting articles were published recently discussing energy poverty in developing countries, and different ideas about what should be done to alleviate it.