Job losses attributed to rising electricity costs outweigh the jobs created in the renewable energy sector.
High electricity prices were responsible for roughly 75,000 job losses in the province’s manufacturing sector.
Long-term guaranteed contracts for renewable energy generators such as wind and solar power have increased electricity costs in Ontario.
New report examines the U.S. electricity grid.
The prime minister threw not one, but two of his own party’s premiers under the bus.
Renewable energy sources require 100 per cent backup power.
Higher energy costs have helped drive Ontario’s anemic economic performance.
Adding more expensive renewables will not help Atlantic Canadians already burdened with high energy prices and expenditures.
Consumers will pay $9.2 billion more for renewables under the current plan than Ontario’s previous program.
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.