wind and solar

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By subsidizing wind and solar power, the government put its green agenda ahead of Ontarians

Almost 90 per cent of the revenue to renewable generators came from the subsidy.


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The province exported electricity to other provinces and states, costing Ontario between $732 million and $1.25 billion.


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Canada’s non-hydro renewables start from a very low baseline of both capacity and generation.


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Queen’s Park’s policies have raised the cost of electricity to the point of bankrupting individuals and businesses.

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The Government of Ontario recently signed a $7 billion no-bid contract with two Korean companies to supply wind and solar power to the province. Officials claim the backroom deal will boost green industry and job creation. But it's hard to fathom how the additional employment can possibly be beneficial when each new manufacturing job will cost taxpayers a whopping $303,472. Nor do dramatic increases in electricity rates constitute much of a bargain.