Tag Archives: act

Ontario’s Green Energy Act — Where Did the Money Go?

Bob Runciman — The Toronto Sun — March 24, 2012 TORONTO – There’s no question that the ORNGE scandal merits the concentrated focus of Ontario’s opposition parties and the creation of a select committee to thoroughly investigate what happened and why, and, if possible, recover millions of taxpayers’ dollars. However, one hopes these same parties don’t continue […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Ontario ‘in way too deep’

Elliot Ferguson — The Whig Standard — March 15, 2012 Those involved in the debate over solar and wind power projects in the Kingston area are taking a wait-and-see attitude to changes reported to be coming for the province’s feed-in-tariff strategy. Media reports in Toronto said changes to the Green Energy Act will be announced […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Affordable Energy Will Power Economy — Tim Hudak

Niagara this Week — March 5, 2012 PC leader to table bill halting FIT program Tim Hudak will be tabling a private member’s bill Wednesday to address Ontario’s affordable energy needs. “Average Ontario energy prices could soon be the highest in North America outside Prince Edward Island,” said Hudak, MPP for Niagara West-Glanbrook, citing a […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Hallelujah!! Finally a Municipality With Some Guts!!!

Getting tough on turbines Plympton-Wyoming wants big money from wind operators by Heather Wright — February 29, 2012 PLYMPTON-WYOMING – Plympton-Wyoming says industrial wind turbine operators will have to put down a $200,000 deposit for each of the massive energy makers before any soil is turned. It’s one of two new standards the township council […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →

Greater local voice in the wind for turbines in Ontario

Province willing to tweak controversial Green Energy Act Deborah Van Brenk — London Free Press — February 29, 2012 As wind turbines multiply like rabbits across Ontario’s countryside, the provincial energy minister’s assurances of greater local voice over where they’re located is being met with a mixture of optimism and doubt. “This is an opportunity […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

No Wonder Urban Ontarians are Clueless About our Plight.

Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press reported this today… “Local governments will have more say over wind and solar energy projects, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Monday after a handful of politicians walked out on his speech to the Rural Ontario Municipalities Association. “I cannot help but observe, as you did, that some folks left when I […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Green Energy Act Should Be Scrapped Immediately

February 2, 2012 ONTARIO TRAILING THE WORLD…AGAIN NORTH BAY – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli says it’s time Ontario started paying attention to a growing global trend in green energy. “While Dalton McGuinty continues to drag us down his ideological green garden path – siphoning more and more money out of your wallet with each monthly […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →