ontario green energy act

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Environmental Defence goes on the offence
And ideal model of pricing carbon would include 100 per cent rebates of revenue.

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Ontario should cancel existing contracts with renewable energy—not just future contracts

The Green Energy Act provided long-term guaranteed contracts to renewable energy generators at above market rates.


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Central planning strangling Ontario’s economy

Today’s high electricity prices are largely the result of policy choices including big subsidies for green energy producers.


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Ontario’s plan to increase electric vehicle purchases may cost up to $277 million over the next five years.


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The Ontario government shows no sign of abandoning its costly and ineffective “green” programs.

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The government’s push for electric cars is an example of a policy that reduces emissions only minimally and at an unnecessarily high cost.

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Ontario government subsidized buyers of the $1.1 million Porsche 918 Spyder.


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Between the winters of 2005 and 2015, Ontario’s electricity prices increased by more than 50 per cent.

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Earlier this month the Fraser Institute published a report sharply critical of one of the flagship policies of the Ontario government, namely the Ontario Green Energy Act (GEA). We found that the Act is costing Ontario over $5 billion annually but yields negligible environmental benefits, and that equivalent or greater benefits could have been achieved using conventional pollution control measures at less than one-tenth the cost.