Almost 90 per cent of the revenue to renewable generators came from the subsidy.
wind and solar
In 2016, Toronto residents paid $60 more per month than the average Canadian for electricity.
The province exported electricity to other provinces and states, costing Ontario between $732 million and $1.25 billion.
B.C.’s climate change programs violate sound economic reasoning.
The plan may cost the province up to $93 billion.
Those smart thermostats won't be free—taxpayers will foot the bill.
Canada’s non-hydro renewables start from a very low baseline of both capacity and generation.
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.