In 2016, Toronto residents paid $60 more per month than the average Canadian for electricity.
If wind and solar power are “cheaper” than conventional generation, then there would be no need for subsidies.
Long-term guaranteed contracts for renewable energy generators such as wind and solar power have increased electricity costs in Ontario.
From 2008 to 2016, residential electricity prices in Ontario rose by 71 per cent.
The so-called “Global Adjustment” covers everything other than the cost of actually generating electricity.
Canada’s non-hydro renewables start from a very low baseline of both capacity and generation.